Obituaries 11.27.01

Pamela Brown

AMORY – Pamela Ann Jackson Brown, 44, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at her residence in Amory. She was born in Booneville and grew up in the Marietta community of Prentiss County. She was a graduate of New Site High School, where she was a cheerleader, was voted most beautiful and was voted Miss New Site High School of 1975. She was a member of East Marietta Baptist Church. She married Nathan O’Neal Brown in 1975. She had lived in Brandon before moving to Amory about five years ago. She was co-owner, with her husband, of Amory Ford . She enjoyed family activities.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home with Bro. Dewayne Morgan and Bro. Elbert Ray Bennett officiating. Burial will be in the Little Brown Creek Cemetery in New Site. E. E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory and Booneville Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Nathan Brown of Amory; two sons, Tony Joe Brown and Adam Brendix Brown both of Amory; her mother-in-law, Maylene Brown of New Site; two brothers, Larry Neal Jackson and his wife, Michele, and Michael Joe Jackson and his wife, Jennifer, all of Marietta; one sister, Donna Kay Jackson McKay and her husband, Ronnie, of Marietta; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oneal Jackson and Virginia Ouida Barnes Jackson.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Lambert, Edmond Turnage, Tom Orsborn, Marty Nicholson, Don Leech and Wayne Breedlove.

Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Amory Ford.

Sadie Tate

ABERDEEN – Sadie Miller Tate, 93, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at her home in Aberdeen. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, she was born Feb. 20, 1908, to Frank and Elizabeth Gosa Miller. She was a graduate of Hatley High School and a member of Faith Christian Chapel in Hatley. She enjoyed reading, fishing and gardening.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Todd Bowen officiating. Burial will be in the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen.

Survivors include five daughters, Joyce Robertson and her husband, James, Dimple Tucker, and Mary Waycaster and her husband, Charles, all of Aberdeen, Ruth Owings of Greenville, and Chris Porter and her husband, Latney, of Alamo, Tenn.; three sons, Jesse Tate and his wife, Jackie, of Aberdeen, and James Roy Tate and his wife, Bonnie, and Robert Tate and his wife, Debbie, all of Amory; a son-in-law, Marvin Burroughs of Aberdeen; a daughter-in-law, Marie Tate of Aberdeen; a sister, Mary Wood of Aberdeen; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rufus David Tate; a daughter, Frances Burroughs; a son, David Tate; and a grandson, David Lee Burroughs.

Pallbearers will be Larry Owings, Louis Burroughs, Terry Dahlem, Mark Waycaster, Joe Robinson and Brad Tate.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Tate, Howard Dahlem, Allen Myers and Doyle Chism.

Larry W. Boxx

GUNTOWN – Larry W. Boxx, 50, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home.

Ray Wren

BOONEVILLE – Vernon Ray Wren, 67, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bruce Murphree

BRUCE – Bruce Wayne Murphree, 68, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Oct. 19, 1933, in Calhoun County to Horace Marvin Murphree and Hazel Webb Murphree. He was a retired self-employed carpenter, and a member of the David Murphree Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, a quartermaster and life member of VFW Post 5571, and a member of American Legion Post 0031.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with the Rev. W.R. Harrelson and the Rev. Wayne Cobb officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Bruce.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Joan Brown Murphree of Bruce; two daughters, Barbara Lynn Poynor Spratlin and her husband, Larry, of Germantown, Tenn., and Marta Michelle Murphree Turner of Bruce; two grandchildren, John Kellen Spratlin and Lauren Anne Spratlin; a brother, Hoyt Murphree of Picayune.

Pallbearers will be Fred Murphree, Clay Brown, Jimmy Webb, Leodis Chrestman, Ricky Cowsert, C.R. Easley Jr., Sam Brown and Steve Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Max Bollinger, John Fooshee, Sherman Nolan, Walter Wade Weeks, Zerrel Thomas Bond, Russel Young, James Pendergraph and James Newton Brown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

John Alsup

IUKA – John Aleck Alsup, 89, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Frank Williamson officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery at Walnut.

Survivors include his wife, Opal Alsup of Iuka; a daughter, Dorothy Alsup Johnson and her husband, Joe, of Iuka; two brothers, J.T. Alsup of Iuka and James Alsup of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a sister, Mary Helen Porterfield of Iuka; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Aleck Tazz Alsup and Billy Wayne Alsup.

Frances C. Cobb

CALHOUN CITY – Frances C. Cobb, 80, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born May 31, 1921, in Pontotoc County. She was a homemaker, a retired secretary for Beasley Insurance Company and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Smith and the Rev. Jim Vance officiating. Burial will be in Calhoun City Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Bayne Cobb of Calhoun City; a daughter, Sandy Vance of Calhoun City; a son, Keith Cobb of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be David Vance, Paul Cobb, John Cobb, Mike Beasley, Robert Gaston and Alvin Denley.

Mary Vaughn

BROOKSVILLE – Mary Brown Vaughn, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at the Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. She was born Aug. 3, 1932, in Marshall, Texas, to Mary and Nealy James Brown. She grew up in the Brooksville/Crawford area. She was a graduate of Brooksville High School and Mississippi Southern College with a B.S. degree. She lived on the mission field in Latin America for 17 years. She had been a member of the Peoples Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, Biloxi River Baptist Church in Gulfport and the Brooksville Baptist Church. She had lived in the Brooksville area for the past 15 years. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading and loved her family.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Brooksville Baptist Church with Bro. Bill Vaughn, the Rev. Allen Smith Jr., the Rev. Wayne Fleming and the Rev. Huey Diffey officiating. Burial will be in Brooksville Cemetery. Cockrell Funeral Home of Macon is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Bill Vaughn of Brooksville; two daughters, Vicky Darlene Vaughn Templeton of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Mary Ellen Vaughn Souder of Mansfield, Ohio; a son, Nealy James Vaughn of Destin, Fla.; four grandchildren; a sister, Annie B. Heard of Brooksville; his mother, Mary Brown of Brooksville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Nealy James Brown, and a son, William V. “Thumper” Vaughn III.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Templeton, Josh Templeton, Mitch Templeton, Bruce Souder, Brian Souder and Sam Heard Jr.

Memorials may be made to the Bill Vaughn Missionary Ministries, Route 1, Box 218, Brooksville MS 39739.

Ella Mae Topp

PONTOTOC – Ella Mae Topp, 86, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors of Verona.

Leonard F. Tate Sr.

WEST POINT – Leonard F. Tate Sr., 73, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at the Clay County Medical Center. He was born Aug. 15, 1928, in Monroe County to the late Lem and Lilly Belle Allen Tate. He was a retired painter and a member of Gospel Lighthouse Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Bro. Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Tate of West Point; two sons, Leonard Tate Jr. and his wife, Barbara, of West Point, and Johnny Tate and his wife, Judy, of Pheba; a daughter, Sue Boeke and her husband, Ray, of West Point; two sisters, Girlen Smith and Frances Edwards, both of West Point; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Larry Boeke, Johnathan Tate, Randy Hollis, Elvis Strickland, Doug Hannah and Brian Collins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. T.N. Braddock, Bro. Billy Denton, Richard Braman, Tom Keller, Louis Keller and Dewayne Copes.

J.E. Basden Jr.

BRANYAN – James E. “J.E.” Basden Jr., 83, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Ellistown Baptist Church. He was an avid bird hunter and knife reconditioner and collector.

Services were Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at Waters Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Terry Faulkner officiating. Burial was in the Ellistown Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Pauline Basden of the Branyan community; two daughters, June Basden, and Sharon Coleman and her husband, Glenn, all of Branyan; three sons, David Basden and his wife, Renee, Ronnie Basden and Ricky Basden, all of Branyan; a sister, Edna Coker of Ellistown; a brother, Milton Basden and his wife, Ann, of Bolivar, Tenn.; three sisters-in-law, Nellie Basden of Blair, and Lucille Gregory and Ora Meador, both of Tupelo; his grandchildren, Jeremy and Ashley Coleman, Belinda Bruce and her husband, Lee, Beth Basden and Ben Basden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Ed Basden and Myrtle Basden; a brother, William Basden; and three brothers-in-law, Herman Meador, Oscar Gregory and Kermit Coker.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Coleman, Ben Basden, Lee Bruce and Chris Roberson.

Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Coker, Larry Coker, Billy Coker, Denny Basden, Carl Basden and Edward Basden.

Annie Dilworth

CORINTH – Annie Jean Green Dilworth, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker for 48 years. She enjoyed her Ladies Bible Class studies and church work.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at South Parkway Church of Christ with Daniel Hope officiating. Burial will be in the Annie Dilworth Cemetery in Biggersville. Patterson’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Hullion D. Dilworth; a son, Ronald Dilworth of Corinth; five daughters, Vivian Dilworth of Booneville, Regina Graham and her husband, Anthony, Terissa Patterson and her husband, Jackie, and Barbara Curlee, all of Corinth, and Arnita Stafford and her husband, Dwight, of Rienzi; three sisters, Annie Laura Bowers of Corinth, Mildred Brown of Indianapolis, Ind., and Rona Mae Davis of Rienzi; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Lucille Green and Andrew Jackson “A.J.” Stovall; six brothers, Willie Roy Boone, William Stovall, Lewis Stovall, Oliver Stovall, Johnny Stovall and Huey B. Stovall; thee sisters, Louise Green, Martha Louise Boone and Avery L. Harris; a cousin, Jessie Sullivan.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Butch Hester

GUNTOWN – Raymond Elkin “Butch” Hester, 64, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at his daughter’s home in Mooreville. A lifelong resident of lee County, he was born Oct. 8, 1937, to the late Dewey Hester and Martha Ever Hill Hester. He was a retired farmer, a veteran of the Korean conflict and a Baptist. He enjoyed fishing and playing bingo.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Bro. Terry Harmon officiating. Burial will be in the Unity Cemetery.

Survivors include his daughter, Tawania Hester of Mooreville; two sons, Terry Hester and Timothy Hester, both of Corinth; the mother of the children, Joyce Kidd of Corinth; nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ted Hester, in 1987; a stepson, Kenneth Hakes, in 1997; and his parents.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Mauldin, Kenny Roberts, Marti Minor, Bobby Hare, Lee Cayson and Tim Mayben.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Wednesday.

Janice Glissen

FULTON – Janice L. Tallant Glissen, 39, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, in Sevierville, Tenn., as the result of an automobile accident. She was born Aug. 30, 1962. She was a 1980 graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School and had been employed at the Itawamba County Tax Assessor’s Office for the last several years. She enjoyed traveling, shopping and playing Bunko.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Billy Adams, Bro. Michael Yielding and Bro. Terry Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Matt Glissen and Jacob Glissen, both of the home; her father and mother, George and Louise Boren Tallant of Fulton; four aunts, Haron Mills, Larue Yarber, Maylene Tallant Cody and Mable Scruggs; a special friend, David Thomas of Fulton.

Pallbearers will be Eric Stevens, David Amaya, Jason Gasaway, Greg Beyer, Rodney Yielding and Danny Yielding.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. to service time Wednesday.

Grace Young

IUKA – Grace Hubbard Young, 90, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home.

Oscar Roberts

HAMILTON – Oscar Roberts, 72, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.

James P. McCalpin

RED BAY, Ala. – James P. McCalpin, 75, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, in Texas as the result of injuries received in an accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay.

Claudie Lumpkin

ASHLAND – Claudie Franklin Lumpkin, 58, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. He was a logger and timber cutter. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Benton County.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Bro. Stanley Robinson officiating and Bro. Jimmy Curle assisting. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Hanson Lumpkin of Ashland; two daughters, Christy Dawn Umberger and her husband, Gene, and Stephanie Ann Lumpkin, all of Ashland; two sons, Jerry Franklin Lumpkin and his wife, Mary, and David Michael Lumpkin, all of Ashland; a brother, Wesley Lumpkin and his wife, Edie, of Ashland; four sisters, Ida Lee Goode of Potts Camp, Ina Fay Thomas and her husband, J.C., of Falkner, Sarah Lambert of Ashland and Pauline Leitschalt of Ripley; a grandchild, Jeremiah Franklin Lumpkin of Ashland; a sister-in-law, Sally Lumpkin of Ashland; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Audrey Benton and Mary Lee Orman Lumpkin, and a brother, Clyde Lavon Lumpkin.

Pallbearers will be Al Harris, Michael Lumpkin, Josh Yeager, Cimmy Jo Yeager, Jeff Rickard, Nickey Elliot, Eddie Sides and Sammy Umberger.

Visitation will continue from 7 a.m. to service time today.

Henry C. Sutela

RIPLEY – Henry C. Sutela, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Ripley. He was a Lutheran. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, an ex-POW, a member of the VFW and a lifetime member of the DAV.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Baker and the Rev. Lamar Grisham officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Willodyne Sutela of Ripley; three sons, Gary Sutela, Bruce Sutela and Clifton Sutela, all of Royal Oak, Mich.; three stepsons, Ronnie Waldrep of Taylor, Mich., Eddie Joe Waldrep of Macedonia, Mich., and Thomas Waldrep of Shelby, Mich.; four stepdaughters, Sharon Medlin of Ripley, Irene Bunting of Hollew, Mich., Madeline Gibson of Lakewood, Colo., and Deb Bunting of Leslie, Mich.; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Sanni Tapola Sutela.

Pallbearers will be John Willis, Brian Waldon, William Reeves, Dave Bunting, Russell Bunting and Wade Young.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Waldrep and Joe Waldrep.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Clara Meaders

ABERDEEN – Clara Meaders died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jackson Mortuary.

Ruby Dewberry

WINFIELD, Ala. – Ruby Pennington Dewberry, 87, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Carraway Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala. She was born Jan. 7, 1914, in Montpelier. She was the retired owner of Hilltop Grocery and Cafe, and a member of Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church in Oktibbeha County.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will be in Clear Springs Cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Randy Pennington, Ronnie Pennington and Cindi Hadley; five great-grandchildren, Kalie Pennington, Heather Pennington, Dakota Pennington, Kenzie Hadley and Chaney Hadley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Dewberry, and a son, Don Pennington.

Esther B. Burcham

BURNSVILLE – Esther B. Burcham, 87, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at her home after a long illness. She was a cosmetologist and businesswoman in Ballard County, Ky., and McCracken County, Ky., for many years. She was a member of Antioch Primitive Baptist Church near Corinth.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Cecil Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Burcham of Tampa, Fla., and Ronald Burcham of Tuba City, Ariz.; two daughters, Martha Despins of Iuka and Margaret Alexander of Hickory, Ky.; a sister, Virginia Rinehart of Memphis; 14 grandchildren, including Teresa Bumpous McGaughy of Burnsville; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Ray Burcham; her parents, Robert and Harriette Searcy; a son, Bobby Louis Burcham; two brothers, Joe and Lester Searcy; and two sisters, Grace Coker and Mary Snow.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the church.

Shaunn Hardin

VICKSBURG – Shaunn Hardin, 29, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, in Cleveland, Tenn., as the result of injuries received in a vehicle accident. He was a native of Columbus, Ohio, a former resident of Tishomingo and a resident of Vicksburg for the past 11 years. He was the owner and operator of Triple H Mobile Home Services Inc. in Vicksburg.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Tishomingo City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Stacy K. Hardin of Vicksburg; a daughter, Madison Hardin of Vicksburg; two sons, Jeramy Hill Hardin and Chase Hardin, both of Vicksburg; his mother and stepfather, Harriet and Gary Anderson of Vicksburg; his father and stepmother, Michael and June Hardin of Tishomingo; two sisters, Jennifer Johnson of Edmond, Okla., and Stormy Goins of Alabama; two brothers, Jeff Anderson of Gilmer, Texas, and Allan Newcomb of Oklahoma.

Visitation will be from 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, 3530 Manor Drive, Vicksburg MS 39180.

Wanda Rogers

FULTON – Wanda Jane Rogers, 56, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at her home. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, to James Junior Senter and Hildred Hood Senter. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby Jarrell and Bro. Bill Adams officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Rogers of Fulton; a son, Wesley Rogers and his wife, Karen, of Eclectic, Ala.; a sister, Peggy Joyce Smith and her husband, Larry, of Fulton; her mother, Hildred Senter of Fulton.

Pallbearers will be Jason Smith, Keith Johnson, Keith Hood, Ray Crum, Randle Wigginton and Danny Wigginton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

James Crowe

BOONEVILLE – James Edward Crowe, 25, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, as the result of an automobile accident on Highway 30 East at Booneville. He was an employee of Wolverine Tube Inc. in Booneville and a member of the First Assembly of God in Memphis.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park in Booneville.

Survivors include his mother, Carolyn Crowe of Memphis; his father, Clyde Crowe of Booneville; his stepmother, Sandra Crowe of Booneville; his grandparents, Betty Gatlin of Corinth and Barbara Blassingame of Booneville.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Jennie Sides

SOMERVILLE, Tenn. – Jennie Lucille Sides, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, La. She was born in Corinth. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lafayette, La.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Cemetery in Moscow, Tenn. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Home in Somerville, Tenn., is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Ola Cook and Dolly Rhodes, both of Carencro, La.; B.A. Sides of Miami, Fla.

Memorials may be made to the Friendship Cemetery Association in Moscow, Tenn.

Eugene Osborne

RIENZI – Eugene Osborne, 68, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at the Iuka Hospital after a sudden illness. He was a former resident of Chicago and a retired machinist.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Staten Rorie officiating. Burial will be in Johns Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Osborne of Rienzi; two sisters, Teenie Osborne and Ethel Osborne, both of Harlington, Ky.

Visitation will be from noon to service time today at the funeral home.

Myrl L. High

JACKSON – Myrl L. High, 82, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a retired employee of Tenneco and a member of Southside Baptist Church in Jackson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mortimer Funeral Chapel in New Albany with the Rev. James Thomas Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Glenfield Memorial Park in New Albany.

Survivors include his wife, Lynda F. High of Jackson; three daughters, Patricia Scott of Lexington, Ky., Margaret Grider of Liberty, Ky., and Brenda Hendrix of Ponce, Puerto Rico; a son, Travis High of Jackson; a sister, Eloise McCarter of New Albany; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. today.

Virginia Bourg

BURNSVILLE – Virginia Marie Hollis Bourg, 64, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at her home. She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Community Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Travis Shea officiating. Burial will be in Community Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a son, James King and his wife, Dwana, of Gulfport; three brothers, Wesley Hollis of Memphis, J.P. Hollis of Southaven and Joe Hollis of Iuka; a sister, Mittie Shea of Burnsville; two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Community Pentecostal Church.

Rickey Turner

RIPLEY – Richard Wayne “Rickey” Turner, 41, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at his home. He was a Baptist and an employee of Benchcraft for 22 years.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. B ill Baker officiating. Burial will be in Golden Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Turner of Ripley; a son, Justin Turner of Ripley; two sisters, Sarah Ann Cantrell and her husband, K.C., of Amory, and Linda Bradford and her husband, Fred, of Hickory Flat; a brother, Jimmy Turner of Ripley; two nieces, Dena Waldo and Lisa Smith; other nieces and nephews; special friends, Darrell and Brenda Rawson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Callie Smith Turner, and a brother, Gene Turner.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Rawson, Gene Knight, Donald Hurt, Randy Sanford, Wade Jeter and Robbie Ford.

Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Meeks and Jonathon Turner.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Albert Griffin

Albert Griffin died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Jackson Mortuary.