Obituaries, Friday, June 2, 2000

AUTHOR: JUDYC

Obituaries, Friday, June 2, 2000

CORRECTION:

The service place for the funeral of Pearl R. Lambert has been changed to Patrick United Methodist Church in Iuka. The time is 2 p.m.

Mable Irby

OXFORD Mable Lynn Tidwell Irby, 65, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at her son’s home in Oxford. She was a retired presser at Kellwood in Oxford and a member of Yellowleaf Baptist Church. She was a foster grandparent for the North Mississippi Regional Center. She was the widow of Horace “Buddy” Irby.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Waller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Yellowleaf Cemetery in Oxford.

Survivors include two sons, Randy Irby and James Irby, both of Oxford; four sisters, Lottie Knighton of Water Valley, Mary Morrison of Oxford, and Joanie Rodgers and Barbara Gullick, both of New Albany; three brothers, Thomas Tidwell of New Albany, Richard Tidwell of Water Valley and Rufus Tidwell of Pontotoc; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Yellowleaf Baptist Church building fund.

Sam Mullins

RED BANKS Sam Henry Mullins, 72, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at the Alliance Health Care System in Holly Springs. He was a member of Shiloh M.B. Church in Ashland and a retired farmer.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh M.B. Church with the Rev. Jessie Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sisters, Alice Ayers of Memphis and Lottie Payne of Red Banks; five brothers, Junior Wayne Mullins of Grand Junction, Tenn., Leroy Mullins of Ashland, Freddie B. Mullins and James Louis Mullins, both of Memphis, and Eugene “Fat” Mullins of Red Banks.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Florence Hughes

HOLLY SPRINGS Florence Ludella Stevenson Hughes, 76, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was a member of Strawberry M.B. Church and the Missionary Society, and a former member of the Usher Board. She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Strawberry M.B. Church in Holly Springs. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Jasper Hughes of Holly Springs; four daughters, Carlean Crane, Dorlean Gibson, Angeles Wood and Elizabeth King, all of Holly Springs; five sons, Joe Lee Stevenson, Ben Stevenson, Butler Stevenson and Jasper C. Hughes, all of Holly Springs, and Lee Edward Davis of Buffalo, N.Y.; her stepmother, Sallie Stevenson of Memphis; five sisters, Gertrude Johnson, Barbara Mayes, Beatrice Self and Betty Stouts, all of Memphis, and Patricia Nance of Los Angeles, Calif.; three brothers, Dan Nicholas of Memphis, and Arthur Stevenson and Larry Stevenson, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Christine Gray

HOLLY SPRINGS Christine Bernice White Gray, 67, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was formerly of Chicago. She was a member of St. Paul CME Church in the Lake Center community and a church stewardess. She was a homemaker and a member of the Homemakers Club. She was the widow of Ozzie Gray.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul CME Church with the Rev. C.O. Wilkins officiating. Burial will be in Charity Hill Cemetery at Lake Center. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Deneen Gray and Patricia Gray, both of Holly Springs, and Denise Gray-Hunt of Jackson; three sisters, Joycestine Robertson of Holly Springs, and Martha Ellis and Girlie Mae White, both of Chicago; four brothers, Daniel White of Holly Springs, Oliver White and Robert White, both of Chicago, and Louis White of Memphis; four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 to 1:55 p.m. Saturday. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Marvin Arney

CEDAR BLUFF Marvin Arney, 66, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a native of Ocala, Fla., and the son of Viola Scarbrough Arney and the late Henry Arney. He was a cooler serviceman for Clark Vending and Coca-Cola for 35 years from 1958 to 1993. He was a member and deacon of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army veteran. He married Bobbie Jean Jones on May 2, 1956.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel in Starkville with the Rev. Sammy Burns and the Rev. Junior Davis officiating. Burial will be in Craig Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Jean Jones Arney of Cedar Bluff; a daughter, Tami Arney Edwards of Cedar Bluff; three grandchildren, Traci Ferguson, Diana Ferguson and Jon Ferguson, all of Cedar Bluff; a great-granddaughter, Brianna Ferguson of Cedar Bluff; his mother, Viola S. Arney of Sturgis; four sisters, Mavis Allen of West Point, Faye Pearson of Sturgis, Shirley Hunt of Starkville and Mary Fortenberry of Philadelphia; four brothers, Oskar Franklin “Pete” Arney of Jackson, Joseph Henry Arney and Claude Arney, both of Starkville, and Charles Arney of Sturgis.

Pallbearers will be Jim Donahou, Thomas Stone, Al Cotton, Gary Mayo, Johnny Tucker and Thomas Dawkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clark Young, Harold Clark, James “Bully” Davis, Eddie Harris, L.W. Freeman, George Tribble, Raymond Davis, Thomas Gibson, former co-workers at Clark Vending and Coca-Cola, and the deacons of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church.

Charles Hanna

RED BANKS Charles Robert Hanna, 78, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis. He was born March 5, 1922, in Hornsby, Tenn., to Sam and Daisy Viola Sanders Hanna. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Carey Chapel Baptist Church. He was a frozen food distributors superintendent for Tennessee Foods.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Carey Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. O.E. Langner officiating. Burial will be in Wyatt Cemetery in Hornsby, Tenn. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Bernice Hanna of Mt. Pleasant; a son, Robert “Bubba” Hanna of Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.; three daughters, Mary Jo Richardson of Mt. Pleasant, Linda Morrow of Memphis and Charlene Baines of Collierville, Tenn.; a brother, Thomas Hanna of Smith, Ala.; a sister, Wilmo Hardin of Memphis; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Bryan Morrow, Shane Richardson, Chris Gaines, Mike Richardson, Stephen Morrow and David Gaines.

Emily Hanna will be an honorary pallbearer.

Rev. Leland Hall

NEW ALBANY The Rev. Leland Ralph Hall, 84, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at his home in Keownville. He was born Sept. 28, 1915, in Tippah County to John Andrew Hall and Mattie Wigginton Hall. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, where he had served as Sunday school teacher. He was a retired minister and pastor, serving at Elbethel, Turner’s Chapel, Community and Lebanon Baptist churches in Tippah County. He was the caretaker of the Union County Home for 19 years and transportation supervisor for the New Albany City Schools for 22 years. He loved his family, caring for and helping others, and serving the Lord.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Bros. James Owen, Kenny Adair, Don Wilson, Duail Corbitt, Martin Cox and W.L. Oaks officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Earline Owen Hall of Keownville; two daughters, Kay Harrison of Tupelo and Nancy Bell of New Albany; two sons, Ray Hall of Pelahatchie and Dennis Hall of Blue Mountain; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Clarence Hall of Brandon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and six brothers.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Owen, Perlyn Owen, Johnny Bell, Andy Hall, Leon Hall, Lavern Ketchum, Jay Harrison and Rodney Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers will be the men’s Sunday school class at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Edward McGaughy

BOONEVILLE Robert Edward McGaughy, 87, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at the Alcorn Care Inn in Corinth after a brief illness. He was a retired truck driver and a Pentecostal.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Church of God with Bro. Marshall Tennison officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn McGaughy of Independence, La.; six daughters, Polly Thornton, Peggy Thornton and Rossie Mae Thornton, all of Memphis, Sandra Kay Messer of Southaven, April Whitten and Edna Russell, both of Independence, La.; a son, Ronnie Thornton of Memphis; six sisters, Imogene Davis of Booneville, Jewel McNeil of Meridian, Edna Lindsey of West Memphis, Ark., Lorene Neal of TExas, Elaine Roberts of Florida and Maxine Stewart of Memphis; a brother, George Frank McGaughy of Meridian; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his caregiver, Carolyn Gooch of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleve and Ludie Pace McGaughy; a sister; and a brother.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and at 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Blanche Byrd

IUKA Blanche Byrd, 90, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home in Iuka. She was a member of Iuka Gospel Church. She worked in the cafeteria at both the Iuka High School and the Tishomingo County Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Riley officiating. Burial will be in White Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Pickwick, Tenn.

Survivors include a daughter, Geraldine McDevitt of Germantown, Tenn.; a son, Roger Byrd of Iuka; a sister, Lola Good of Columbia, Ill.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Byrd, and a daughter, Cynthia Puckett.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

George Dearing Jr.

ABERDEEN George “Chicken” Dearing Jr., 72, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a member of Cedar Grove M.B. Church, and a former employee of Rose Hill, Spencer Furniture and Pullman’s Couch.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Cedar Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Henry Brownlee officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Lela Dearing; two daughters, Cynthia Dearing of Okolona and Valerie Dearing of Aberdeen; four sons, George Dearing III and his wife, Kizzy, Renard Dearing and Dewayne Dearing, all of Aberdeen, and James Foster of Chicago; three sisters, Era Bell Downs of Okolona, Patsy Hyde and her husband, R.D., of Aberdeen, and Lentine Boxx of Chicago; two brothers, Earl Dearing of Okolona and Eldridge Dearing of Chicago; five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Dearing Sr. and Ellen Dearing; and one brother, Erskin Dearing.

Visitation will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Betsy L. Hobson

Betsy Lee Enoch Hobson, 86, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born July 31, 1913, in Calhoun County to Bill and Ella Enoch. She was a homemaker and a member of Morning Star M.B. Church. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lee Harris and Cleve Hobson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morning Star M.B. Church in Tupelo with the Rev. George O. Pritchard officiating. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery in Derma. Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Directors of Grenada is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her children, Corene Shaw Williams of Tupelo, Fannie Harris Lyons of Dallas, Mary Harris Cooper of New Orleans, Andrew Lee Harris of Liberty, Ky., George Hobson of Nashville and Margie Hobson Jones of Calhoun City; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her children, Louise Harris Humphrey, Theodis Harris and Mabel Hobson Chruthard.

Dezzie Standifer

FULTON Dezzie Standifer, 80, died Monday, May 29, 2000. She was born March 8, 1920, in Smithville to Bob Shumpert and Leona A. Clifton-Shumpert. She was a retired domestic worker and a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Standifer.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at New Chapel CME Church with the Rev. W.D. Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in New Chapel Cemetery. Jackson Mortuary of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Lenesse Esters of Fulton and Daphine Shannon-Lane of Tupelo; one son, S.B. Standifer of Fulton.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family hour will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

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Percy Stith

Percy Stith, 80, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Kings Daughters Hospital in Yazoo City. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Men. He was a graduate of Carver High School and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a retired employee of the Bank of Mississippi. After retiring, he did volunteer work for his church and for Meals on Wheels.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. George Pulliam officiating. Burial will be in Porter’s Memorial Park. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mamie “Doll” Stith of Tupelo; a daughter, Francine Wallace, and her husband, John E. Wallace Sr., of Yazoo City; a granddaughter, Tiffany Wallace of Yazoo City; a grandson, John E. Wallace Jr. of Yazoo City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arzell Stith and Lillie Belle Robinson; and sisters and brothers, Clyde, Lloyd and Janice.

Pallbearers will be West Taylor, Augustus Ashby Jr., James Agnew, Jimmie Young, Johnny Armstrong and Frank Agnew.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Robert Davis

WALLS Robert Davis, 67, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven after a brief illness. He retired after 37 years as a supervisor for General Electric/Hotpoint. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was formerly of Booneville.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville with Minister Jerry Childs and Minister J.A. Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Smith Davis; a daughter, Anna M. Riggall, and her husband, Frank, of Schwenksville, Pa.; a son, Randy Robert Davis, and his wife, Debbi, of Algonquin, Ill.; a sister, Judy Voyles of Baldwyn; two brothers, Chester Davis of Corinth and Donald Davis of Booneville; two grandchildren, Matthew Joseph Davis and Halley Elizabeth Davis; two stepgrandsons, Steven Meyer and Joshua Meyer; a stepgranddaughter, Shannon Nicole Riggall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Ruby Davis; a sister, Winnie Mae Carroll; and a brother, Elmer Davis.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Roy J. Smith

MANTACHIE Roy Junior Smith, 59, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. He was a lifelong resident of Itawamba County, and the son of Charlie and Bertie Mae Christian Smith. He was retired from Delta International, where he worked for 29 years. He attended Friendship United Methodist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Services were Thursday, June 1, 2000, at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Bro. Tom Potter, Bro. Buddy Rushing and Bro. C.D. Hood officiating. Burial was in the Stephens Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Franks Smith of Mantachie; a daughter, Melissa Nichols, and her husband, David, of Mantachie; a brother, Tony Smith of Mantachie; a sister, Shirley Richards, and her husband, Horace, of Brandon; two grandchildren, Justin and Madison Nichols; a special nephew, Mike Franks; a special niece, Sue Thompson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Lindon Smith.

Pallbearers were Jerry Wilburn, Jimmy Tabler, David Brown, Anthony Beene, Phil Umfress, Jimmy Bruff, Gerald Moore and Bob Baugn.

Billy Wayne Green

RED BAY, Ala. Billy Wayne Green, 59, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham. He was a native of Alabama. He was a printing press operator for the Belmont and Tishomingo Journal for several years. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the Red Bay Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dawn Harvey Green, in 1997.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay, Ala., with Turner Paseur officiating. Burial will be in Single Springs Cemetery in Vina, Ala.

Survivors include a daughter, Suzann Sanderson of Red Bay, Ala.; two sons, Tracy Allen Green of Adrian, Mich., and Jason Wayne Green of Red Bay, Ala.; his mother, Thelma Green of Vina, Ala.; two brothers, Ray Green of Clarksville, Tenn., and Dale Green of Nashville; one grandson, Ozzie James Sanderson of Red Bay, Ala.

Services will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kenneth Jackson

MOORE’S MILL Kenneth Files Jackson, 76, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a native of Belmont. He was the owner of Kenneth Jackson Roofing Co. in Memphis for 25 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and he was a merchant seaman for 11 years. He was a member of Red Bud Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. Jack Maroon and Pastor Jim Holland officiating. Burial will be in Belmont Memory Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Ferne Jackson of Dennis; a sister, Jane Thrasher of Booneville; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be John Holland, Mark Merrill, Stephen Moore, Kevin Holley, Mark Henry, Kerry Thrasher, Ralph Lee and Steve Holley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Red Bud Baptist Church.

Lennie Curtis

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Lennie Curtis, 64, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at her home. She was a hairdresser and a member of the First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Curtis.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Terry Faulkner officiating. Burial will be in West Heights Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Danny Curtis of Cullman, Ala., and Russell Curtis of Huntsville, Ala.; a brother, H.D. “Pete” Russell of Arkansas; a sister, Hester Russell Staton of Prairie; two grandchildren, John Charles Curtis of Cullman, Ala., and William Houston Curtis of Huntsville, Ala.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 3209 Whitesburg Drive, Huntsville AL 35805.

Harley Wilson

PONTOTOC Harley Wilson, 7-week-old son of Timothy Wilson and Jessica Walker, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Baldwin Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Patsy Hicks

SHEFFIELD, Ala. Florence “Patsy” Hicks, 103, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Sunbridge in Tuscumbia, Ala. She was a native of Mississippi. She was a homemaker and a member of Washington Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. W.E. Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery in Dennis.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Jim Williams

AMORY James Lemuel “Jim” Williams, 71, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at his home after several months illness. He was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Gattman to David Albert and Bessie Tate Williams. He lived in Long Island, N.Y., for 30 years, returning to Monroe County in 1983. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was an electrical engineer with the Long Island Railroad, retiring in 1983. He was a Mason and a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen and St. Helen Catholic Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, woodworking and his grandchildren. He married Katherine “Kitty” Heym on June 16, 1978, in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Helen Catholic Church with Father Tim Murphy and Sister Florita Rodman officiating. Burial will be in Blair Cemetery in Monroe County. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine “Kitty” Williams of Amory; four sons, James Kane and his wife, Carrie, of Cheboygan, Mich., Michael Kane and his wife, Heidi, of Amory, Steven Kane and his wife, Penny, of Tupelo, and James Williams of New York; two daughters, Terrianne Flippo and her husband, Larry, of Amory, and Kathleen Menzer of New York; two sisters, Ruby Bailey of Gattman, and Billie Francis Bevil and her husband, Horace, of Oxford; eight grandchildren, Charlie, Harvey, Mac, Katie, Kayla, Grace, Jamie and Kelly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, David A. and Guy O. Williams.

Pallbearers will be Jackie Palmer, Billy Weeks, Billy Wayne Ling, Donnie Hightower and Ricky Gault.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. Helen Catholic Church, P.O. Box 97, Amory MS 38821.

Robbie Trout

Robbie Lammey Trout, 102, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Cedars Health Center after a long illness. She was a native of Como and a former resident of Memphis before moving to Tupelo in 1934. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Tupelo. She enjoyed needlework, music and yard work. She was the widow of Fred Trout, who died in 1988. She was the matriarch of five generations.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Ann Houston Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Elsie T. Francis of Tupelo; one grandson, Keith Francis Jr. of Orlando, Fla.; one great-granddaughter, Kerry Francis of Santa Cruz, Calif.; two great-great-granddaughters; three nieces; one nephew.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to service time Friday.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Capital Fund.

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Mr. Paul W. Sanders

Tupelo

11 a.m. today

West Main Chapel

Tupelo Memorial Park

Mr. Tommy J. Towery

Skyline

2 p.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Auburn Cemetery

Mrs. Robbie Lammey Trout

Tupelo

3:30 p.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Glenwood Cemetery

Lonnie Robinson

BELDEN Lonnie Robinson, 82, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at his home. He was a member of Hopewell M.B. Church and a retired employee of Rockwell.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell M.B. Church with the Rev. Nollen Elzie officiating. Burial will be in Old Camp Creek Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Robinson of Belden; four daughters, Rosie Lockridge and Lillie Hill, both of Belden, Mildred Agnew of Chicago and Dorothy Patterson of Detroit, Mich.; four sons, Oscar Robinson, Johnnie Robinson and Alvin Robinson, all of Belden, and Joseph Robinson of Baldwyn; one sister, Ivory Miller of Racine, Wis.; 31 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.