Obituaries, May 1, 2007

Correction:
The obituary for Billy Joe Pearson, which was published Monday, contained incorrect information. His sister's name is Wyllodean Cooley. He was preceded in death by three children, John Robert, Teresa Lynn and Mark Anthony Pearson, and a sister, Margaret Guyula Davis.

Theodore Burns
HERSEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Theodore Archie Burns, 85, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1921, in Mississippi. He was a graduate of Tishomingo High School and a cook in the Coast Guard during World War II. He moved to Detroit, Mich., where he worked at General Motors. After retiring he moved to Alabama. Recently, he returned to Michigan to live with his daughter, Cindy, and her husband, Bob.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Colbert Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Tuscumbia, Ala., with Bro. Larry Kilpatrick officiating. Burial will follow at Colbert Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include two daughters, Pam Jaslove (Dale) and Cindy Killian (Bob); five grandchildren, Michael, Kristin and Ellie Killian, and Emily and Lauren Jaslove; one great-grandchild, Braedon Killian; his former wife and the mother of his children, Joy Hannon; a special great-niece and great-nephew, Linda Weaver and Lewis Shoffner; his former wife, Jean Holt, and her four sons.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Orene Weeks
EUPORA – Orene Swindoll Weeks, 82, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at Golden Care in Eupora. She was born Nov. 24, 1924, in Webster County. She was a retired homemaker and a member of White Hill Free Will Baptist Church in Webster County. She was the widow of George Weeks.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle and the Rev. Skeet Davis officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Methodist Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Pollan of Eupora; one son, Tommy Weeks of Cumberland; two sisters, Earlene Staggs of Eupora and Pauline Melton of Water Valley; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Horace Howell Jr.
AMORY – Horace Greely Howell Jr., 83, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at his home after a brief illness. He was born June 21, 1923, to the late Horace Greely Howell Sr. and Maggie Lou Cockerham Howell. He was a native of Monroe County and a 1940 graduate of Aberdeen High School. While attending Mississippi State University at the beginning of World War II, he entered the U.S. Navy V-5 program and was awarded the gold wings of a naval aviator at Pensacola, Fla., on May 24, 1944. He served in the Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations. Upon his return, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He moved to Clarksdale in 1949 and began working with the Mississippi Employment Service. He went to work for the City of Clarksdale as deputy city clerk in October 1953. He was appointed city clerk in March 1969 and continued that position until his retirement in September 1988. He was a longtime member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Clarksdale. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Jean Davis, in 1996. He married Madge Baker in 1997. He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Oddfellows Cemetery in Aberdeen with Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Madge Baker Howell of Amory; one son, Alan Howell (Shirley) of Piperton, Tenn.; one sister, Martha Bradley (Ralph) of Aberdeen.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Sara Howell.

Pallbearers will be Ray Brown, Sidney Farrar, Ed Bradley and Ralph Bradley.

Memorials may be made to the Amory Humane Society, 1317 Old Hwy. 6, Amory, MS 38821.

May George
IUKA – Majell “May” George, 73, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was a member of the Glendale Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Stanley Magill and Bro. Franky Smith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Herman George of Tishomingo; three sons, Tommy George (Brenda) of Iuka, Oneal George (Janet) of Tishomingo and Scott George (Dreama) of Saltillo; two daughters, Sally Boothe (John) of Burnsville and Peggy Drinkard (Mike) of Iuka; one brother, Arlen Parsons (Ellen) of Iuka; two sisters, Ilene Smith and Louise White, both of Iuka; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jackie George; a grandson, Michael Paul; her parents, James and Sallie Parsons; and four sisters and five brothers.

Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

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

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.

William Joyner
TUPELO – William Gardner Joyner, 66, died Saturday, April 28, 2007, at his home of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was born Feb. 11, 1941, in Tupelo to the late Thomas Lee and Ione Gardner Joyner. He graduated from Tupelo High School in 1959 and from the University of Mississippi in 1962. After graduation, he joined the accounting firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in New Orleans. He became a partner in 1975. During his career he also lived in New York, Memphis, Los Angeles and Dallas. He retired in 1989 and returned to Tupelo in 2006.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Glenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Lees will officiate. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one sister, Jo Anne Dempsey; one brother, James Russell Williams (Carlene); nieces and nephews, Mary Ruth Wright (Tommy), Nancy Thompson (Blake), James Russell Williams Jr., Christine Mitchell, Joseph Russell Williams, Leslie Joyner Bobo (Joel) and Margaret Joyner Kruse (Tim); 12 great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Thomas Lee Joyner Jr.; a nephew, Thomas Lee Joyner III; and his stepmother, Ruth White Joyner.

There will be no public visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Ida McKay
RIPLEY – Ida Louise “Mary Ethel” Brock McKay, 59, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at the Tippah County Hospital. She was a disabled factory worker and a member of Golden Hill United Methodist Church.

Services were Saturday, April 28, at the Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Elmer Paseur and Bro. Eldon McVey officiating. Burial was in the Golden Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Hardy W. McKay of Ripley; three sisters, Naomi Davis (Milton) of Ripley, Bernice Hasting of Corinth and Angie Lee Hamm of West Virginia; four brothers, Alvie Brock of Southaven, Shirley Wayne Brock (Rosa Lee) of Ripley, Marvin Brock (Gladys) of Falkner and Harold Brock (Jamie) of Pontiac, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary E. Mates Brock and Manuel H. Brock; two sisters, Marie Brock and Ora Ruth Brock; three brothers, Carlton Brock, Dee Brock and Mitchell Brock; and one brother-in-law, Roy Hasting.

Pallbearers were Mike Davis, Roger Brock, Charles Brock, Travis Bates, Jamie Wileman, Matthew Wileman, Ricky Kennamore, Milton Bates and Matt Robinson.

Honorary pallbearers were Michael Robinson, Anthony Smith, Bobby Smith and friends.

Doyle B. Umfress
FULTON – Doyle B. Umfress, 80, died Saturday, April 28, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Oct. 28, 1926, in Itawamba County to the late Raymond B. and Pearl Bowen Umfress. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from United States Fidelity and Guaranty (formerly USF&G) after several years. He was a supervisor. He was a member of East Fulton Baptist Church and served as treasurer of Tombigbee Association BMA. He was a Gideon.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Grover Laird officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Garden.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Cauthern Umfress of Fulton; one daughter, Lynn Wallace of Nashville, Tenn.; one son, Danny Umfress (Barbara) of Memphis; three grandchildren, Luke Walker, Kristin Jennings and Natalie Jennings; one brother, Dale Umfress (Gwen) of Fulton.

Pallbearers will be Joe Rutledge, Don Miles, Joey Graham, Gary Wallace, Luke Walker, Buster Brown, Edsel Umfress, Billy Perkins and Kenny Scott.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to service time today.

Virginia Spratt
AMORY – Virginia Ruth Spratt, 73, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Free Will Gospel Temple in Amory. She was head usher and was known as “Mother of the Kitchen.” She attended school in Jacksonville, N.C. She was a homemaker and a former employee of the Amory Garment Manufacturing Co., where she retired after 33 years.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Free Will Gospel Temple in Amory with Elder Willis Dobbs officiating. Burial will be in United Memorial Cemetery in Amory. Darden and Sons Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Bell Spratt of Amory; three sons, Robert Spratt Jr. and Dennis Spratt, both of Amory, and Demitric Spratt of Aberdeen; one daughter, Kimberley Kaye Spratt of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, James Gibbs of Silverdale, N.C., and Ralph Gibbs of Norfolk, N.C.; two sisters, Martha Spratt of Chesapeake, Va., and Myrtle Spencer of Jacksonville, N.C.; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today, and the family hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today, both at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services Wednesday.

Gertrude Gillentine
NETTLETON – Gertrude Williams “Maw Maw” Gillentine, 88, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at her home. She was born March 11, 1919, in Lamar County, Ala., to Jerome and Martha Cantrell McKay. She had lived in Nettleton for the past 47 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Metts Road Church of Jesus Christ in Nettleton. She enjoyed cooking and going to church. A loving mother and grandmother, she was loved by everyone who knew her.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton. The Rev. Samuel Caldwell, the Rev. Jimmy Merchant, the Rev. Paul Beam and the Rev. Sammy Collins officiated. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Myhand (Luke) of Nettleton; three sons, Junior Williams (Nona) and Doyle Williams (Pat), both of Wren, and Dean Williams (Lola) of Hamilton, Ala.; one brother, Robert McKay of Vernon, Ala.; one daughter-in-law, Wanda Williams of Nettleton; one son-in-law, Billy Johnson of Shannon; 23 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, 17 great-great-grandchildren; a special friend, Mary Walls.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Mose Williams and Ottis Godsey; two daughters, Ludie Johnson and Virginia Godsey; two sons, Eugene Williams and Rayburn Williams; three brothers, Elmer, Burley and James McKay; and two sisters, Myrtle Stanford and Thelma Lee.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Johnson, Corey Johnson, Josh Williams, Tony Williams, Ed Williams and Mark Williams.

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

Lewis Rogers
NETTLETON – Lewis C. Rogers, 71, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at his home after a long illness. A native of Franklin County, Ala., he was born Feb. 18, 1926, in Red Bay, Ala., to George Artis and Lola Cagle Rogers. He had lived in Nettleton for the past 50 years. He was an employee of Day-Brite Lighting Company in Tupelo for 40 years until he retired for health reasons. He married Mary Ruth Purser Rogers on Sept. 13, 1957. He was a charter member of Bethel Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He enjoyed fishing and working in his shop. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Jones Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Payne officiating. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Nettleton is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Rogers of Nettleton; two sons, Tim Rogers (Lynne) of Belden and Steve Rogers (Melissa) of Nettleton; one sister, Leila Rogers Capps of Nettleton; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Gable (David) of Endville, Tyler Rogers of Belden, and Josh Rogers (Kristen) and Cody Rogers, both of Nettleton; two great-grandchildren, Prent Gable of Endville and Makenzi Rogers of Nettleton; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Addison and Conner Gable.

There will be no visitation today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1134, Tupelo, MS 38801; or North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice, 422-A E. President St., Tupelo, MS 38801.

Billy Lindsey
FULTON – Billy Lindsey, 78, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Oct. 31, 1928, in Itawamba County to the late George and Ouida Wouldridge Lindsey. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, two Bronze Stars and other medals. He drove a truck for Mattox Inc., Dura Containers, Tombigbee Sawmill and George Waddle Lumber Company. He was a member of Sandy Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, doing for others, and being with family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Sandy Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry Taylor and Bro. Ray Guin officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Springs Cemetery. The American Legion and the VFW will present the flag. Senter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Lou Lindsey of Fulton; four daughters, Carolyn Tucker (Mike), Kay Lucas (Wayne) and Paula Milam (Bobby), all of Fulton, and Charlotte Gray of Mantachie; two brothers, Lemoise Lindsey (Eradell) of Baldwyn and Ronnie Lindsey (Joyce) of Guntown; five sisters, Betty Jo Kennedy (Hayden) of Wheeler, Willene Joslin (Wayne) of Baldwyn, Lopez Gilley (Sherman) of New Albany, Tootsie Hill (Ray) of Anniston, Ala., and Patsy Easterling of Mooreville; eight grandchildren, Angela Williams, Pam Moore, Nicholas Milam, Keisha Collum, Brett Pounds, Jeff Milam, Jason Milam and Ryan Gray; great-grandchildren, Dalton Williams, Preston Moore, Drake Moore, Haley Pounds and Emma Collum.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Poodle Lindsey.

Pallbearers will be Brett Pounds, Jeff Milam, Jason Milam, Nicholas Milam, Ryan Gray, Tony Moore, David Williams and Andy Collum.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 to 2 p.m.

Robert Lenoir
ABERDEEN – Robert Lee Lenoir, 51, died Saturday, April 28, 2007, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen. He worked at Bryan Foods/Sara Lee for more than 26 years. He was a member of Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Andrew Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one stepson, Derrick Hogan; four stepdaughters, Leatha Hogan, Jennifer Hogan and Sheka Hogan, all of Aberdeen, and Lora Williams of Oklahoma; his mother, Inez Lenoir of Aberdeen; four brothers, John Lenoir (Belinda) of Wren, Freddie Lenoir of Nebraska, Walter Lenoir (Tammy) of Minnesota and Bernard Lenior of Wyoming; four sisters, Rosie Nabors (Sylvester) of Nettleton, and Willie Mae Lenoir, Pearlie Lenoir and Annette Lenoir, all of Aberdeen; seven stepsisters and stepbrothers; 12 stepgrandchildren; a special friend, Francis Hogan.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and the family hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Joshua Hancock
ST. LOUIS – Joshua Morgan Hancock, 29, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was born April 11, 1978, in Cleveland to Shirley Morgan and Dean Hancock. He was a member of the Methodist church. He was a standout baseball pitcher at Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Ala., and a member of the 1996 Auburn University World Series baseball team. He was a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. Even though he traveled extensively as a professional baseball player, he always called Tupelo, Baldwyn and North Mississippi his home.

A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Andy Ray and the Rev. John Sudduth officiating. Cas McWaters will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemetery. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his mother, Shirley Morgan Sammut of Michigan; his parents, Dean and Betty Hancock of Tupelo; his sister, Katie Hancock of Tupelo; his brother, Jon Jon Hancock of Tupelo; a sister, Jessica (Morgan) of Michigan; his grandmother, Mary Morgan of Jackson; great-great-grandmother, Estelle Womack of Isola; his aunts and uncles, Virginia Millican of Los Angeles, Randy Morgan of Jackson, Hal and Patricia Hancock of Tupelo, Jack and Pat Jackson of Birmingham, Jack and Linda Hancock of Baldwyn, and Billy and Sheila Hancock of Baldwyn; eight first cousins, Lisa Donaldson of Flower Mound, Texas, Rebeka Porter of Birmingham, Wes Hancock of Oxford, John Hancock of Huntsville, Ala., Molly Simpson of Olive Branch, and Jackie Hancock, Greg Hancock and Jim Hancock, all of Baldwyn.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jim and Esther Hancock, Billy Morgan, and Pete and Mary Millican.

Honorary pallbearers will be his St. Louis Cardinals baseball family.

The family will receive friends in Wesley Hall following the memorial service.

Memorials may be made to Healthcare Foundation of North Mississippi for the Children's Healthworks Health Education Center, 830 S. Gloster St., Tupelo, MS 38801-9984.

Clark Cochran
HOLLY SPRINGS – Clark Cochran, 83, died Thursday, April 26, 2007, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born April 20, 1924, in Holly Springs to the late Samuel Vadah Cochran and Marguerite Brook Binion. He was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran. He was a devout Christian and worked in real estate.

Graveside services were Monday, April 30, at Hillcrest Cemetery. Randle Weeks officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Harriet Gardner Cochran of Holly Springs; one sister, Rita Cochran Langus of Mobile, Ala.; one brother, Binion Cochran of Marietta, Ga.; many nieces and nephews; two namesakes, Binion Clark Langus of Mobile and Clark Caruth of Marietta, Ga.

Herman A. Daugherty
MONROE, La. – Herman A. Daugherty, 88, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at Monroe Surgical Hospital in Monroe, La. He was a member of Rocky Point Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and recipient of a Bronze Star, two Silver Stars and the Bronze Star with Clusters.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today with burial in the Renroe Baptist Church Cemetery. Wilcox Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Owana Daugherty of Monroe, La.; two sons, Andy Daugherty of Tupelo and Alan Daugherty of Monroe; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

Velma Norman
CALHOUN CITY – Velma Wooten Norman, 91, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at the Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 12, 1916, in Calhoun County. She was a legal secretary for Moore & Moore, Attorneys, retiring after 30 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Vance and the Rev. Danny Spratlin officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Calhoun City.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, James L. Norman of Calhoun City; four nieces, Norma Winter of Clinton, Elizabeth Vanhorn of Winona, Marilyn Cowsert of Pontotoc and Carolyne Beene of Millington, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, B.A. Wooten and Hattie Hughes Wooten.

Pallbearers will be James Franklin, Tommy Norman, Bobby Miller, Eddie Norman, Henry Green West and Ovid Kimbrough.

Honorary pallbearers will be Winfred Patterson, Bayne Cobb, Jim Cole and Curtis Bryant.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Columbus Perkins
BATESVILLE – Columbus Perkins, 86, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at the Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Oct. 31, 1920, in Harmontown to Simon Peter and Lula Jane Herron Perkins. He was a retired sawmill operator and farmer. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with Hal Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Blackjack Cemetery in Batesville.

Survivors include three daughters, Peggy Joyce Perkins Waltman of Jackson, Elizabeth Dianne Perkins Hogue of Jonesboro, Ark., and Judy Lynn Perkins Daniels of Tupelo; two sons, Sammy Wilson Perkins of Horn Lake and Columbus Wayne Perkins of Oxford; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Lucy Perkins Wasylina, Ethel Perkins Pittman and Dovie Perkins Blair; and three brothers, Roy Perkins, John Perkins and Lee Perkins.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Larry W. Rosser
BELMONT – Larry W. Rosser, 57, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at his home. He was born April 2, 1950, in Belmont to Homer and Gladys Cook Rosser, who preceded him in death. He was a truck driver.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont with Bro. Earl McAnally and Bro. Roger Wood officiating. Burial will be in Belmont City Cemetery.

Survivors include three children, Tonya Dillard of Tremont, John Rosser (Kim) of Dennis and Jackie Rosser of Huntsville, Ala.; one sister, Jonell Akers of Pontotoc; two brothers, Dexter Rosser (Kathy) of Tishomingo and Wythel Rosser of Pontotoc; one grandson, Clay Rosser of Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Enlow, Jr. Hutcheson, Kenn Hutcheson, Clayton Moodyham, W.D. Wooten and Jimmy Lynch.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family for expenses.

Ben Loden
TUPELO – Ben Loden, 73, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at his home in Tupelo. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Itawamba County to the late Fred and Leslie Gregory Loden. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Monument Drive Baptist Church in Tupelo.

Graveside services were Monday, April 30, at the Dorsey Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Tommy Tackett officiating. McNeece-Morris Funeral Home of Mantachie was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Moizell Gray Loden; one brother, Gene Loden (Mary Alice) of Mooreville; one sister, Jane Christian (Ray) of the Auburn community.

Milton Davis
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Milton Rhodes Davis, formerly of Houston, died in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Houston Funeral Home of Houston.

Yvonne Sartin
TREMONT – Yvonne Loyd Sartin, 69, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at her home in the Patton-Flat community. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home of Fulton. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.