Obituaries February 17, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Lillie Galloway
PONTOTOC – Lillie J. Washington Galloway, 93, entered her heavenly home Feb. 16, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center of Tupelo. She was born in Pontotoc on March 3, 1918, to George Will Washington and Amanda Holloway Washington. She married Thomas Henry Galloway on June 9, 1933, and shared 61 wonderful years together until his homegoing May 18, 1995. Through the years they lived in the Pontotoc, Amory, Calhoun City areas and, before his passing, they lived in Nettleton. She lived at River Place Nursing Center in Amory for six years. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a Christian and a member of Word of Life Church in Tupelo. Her greatest joy was spending time with her Christian family. A son, two grandsons and one great-grandson are ministers of the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. She was a homemaker and a retired factory worker.
A Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home Chapel with her grandson, Bro. Tommy Galloway, and Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in the Judah Cemetery in the South Pontotoc area.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Jones (Vernon) of Memphis and Bonnie Moore (Terry) of Lincoln, Ala.; one son, Thomas Galloway (Laverne) of Amory; nine grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Willie Galloway of Tupelo; one brother, J.I. Washington of Worth, Ill.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Amanda Washington; her husband, Henry Galloway; two children, William Galloway and Frances Barnes; and one grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Terry Barnes, Jerry Barnes, Jon Riley, Landon Galloway, Adrian Dyson and Aaron Dyson.
Visitation will be today, Feb. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. at Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
The family requests donations may be sent to “The Cure” TV Ministry by mail to c/o Word of Life Church, 1984 Cliff Gookin Blvd., Tupelo, MS 38801 or by telephone (662) 620-0784. Any donations will be appreciated and will go to the furtherance of the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Frank Dilworth
AMORY – Frank Howard “Roho,” “Jabbo,” “Mud Hog” Dilworth, 62, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born July 24, 1949, to Kermit Dilworth and Mirtle Louise Morgan Buckingham in Amory. He lived the past 30-plus years in Dallas. He was a graduate of West Amory High School and a member of Carter’s Chapel Faith Temple. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. After returning home from the Navy he became owner and operator of Dilworth Masonry Construction Company of Amory and Dallas, Texas. A well-rounded person and avid collector, he enjoyed people, cars, motorcycles and boats. He enjoyed the Gospel Sons singing, while laying bricks on a brick wall. He received many awards and trophies on his motorcycles.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Carter’s Chapel Faith Temple in Amory with Elder William H. Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery. Darden amp& Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his mother, Mirtle Louise (Ervie) Buckingham of Amory; four daughters, Zundra Dilworth of Mexico, Amanda (Ruben) Jenkins of Dallas, Phyllis Monique (Craig) Nichols of Amory and Brittany Dilworth of Dallas; two brothers, Derbert Lee (Gloria) Dilworth of Ocean Springs and Kermit “Cutt” (Lois) Dilworth III of Columbus; one sister, Ruth Dickerson of Washington D.C.; nine grandchildren and two great-grand children.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Kermit Dilworth II, Lee Farris Dilworth and Dermit Dilworth.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today with the family hour from 6 to 7 p.m. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service time on Saturday.
Vernell Moore
IUKA – Vernell Moore, 82, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka.
Preston Davis
GUNTOWN – Preston E. Davis, 79, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at his home in Guntown. He was born Oct. 19, 1932, to Tom Davis and Gertrude Carrouthers Davis. He was a member of the Temple of Compassion and Deliverancs Church, where he was a deacon and served on the Father Board. He retired from Tupelo Water amp& Light Department after 34 years.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Temple of Compassion and Deliverance Church with Bishop Clarence Parks officiating. Burial will be in the Full Gospel Cemetery in Baldwyn. Agnew & Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Davis of Guntown; one daughter, Antoinette Davis of Guntown; four sons, Jerry Davis, Ronney Davis (Dexter) and Tracy Davis (Stephanie), all of Guntown, and James Eddie Davis (Katrina) of Baldwyn; one sister, Mary Lois Tynes (Earl) of Riverside, Calif.; three brothers, James Mayes (Delois) and Alvin Mayesm both of Florida, and Maurice Davis (Vernon) of Osceola, Ark.; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, his grandparents and his best friend, Roy Beene.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family hour will be from 5 to 6 p.m.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
Paul Jarrell
TUPELO – Paul Jarrell, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel.
Maria Seals
PLANTERSVILLE – Maria Brackett Shack Seals, 88, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the Tupelo Nursing amp& Rehabilitation in Tupelo. She was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Lee County to Eddie Brackett and Mary Smith Brackett. She was a member of Jerusalem M.B. Church in Nettleton.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jerusalem M.B. Church in Nettleton with the Rev. Carl Shack delivering the eulogy and the Rev. Craig Fields officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Agnew amp& Sons Funeral of Verona is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Earie Hill of Tupelo, Lisa Seals and Linda Seals, both of Plantersville; three sons, Mark Seals of Verona, and Raydale Shack and Carl Shack, both of Nettleton; two stepsons, Odell Shack of Verona and O’Neal Riley of Tupelo; two sisters, Sadie Brown of Tupelo and Queenie Hill of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Jerry Brackett of Flint, Mich., and Preston Brackett of Verona; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Odell Shack and Lunce Seals; six sisters; and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to service.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
Larry D. Watts
MEMPHIS – Larry D. Watts, 67, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at his home in Memphis. He attended Kingsbury High School in Memphis. After serving four years with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era, he moved to Baldwyn and graduated from the University of Mississippi. He was selected in 1973 as Mississippi’s Mr. Future Business Executive and served as state president of Phi Beta Lambda. He worked in the banking profession for many years and graduated from the LSU School of Banking of the South. He was charter vice president of Baldwyn State Bank, now Regions Bank in Baldwyn.
Always interested in the community and active in civic affairs, he was a charter member of the Baldwyn Jaycees, a member of the Lions Club, a charter member of the Rotary Club and a founding member of the Okeelala Festival. He also served as Cub Scout Master and on the advisory board of the Girl Scouts of America. For many years, he served as a certified lay speaker for the United Methodist Church.
After spending several years in the banking profession, Mr. Watts established the first State Farm Insurance Agency in Baldwyn, where he was very successful, attaining membership in the prestigious State Farm President’s Club. Since retiring from State Farm Insurance, he has lived in Memphis for the past 14 years.
He is survived by his three children, Barry Watts (Kellie) of Brandon, Lauren Walker (Wenton) of Madison and Warren Watts of Brandon; two grandchildren, Brandon and Dillon Walker of Madison; the mother of his children, Glenda Watts of Ridgeland; three sisters, Sandra Petech (George) of Olive Branch Linell Imming (John) of Tampa, Fla., and Deborah Smith (Charles) of Hernando; a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Doug and Nella Watts; his brother, Noah Charles Watts; and his grandparents, Noah and Ester Lee Adams.
Per his request, his body will be cremated and a private family memorial service will be held.
His children request that memorial donations be made: “In Memory of Larry Watts” to the United Methodist Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 2415, Ridgeland MS 39158-2415.
Annette Simpson
RIPLEY – Annette Tapp Simpson, 89, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Tupelo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Tupelo. She was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Falkner to William Grace and Remelle Craig Tapp. She was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ. She loved to sing and play classical piano, and she loved the Lord. After graduating high school in Alamo, Tenn., she attended college at Harding University and Blue Mountain College before graduating from Delta State University. She taught school for several years before she married.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Malcom George officiating. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Garden.
She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Simpson of Corinth; one son, Dr. William David Simpson (Judy) of Tupelo; two grandsons, William Tigrett Simpson and Mark Craig Simpson; and two sisters, Agnes Wamble of Dallas, Texas, and Elise Tapp of Houston, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Booth Simpson; her parents; and two siblings, Waltina Tapp and William Craig Tapp.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. today Friday at Ripley Funeral Home.
To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, go to www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Kennadie Mardis
BOONEVILLE – Kennadie Elise Mardis, 2-year-old daughter of Gregory Allen Conley and Jessica Lynn Kennedy Conley, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home following a long illness. She was born March 10, 2009, in Memphis. She attended Jones Chapel Baptist Church. She loved music, dancing, being the main attraction, swimming, playing with family members, having others read to her and playing outside.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tommy Wright and Bro. David Krech officiating. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery.
She is survived by her parents, Gregory Allen Conley and Jessica Lynn Kennedy Conley; two brothers, Everett and Owen Mardis of Booneville; two sisters, Shelby Conley of Booneville and Jamie Thompson of Memphis; grandparents, Chuck and Cheryl Kennedy of Booneville, Phil and Judeth Mardis of New Albany, Randy Conley, and Ronnie and Rhonda Jourdan, all of Booneville; great-grandparents, Betty Kennedy and Johnnie Belding, both of Magee, Joyce Burks of Booneville, Richard and Charlene Finch of Rienzi, Herbert and Helen Conley of Memphis, and Barbara Brown of Tishomingo; great-great-grandmother, Eva Lyon of Magee; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and special friends, Hanna Taylor of Booneville and Kathy Reese of Tupelo.
She was preceded in death by great-grandfather, Kenneth Brown.
Pallbearers are Jon David Kennedy, Joshua Kennedy, Clay McKissack and Mark Conley.
Honorary pallbearers are her aunts, uncles, and cousins, and the doctors and nurses of Le Bonheur Hospital.
Wayne Soper
TUPELO – Donald Wayne Soper, 55, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Jan. 16, 1957, in Lee County to Donald Gail Soper and Bonnie Graham Soper. He graduated from Tupelo High School and furthered his education at Northeast Community College and the University of Mississippi. He has been known for many years as the “Windshield Doctor,” being owner and operator of the business as well as co-owner of Sun Coast Concrete and Farmers Market on McCullough Boulevard. An avid Ole Miss fan, a great outdoorsman and a master archer, he enjoyed all types of sports including deer and turkey hunting; fishing (especially crappie fishing with his mother), trapping and arrowhead hunting; cooking with his family, truck farming, gardening and his dog, Missy. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church, where he enjoyed singing and the fellowship with his church family. His greatest joy was his children.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. today at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. David Hatfield and Bro. Terry Lee officiating. Private burial will follow in Tupelo Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today.
Survivors include the mother of his children, Angie Soper of Fawn Grove; daughter, Leigh Soper of Tupelo; son, Josh Soper of Fawn Grove; his mother, Bonnie Soper of Tupelo; three brothers, Mike Soper (Nelda), Andy Soper (Tami) and Tim Soper (Liz), all of Tupelo; nieces and nephews, Christy, Mitch, Blair, Brandi, Tyler, Andrew and Stacey Ann Soper, and Jenny Bryson (David); and great-nieces, Ana and Meg Bryson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Soper.
Pallbearers will be Josh Soper, Justin Harris, Clayton Harris, Tim Soper, Andy Soper and Mike Soper.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Daniels, Erkskin Bates, Bob Card, Rudolph Franks, Rev. Robert Shirley, Charles Watson, Roger Bean, Greg Bates, Bill Bates, Billy Cother, Butch Stanley and Austin Brashears.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.
Isaac McGuirt
OXFORD – Isaac Gene McGuirt, 48, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born in Lafayette County to Isiah McGuirt and Minnie Jones McGuirt. He was a graduate of Lafayette High School. He had formerly worked at Oxford Wire and Cable before becoming disabled. He was a member of Abundant Life Assembly in Batesville, where he played the guitar. He loved playing the guitar, computers, dealing with electronics and fishing.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Toccopola Church of the Living God in Toccopola. Bishop Calvin C. Wiley will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Toccopola. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Hattie McGuirt of Oxford; two sisters, Elma Ivy and Sharon (Ivory) Lynch, all of Oxford; and his mother-in-law and father -in- law – J.D. and Louvenia Joiner of Marks.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral Home.
Lottie Evans
HOUSTON – Lottie B. Evans, 97, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the Okolona Care Center.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Westside Church of Christ in Houston. Burial will be in Houston Cemetery. Montgomery Mortuary Service of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Zemmie Shumpert
FULTON – Zemmie Katherine Pennington Shumpert died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at The Meadows Nursing Facility in Fulton. She was born in Itawamba County on Oct. 12, 1918, to Mary Etta Pennington and Claude Shumpert. She joined Pine Grove M.B. Church at an early age. She was a lifelong homemaker and babysitter. She married James Franklin Shumpert and they had one child, Willie C. Shumpert.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pine Grove M.B. Church in Fulton with the Rev. J.L. Tucker officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. N.L. Jones and Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by four granddaughters, Lisa Shumpert and Jennifer Shumpert of Nettleton, Daisy Shumpert of Baltimore, Md., and Melanie Taylor of Chicago; two grandsons, Chris Shumpert of Nettleton and Willie Calvin Shumpert of Fulton; her nieces and caregivers, Bobbie Shumpert, Theresa Ruff and Annitra Pennington of Fulton; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Willie C. Shumpert; her parents; five sisters, Frankie Mae Dabbs, Dessie Lee Shumpert, Marva Nene Pennington, Keither Merlene Howard and Rebecca Virginia Ann Pennington; and one brother, Robert Howard Pennington.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service time Saturday.
To sign the guestbook, visit nljonesandson.com.
David Bennett Sr.
ASHLAND – David Holmes Bennett Sr., 90, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born on May 15, 1921, in Tippah County to Thomas Miles and Corinne Garrett Bennett. He was a supporter and a 1942 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned a B.S. degree in agriculture. He served as a lifetime director for Mississippi Farm Bureau and had served as president and on the board of directors of the Benton County Farm Bureau many times. He was a director for MFA Oil and the Merchants and Farmers Bank of Holly Springs. He was a veteran of the World War II era, mustering out of the Navy as a chief petty officer. He worked as a county agent for Mississippi Extension Service before starting his own farming operation, which is still ongoing. He served his state as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives and always remained interested and involved in politics. He served as a colonel and aide de camp to Gov. William Waller. He served Ashland Baptist Church as a deacon, Sunday School director and in many other capacities wherever he was needed.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ashland Baptist Church with Dr. Jack Bennett and Bro. Gerald Hodges officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Chalybeate. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Dorajean Sanderson (Bobby) of Houston; two sons, Richard Grisham Bennett (Vicky) of Houston and David Holmes Bennett Jr. of Ashland; four grandchildren, Miriam Lois Garner (Jesse) and Richard Todd Bennett, both of Houston, Bennett Thad Sanderson (Jana) of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Amanda Sue Harris of Brandon; one son-in-law, Harold Harris of Brandon; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Miriam Eugenia Grisham Bennett; his parents; one daughter, Deborah Sue Harris; two sisters, Eva Sue Melvin and Mary Wilkins; and four brothers, Thomas, James, Jack and Joe Bennett.
Visitation will be at Ashland Baptist Church from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Saturday.
Memorials may be made to Ashland Baptist Church, 339 Walnut St., Ashland, MS 38603.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
Lenora Smith
OXFORD – Lenora “Topsy” Pegues Smith, 97, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a native of Lafayette County. She was a member of East Providence M.B. Church in Oxford, where she served as an usher, senior choir member, mission board member and Sunday School teacher. She was a member of the Heroines of Jericho Etta Court and the Household of Ruth. She loved fishing, gardening and working with her flowers.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Providence M.B. Church. The Rev Johnny Frost will officiate. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by a niece whom she raised as her daughter, Hazelteen Jenkins of Oxford; two sisters, Mattie Bruce and Cora Hilliard, both of Oxford; one brother, John Henry (Rozette) Pegues of Oxford; three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at East Providence M.B. Church.
John Davis
SALTILLO – John Davis, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility after a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Hardin, Tenn., to John and Olga Davis. He was a Korean War veteran, serving in the United States Army. He was a longtime employee of Chrysler/General Motors. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and spending time at Camp Bluebird. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Matt Westcott officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Davis of Saltillo; four daughters, Millie Bycuff (Doug) of Holly Springs, Debbie Holbrook of Shannon, Teresa Murphree (Mark) and Shelly Powell (Todd), all of Saltillo; 14 grandchildren, Jason Jacoby, Joni Jacoby, Melissa Boatman, Leanne Gaskill, Terrie Bragg, Kimberly Brazil, Adam Haley, Kristina Davis, John Davis, Savanna Davis, Stacy Trevino, Susie Gunnells, Anna Davis and Madison Sullivan; and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Steven Davis and John Davis; a granddaughter, April Davis and one sister, Ann Higdon.
Pallbearers will be Mark Murphree, Todd Powell, Adam Haley, Larry Teal, Andy Boatman, Alex Floyd and Brandon Benson. Honorary pallbearers will be his great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Camp Bluebird.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.
Edith Grimes
FULTON – Edith Grimes, 99, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. She was born on Dec. 3, 1912, to Bluford and Sallie Ann Chaffin Steele in Itawamba County. She was a member of the East Fulton Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the organ and gardening.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Gary Smith officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Masonic Cemetery.
Survivors include a son-in-law, Virgil Pate; grandchildren, Terry Pate, Gary Pate, Mike Pate, Bobby Creed and Lisa Creed; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold Gilliland; her second husband, Rogie Grimes; her parents; two daughters, Mary Ann Pate and Jean Miller; and nine brothers and seven sisters.
Visitation will be from noon to service time today.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.
John Bobo
SARDIS – John Dale Bobo, 58, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at his residence in Sardis. He was a truck driver for Panola County.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Sardis. The Rev. Cedric Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Level Cemetery in Como. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis is in charge of the arrangrments.
He is survived by five daughters, Christina Bobo, Veronica Armstrong, Shureuka Lamar and Shuondia Lamar all of Sardis, and Ashley Bobo of Memphis; four sons, Towayne Bobo, Dewayne Bobo and Jermain Bobo, all of Sardis, and Montreal Buther of Holly Springs; and 12 grandchildren.
Aaron Edwards
WEST POINT – Aaron Javon Edwards, 35, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lee Hill Cemetery. Carter’s Mortuary Services of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Leshia Douglas
MEMPHIS – Leshia Belfour Douglas, 78, formerly of Marshall County, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at her home in Memphis.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Newell M.B. Church at Red Banks. Burial will be in Mt. Newel Memorial Garden. J.F. Brittenum amp& Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
Theodis Chandler
MUNSTER, Ind. – Theodis Chandler, 64, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at the Hospice of Calumet Area Inc. William J. Riley Memorial Residence in Munster, Ind.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Yates Cemetery. Carter’s Mortuary Services of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Nettie Cobb
VERONA – Nettie Cobb, 99, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at the Reed Greenhouse at Cedars. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home.
Tinnia Wood
CORINTH – Tinnia Wood, 47, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Patterson Memorial Chapel in Corinth.
Mamie B. Franks
OXFORD – Mamie B. Franks, 84, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home in Oxford.
There are no plans for a memorial service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Oxford-University United Methodist Church, 424 S. 10th St., Oxford, MS 38655.
Online condolences may be left at www.colemanfuneralhome.com.
Juliet Pinson
PONTOTOC – Juliet Pinson, 66, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at her home in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kenneth I. Robertson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
Annie Jean Jones
CHICAGO – Annie Jean Cherry Jones, 60, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago. She was formerly of Pontotoc.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Salem M.B. Church in Pontotoc. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
David Hindmon
CORINTH – David K. Hindmon, 53, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, Cornerstone Health and Rehab.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Corinthian Funeral Home in Corinth. Burial will be in Box Chapel Cemetery.