Obituaries February 6, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Jennifer Campbell
GUNTOWN – Jennifer Campbell, 32, died Jan. 4, 2012, at the Baptist Hospital in New Albany after a sudden illness. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home.
Lee Harrington
ABERDEEN – Lee Taylor Harrington, 27, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at his residence in Oxford. Visitation will be at the Frank Harrington home. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
Linda Patterson
GUNTOWN – Linda Lou Patterson 51, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Tupelo. She was a member of the Church of God. She enjoyed crafts, taking trips, making people laugh and playing “I Spy”. She was a wedding planner, teacher assistant and school secretary.
Services will be at noon Tuesday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. James Wells officiating with burial in Hopewell Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Tony Patterson of Guntown; a daughter, Lillian Nicole Patterson of Guntown; a son, James Anthony Patterson of Guntown; his father, Marvis A. Harris of Saltillo; two sisters, Sonya Herrington (Carlos Gonzales) and Debra Sheffield (Mike) of Dorsey; brothers, Frankie Newman (Tris) of Baldwyn and Bennie Harris (Cindy)of Saltillo; aunts, Shirley Mace, Betty Waters (Doug), and Sara Christian (Jimmy); uncle, Charles Brazeal (Merle); 15 nieces and nephews; 16 great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Brazeal Harris, her grandparents, Troy and Bessie Harris and Cortez and Ollie Brazeal; an aunt, Marjorie Letson Armstrong.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Brazeal, David Brazeal, Charles Brigman Jr., Lawrence Mitchell Brazeal, Stacy McFerrin, Bo Gifford, Donny Moore, Stanley Mitchell, Tony Brigman and Elton Aaron.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home.
Lula Pietruszkiewicz
BOONEVILLE – Lula Pietruszkiewicz, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.
Hilton Smith
FULTON – Hilton Caydo Smith, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the Courtyards Community Living Center. He was born Oct. 14, 1922, in Itawamba County to Reed and Leora Stephens Smith. He served his country in the Coast Guard during WWII. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He was a member of East Fulton Baptist Church.
Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Grover Laird and Bro. Gary Smith officiating. Burial will be in East Fulton Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, M.C. Smith(Kathy) of Fulton; one daughter, Charlotte Kent (Tony) of Madison, three grandchildren, Ginger and Charlie Kent and Neal Tucker; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Smith; his parents; one brother, Oren C. “Buddy” Smith; two sisters, Clara Nell Barnett and a infant sister, Nina Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are his nephews.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.
Harold Jackson
TUPELO – Harold J. Jackson, 72, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced at a later time by Holland Funeral Directors Tupelo Chapel.
Dennis McDuffy
IUKA – Dennis Earl McDuffy, 57, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Burnsville United Penecostal Church with Bro. Jimmy Rich officiating. Internment will be in Old Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery in Iuka.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home. The body will lie in repose at the church from 11 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.
Lottie Price
CORINTH – Annelotte E. (Lottie) Price died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center after an extended illness. She was born on Sept. 19, 1933, in Fulda, Germany to Willi and Anna Reith Ernst. She was a Catholic. In 1955, she married MSGT Lesley Wayne Price. She and Wayne and their girls lived in Fulda, Germany, Cocoa Beach, Fla., Great Falls, Mont., Panama Canal Zone and Altus, Okla., while Wayne served his country in both the Army and Air Force. She was a wonderful person and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Frankie Smith (Steve) of Belmont, and Kim Mask (Roger Capooth) of Guys, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Michael Smith, Meagan Harris (Dustin), Mason Smith (Courtney) and Mark Smith all of Belmont, and Cody Mask of Guys, Tenn.; one great-grandson, Conner Smith of Belmont; one brother, Kurt Ernst of Frankfort, Germany; three nieces and one nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, MSGT Lesley Wayne Price; her parents; a brother, Rudy Ernst who died at the Battle of Stalingrad; and one sister, Rosemary Samples.
Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont.
Milton Cummings
TUPELO – Milton Cummings, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones amp& Son Funeral Directors.
Forestine Coleman
TUPELO – Forestine Coleman, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones amp& Son Funeral Directors.
Wayne Connor Sr.
BLUE MOUNTAIN – T.W. “Wayne” Connor Sr. died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at his residence. He was born on Sept. 5, 1933, to Arthur Glee and Ruth Ford Connor in Falkner. He was a retired High School Principal in the Memphis School system with 28 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Dr. Rex Yancey officiating. Burial will be in Palmer Cemetery in Ripley.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Sue Killough Conner of Blue Mountain; two sons, Thomas Wayne Conner Jr. (Mitzi) and David K. Conner, all of Ripley; one daughter, Carolyn Buckley of Cave City, Ky; two grandchildren, Maggie Jackson of Ripley and Charles Buckley of Blue Mountain; two great-grandchildren, Robbie and Conner Jackson of Ripley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Sue Moore; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, A.M. “Clell” and Ermie McDowell Killough; his brother-in-law, Curtis B. Killough.
Pallbearers will be Raiford Bullock, Bobby Martin, J.M. Holley, Sidney Boyd, Robert Barkley and J.P. Shackelford.
Visitation will be from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home today.
Memorials may be made to Tippah County Good Samaritan Center, P.O. Box 76, Ripley MS 38663
To view and sign online guest book: www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
Virginia Gray
ASHLAND – Virginia Mae Gray, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Ashland Health and Rehab.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Polk officiating. Burial will be in Clear Creek Cemetery in Lamar.
Billy Pace
HAMILTON – Billy Joe Pace, 77, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
David Todd Sr.
RED BANKS – David Lee Todd Sr., 64, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at his residence. He was a construction worker and a Baptist. He was an army veteran and fought in Vietnam. He received a purple heart and a bronze star.
Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holly Springs Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Roberts officiating. Burial will bein Carey Chapel Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant, Miss.
Survivors include his spouse, Pearlie Todd of Red Banks; two sons, David Todd Jr. (Jennifer) of Holly Springs and Rodney Todd of Red Banks; two daughters, Lisa Ince (Jeff) of Lakeland, Tenn. and Misty Michelle Todd of Red Banks; two brothers, Billy Walker Todd of Clinton and Ernest Todd of Red Banks; one sister, Letra Malone; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandchild, Shelby Lynn Todd.
Online condolences at www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Wayne Gillen
BOONEVILLE – Wayne Gillen, 40, died Saturday Feb. 4, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of Prospect Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Baldwyn High School. He loved hunting, fishing and riding horses. He loved being with family.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kesler Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Terry Etheridge and Bro. Terry Holmes officiating.
Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Missie Gillen of New Site; one son, Cody Gillen of Booneville; his mother, Mavis Hutcheson of Wheeler; one brother, Harold (Brenda) Gillen of Ecru; three sisters, Tracie (Mike) Hall of Ecru, Pam Mathis of Pontotoc and Angie (Daniel) Stephens of Wheeler; mother of his children, Patricia Holmes of Ripley; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Gillen and his grandparents.
Pallbearers will be his nephews.
Honorary Pallbearers will be his friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.