Obituaries Nov. 5, 2009

Audrey Luedeman
PONTOTOC – Audrey “Nana” Luedeman, 67, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born June 30, 1942, in Green Bay, Wisc., she was the daughter of Alfon and Freida Zachow. She married Kenneth Luedeman on Oct. 16, 1964.
She devoted the last 25 years of her life as an in-home private caregiver for the elderly and was extremely blessed to be a part of their lives. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be sorely missed by all who knew her.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Epting officiating. Burial will be in Eddington Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and 1-2 p.m. Saturday.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Floyd and August Zachow; a sister, Joann Zachow; and a granddaughter, Justine Luedeman.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Kenneth R. Luedeman of Pontotoc; daughters, Lynn Schultz, Pontotoc, Tammie Luedeman, Silver Creek; grandchildren, Rachel Swann (John) of Myrtle, Ashley Franklin and fiance Keith Williams of Prentiss, Brandi, Breanna and Alexa Schultz of Pontotoc, Kennedy Kelly of Silver Creek; great-grandchildren, William and Katherine Swann of Myrtle, Kolby Lee “Kelly” Williams of Prentiss; six sisters, Elda Geoke of Pewaukee, Wisc., Sandy Filiput (Jerry) of Milwaukee, Wisc., Donna Lewis (Cliff) of Fernidina Beach, Fla., Carol Jones of St. David, Ariz., Darlene Tontsloff (Jim) of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Elaine Schneider (Patrick) of Fort Meyers, Fla.; two brothers, Alfon Zachow Jr. (Darlene) of Minnesota, Raymond Zachow (Joyce) of Withee, Wisc.; and brother-in-law, Harold Luedeman (Elaine) of Milwaukee.
Elizabeth Carpenter
OXFORD – Mrs. Elizabeth Tilghman Carpenter, 91, a retired cosmetologist, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 in Waller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Donnie Wayne Carpenter and the Rev. Phillip Bumpers officiating.
Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday at Waller Funeral Home.
Born in Helena, Ark., she was the widow of Rodney Wayne Carpenter and also was preceded in death by her son, Donnie Lynn Carpenter. She was a founding member and Sunday School teacher at Oxford Church of the Nazarene and was a member of the Artists Guild in Oxford.
Survivors include a daughter, Beth McCarver (Jimmy) of Senatobia; two sons, Wayne Carpenter (Sandra), of Dell, Ark., and Philip Carpenter (Carol) of Oxford; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
For more information, contact Waller at (662) 234-7971 or visit for online condolences and guest registry.
Fred Lail
CONOVER, N.C. – Fred William Lail, 71, of Conover, N.C., died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at his residence. He was born March 26, 1938, in Catawba County, N.C., the son of Paul C. Lail and Annie Myrle Gilbert Lail. He was a retired truck driver for Conover Lumber Co. He was a member of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, the National Guard for 12 years, Conover Volunteer Fire Dept. for 20 years, the Foothills Antique Power Association and the National Wild Turkey Federation, Blue Ridge Chapter.
A service of remembrance will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Newton, N.C., with the Rev. Ralph A. Abernethy III officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Carolyn Goforth Lail; sons, Michael Lail (Michelle) of Tupelo, Bradley Lail (Stacy) of Claremont, N.C., and Jonathan Lail (Ashley)of Claremont; and grandchildren, Keegan, Sierra, Mathilda, MacKenzie and Grayson Lail.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jean Kohler, Phylis Killian, Peggy Holland and Shirley Yount; and brother, Paul C. Lail Jr.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Drum Funeral Home in Conover.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 2103 Mt. Olive Church Road, Newton, NC 28658; Palliative CareCenter amp& Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658; or to Concordia Lutheran Church Building Fund, 216 5th Ave. SE, Conover, NC 28613.
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Harold Tallant
SELMA, Ala. – Harold Dean Tallant, 83, a native of Toccopola, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at his home in Selma, Ala.
Visitation will be 3-4 p.m. Friday at Coleman Funeral Home where services will begin at 4 p.m. in the Chapel with Bro. Ken White officiating.
Memorials may be made to Elkdale Baptist Church, 2221 Elkdale St., Selma, Ala. 36701.
Trana Pike
BOONEVILLE – Trana Aliena Barker Pike, 93, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born March 22, 1916, in Prentiss County, the daughter of William Eli and Miley Elizabeth Tolleson Pike.
She was salutatorian of the Burton High School class of 1935. She was retired from Prentiss Manufacturing with 30 years service. A member of Tuscumbia Baptist Church, she loved her grandkids.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ed Lowery and Bro. Phillip Box officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Mathis (L.Q.) and Martha Lindsey; one son, Jerry Pike (Georgie); eight grandchildren, Lana Tapp (Mark), Maria Gann (Jeff), Jeania McCutchen (Bryan), Jeff Lindsey, Eric Lindsey (Kristie), Scotty Lindsey (Kim), Kim Evans (Chris) and Carey Martin (Amy); 11 great-grandchildren, Shannon Fraiser (Tommy), Justin Tapp (LeShae), Will Malatesta, Ben Malatesta, Madelyn Lindsey, Ethan Lindsey, Madison Lindsey, Cole Lindsey, Claire Evans, Claudia Evans and Hayden Martin; three great-great-grandchildren, Tapp Fraiser, Judd Fraiser and Porter Tapp.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carey Pike; her daughter, Linda Martin; a son-in-law, E.G. Lindsey.
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will continue until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Brenda Phipps
MOOREVILLE – Brenda Loveless Phipps, 68, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Tupelo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness. A Lee County native and lifelong resident, she was born Oct. 9, 1941, the daughter of Robert D. and Mary Ruth McCarty Loveless. She graduated from Tupelo High School in 1960.
She worked for the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in advertising sales over 20 years. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and bird watching. She especially loved her grandkids and the time spent with them. She was a member of Harrisburg Baptist Church.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. David Langerfeld and Father Tom Lalor officiating. Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, John S. Phipps of Mooreville; two sons, Spencer Phipps (Amy) of Tupelo, Matthew Phipps (Kelli) of Tupelo; five grandchildren, Drew, Weston, Colton, Karson and Caden Phipps; and one cousin, James H. Payne (Toni) of Olive Branch.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Beverly Carroll and Bridgett Newcomb; and one brother, Brian Loveless.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, Drew, Weston, Colton, Karson and Caden Phipps.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Gardner-Simmons Home, P.O. Box 935, Tupelo MS 38802.
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Patsy Waller
OXFORD – Patsy Hardin Waller, 77, owner of Waller Funeral Home, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Clear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating.
Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Waller Funeral Home.
Mrs. Waller was born in Lafayette County, MS in 1932 to Jesse James Hardin and Dorothy Houston Hardin. During high school, she played the piano for revivals throughout the county. She was instrumental in the organization of Delay Baptist Church and North Oxford Baptist Church and served as their pianist during their development.
Following high school graduation, she married Donald Andreth Waller in 1952 and was employed with the University of Mississippi. During their first year of marriage, they worked in a mission Sunday School out of which Matthew’s Baptist Church, presently College Hill Heights Baptist Church, was formed. She later served as Deputy Lafayette County Chancery Clerk from 1960 until 1968 under her father, the late Jesse Hardin.
After the death of her father, she was elected Chancery Clerk and filled the office from 1969-1976. In 1970, the Business and Professional Women’s Club named Mrs. Waller Outstanding Christian Woman and in 1971 she was named their Woman of Achievement. She was instrumental in bringing North Mississippi Regional Center to Oxford and served on the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council at the mental health center.
Mrs. Waller was a longtime member of Clear Creek Baptist Church where she worked with Girls Auxiliary and Acteens. Along with her husband, Don, she worked with the youth as leader in church training and taught the Young Adult Sunday School class. She was a member of Women’s Missionary Union (WMU), director of Lafayette County WMU for nine years, member of Burgess Homemakers Extension Club for more than 30 years and church pianist at Clear Creek for 35 years.
Together with her husband, she founded Waller Funeral Home, which opened in December of 1977. She actively worked at the funeral home until 1988 when health-related problems forced her to continue her service to bereaved families from her home. She wrote letters of condolence to family members and wrote the funeral home quarterly newsletter, Seasons, focusing on spiritual matters. In addition to her vocation, she worked in the hearts of friends and family and anyone with whom she could share her faith. She led many to know Christ and encouraged all she knew by her example of strength, compassion and humility.
Mrs. Waller was preceded in death by two brothers, Edwin Matt Hardin and Jimmy Houston Hardin.
Survivors include her husband, Don Waller; two daughters, Susan Vaughan and her husband, Greg and Beth Rosson and her husband, Bob; one son, Andy Waller and his wife, Linda; a sister, Ava Hardin Bonds and her husband, Eddie; six grandchildren, Mary Beth Smith and her husband, Chad, Brett Waller Rosson and his wife, Kate, Joanna Hardin Morgan and her husband, Joe, Sally Kate Walker and her husband, Jonathan, Charles Andreth “Chase” Waller and Mattison Lee “Matt” Waller; four great-grandchildren, Murphy Grace and Waller Smith and Houston and Emma Hardin Morgan, all of Oxford, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Mrs. Waller’s memory be made to Clear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 50 CR 313, Oxford, MS 38655.
For further information please contact (662) 234-7971 or visit for online condolences and guest registry.
Nancy Campbell
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Nancy Heard Campbell, 52, of Huntsville, Ala., died at her home Tuesday morning, Nov. 3, 2009, following a long illness. She was a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
Nancy’s professional career was superseded after 15 years by a more fulfilling pasttime. Although she loved nursing, she cherished spending time with her family more and chose to stay home to raise her three children. In 2007, Ms. Campbell was honored at the American Cancer Society’s Summer Lights Celebration.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Sara L. Heard.
Ms. Campbell is survived by her children, Sydney, Rob and George Campbell; her father, George T. Heard Jr. of Decatur, Miss.; sisters, Melissa H. Dorsett (Charlie) of Pensacola, Fla., and Beth H. Eason (Randy) of Forest, Miss.; brother, Tom Heard (Becky) of Tupelo, Miss., and numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home in Huntsville. The service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Hal Oakley officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Brooksville, Miss.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Decatur United Methodist Church Parsonage Building Fund, P.O. Box 325, Decatur, MS 39327, or a favorite charity.
Brenda Hambrick
BLUE MOUNTAIN – Brenda Joyce Smith Hambrick, 52, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Darlington Oaks in Verona. She was born July 22, 1957 in Aurora, Ill., the daughter of John W. and Lillie Bell Smith of Blue Mountain. A member of the Pentecostal Church, she was a loving wife and mother.
Services will begin at 1 p.m., Friday at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Omega Hall, Bro. Joe McKnight and the Rev. Tony Knox officiating. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Stephen Hambrick of Blue Mountain; a daughter, Micki Smith of Ripley; a son, Timothy Hambrick of Blue Mountain; her mother, Lillie Bell Smith of Blue Mountain; brothers, Van Smith (Julie) of Murfreesboro, Tenn., David Smith (Shelia) of Blue Mountain, Larry Pannell (Maxine) of McComb, Gerald Pannell (Sandy) of Aurora, Ill., and Gerrel Smith of Sandwich, Ill.; a sister-in-law, Lori Broyles of Ripley; a brother-in-law, Jeff Hambrick (Frankie) of Paragould, Ark; three grandchildren, Ryan Riles, Karrianne Cagle and Hunter Broyles; and three special sisters, Cokie, Pam and Susie.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Pannell, Timothy Hambrick, Van Smith, David Smith, Drumico Rutherford, Michael Herndon, Jason Smith and Scottie Pannell.
She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, John W. Smith Jr.; and a grandson, Aidan Smith.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Ripley Funeral Home. To view obituaries on-line and sign guestbook, visit
Mildred Bain
OLIVE BRANCH – Mildred Louise White Bain, 84, of Olive Branch died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Corinthian Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold King and the Rev. Bill Britton officiating. Burial will be in Johns Cemetery in Corinth.
Patrick Thompson
TUPELO – Patrick Willis Thompson, 21, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at his residence in Lee County. He was born April 16, 1988, the son of Walter “Butch” Thompson and Sarah Sartain Thompson. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and a Boy Scout.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed nature, fishing, all animals and working on old trucks. He was a kind, caring person who always listened to your problems, had an ever present smile and tried to make the best of everything.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Dr. Rick Brooks officiating. Private burial will be in the Sartain Family Plot at Lindsey Cemetery in Belmont.
Survivors include his mother, Sarah Sartain Thompson of Tupelo; brothers, Alex Parker Thompson of Tupelo and Michael Brent Thompson (Christina) of Canyon Lake, Texas; and grandmother, Hester Sartain of Belmont. He was preceded in death by his father, Butch Thompson, on July 22, 2007.
Pallbearers will be Austin Parmer, Matt Burchfield, Donovan Phillips, Kevin Petty, Brandon Ray and Derrick Presley. Honorary pallbearers will be Taylor Deaton, Jim Roberts, Jay Miles and a host of other friends.
Visitation will be from noon until service time at the Tupelo Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry and/or Boy Scout Troop 8 c/o St. Luke United Methodist, 1400 Clayton Ave., Tupelo, MS 38801.
Violet Whittington
MYRTLE – Violet Whittington, 82, of Myrtle died at her residence Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by United Funeral Service.
Wade Barber
MANTACHIE – Morris Wade Barber, 76, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at his home. He was born Sept. 20, 1933, the son of Milton and Estelle Spigner Barber. He worked in food brokerage before retirement. He was a member of the Mantachie First Baptist Church and a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed watching football and attending his grandchildren’s baseball and softball games.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Bro. Danny Rushing officiating. Burial will be in the Ozark Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Robert Barber (Lori) of the Ratliff community; one daughter, Martha Everitt of Tupelo; one brother, Wayne Barber (Ray) of the Ozark community; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Barber of the Blair community; the mother of his children, Peggy Privette; and six grandchildren, Jessica Everitt, Eric Everitt, Taylor Barber, Jordan Barber, Justin Barber, and Lynsey Barber.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert “Bob” Barber and Jody Barber.
Pallbearers will be Russell Verrell, Charles Hannah, Craig Stephens, Scott Collier, Tom Pitts, Dickie Frazier, Jordan Barber and Justin Barber.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of James Kitchens’ Sunday School Class: Kermit McFerrin, Horace Ray McFerrin, Horace Windell Dulaney, James Kitchens, Gerald Rushing, Tommy Gann, Clifton Cockrell, Billy Joe Raper, and Gene Yielding.
Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mantachie Junior High Baseball Program, c/o BancorpSouth, 3230 Hwy. 371, Mantachie, MS 38855.
Dorothy Dove
COLUMBUS – Dorothy N. Camp Dove, 87, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. She was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Greenwood Springs, the daughter of Lawrence Roy and Hattie Pearl Noe Camp. She had lived in Chicago and was a resident of Columbus.
Before her retirement, she was employed by Enterman’s Bakery in Chicago. She attended the Church of Christ, enjoyed traveling and spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Cameron Collins and Kelly Monahan officiating. Burial will be in the Howell Cemetery.
Survivors include her special friend, James Donald Guyton of Columbus; two brothers, Randolph Camp (Delana) of Hamilton and James Arnold Camp (Ann) of Steens; two sisters, Yvonne Stanford of Aberdeen and Charlene Cook (Jim) of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and six brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be Gary Silas, Jay Cook, Donnie Camp, Keith Monahan, Kris Monahan and Kevin Monahan.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and will continue until service time Friday.
Lewis Paul Chaffin
BALDWYN – Lewis Paul “Possum” Chaffin, 62, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. He was a retired farmer, car hauler and a member of East Marietta Baptist Church.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Haskell Sparks, Bro. Tommy Wilson and Bro. Garner Chaffin officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Mayo Chaffin of the Marietta community; a son, Jamie Chaffin (Cathy) of Marietta; step-daughters, Phyllis Dodds (Bruce) of Thrasher, Betty Metheny (Tim) of Radcliff, Ky.; his mother, Lucy Sholar of Southaven; stepmother, Gwen Chaffin of Marietta; mother of his children, Kathryn Chaffin of Marietta; sisters, Dena Short (Jim)of Germantown, Judy Fraser of Olive Branch, Teresa Heberling of Southaven, Sherry Devaughn (Teddy) of Marietta, Cathy Sanderson (Shane) of New Albany, Pam Estes (Kenny) of Jumpertown and Calente Tapp (Michael) of Sommerville, Tenn.; brothers, Garner Chaffin (Teresa) of Booneville and Rance Pounds (Judy) of Tishomingo; sister-in-law, Janet Pounds of Marietta; grandchildren, Chelsey Cunningham (David) of New Site, Abby Chaffin of Marietta, Wilson Paul Chaffin of Marietta, Tanner Dodds of Thrasher, Logan Dodds of Thrasher, Madison and Zack Metheny of Kentucky, Markrissa Thornton (David) of Marietta; great-grandchildren, Jenna and Lane Cunningham of New Site; and special cousins, Janice Moreland and Paul Ray Chaffin.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Chaffin; daughter, Mikki Chaffin Mayo; brothers, John Chaffin and Glen Pounds; and grandparents, Dewey and Verda Chaffin.
Pallbearers will be Bubba Pounds, Gary Fraser, Ryan Heberling, Justin Heberling, Luke Short, Derek Devaughn, Brandon Moreland, Hunter Moreland, Clay Green and Josh Moreland.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Pharr, Johnny Barnes, Dan Gardner, Rickey Pharr, Junior Smith, Roy Green, J.D. Moreland, James H. Moreland, James A. Stennett, Wayne Chambers, Rickey Stanley, Milton Pharr, Gayle Warren.
Ophelia Wells
ABERDEEN – Ophelia Pearl Mize Wells, 93, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, in Huntsville, Ala.
She was born April 12, 1916, in the Algoma community of Pontotoc County and lived most of her life in the Lackey community, where she was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. She moved to Huntsville in 1992.
Mrs. Wells was a homemaker and former employee of Seminole Manufacturing Co. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing and visiting with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Walker Wells; her parents, Luther Thomas Mize and Fletcher Ann Powell Mize; brothers, Ottice and Olin Mize and sisters, Mary Alice Mize, Onamae Sewell and Volene Gillespie.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jane Wells Raley; a granddaughter, Fran Raley Holder; a great-grandson, Brandon Holder, all of Huntsville and a sister, Gladys Ruth Steward of Randolph.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial in Aberdeen followed by a graveside service at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery at 3 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Holder, Rembert Raley, Verne Wells and Alan, Lance and Les Whitworth.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Prospect Baptist Church or a favorite charity.
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Mary Young
NEW ALBANY – Mary Vance Young, 90, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born July 8, 1919, in New Albany, the daughter of William Lester and Lola Lee Latham Griffin.
She was retired from Ertel Mfg. Co. and a member of Wells Chapel Church.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wells Chapel Church with the Rev. Mike Benefield and the Rev. Michael Lumpkin officiating. Burial will be in Wells Chapel Church Cemetery. United Funeral Service will be in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by one son, Ernest Griffin Young of New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Lamar, Leon and Coyt Griffin.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Latham, Billy Latham, Pat Jordan, Randy McDaniel and Michael Lumpkin.
Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until service time at Wells Chapel Church.
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Nathan Shappley
GORE SPRINGS – Nathan P. Shappley, 91, of Gore Springs died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in Grenada County. He was born Sept. 11, 1918, in Tallahatchie County, the son of Napoleon Perry Shappley and Zora Teer Shappley. He was a retired cattle farmer, a World War II Air Force veteran and an avid golfer.
A member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, he received a bachelor of science degree from Mississippi State College.
Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Lewis Memorial church with Dr. Scott Wright officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona with Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City in charge. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Nathan P. Shappley (Karen) of Hattiesburg, and grandchildren, Nathan Patrick Shappley and Ryan Shappley Moutoux (Charlie) and a great-grandson, Stephen Moutoux.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances “Jo” McLain Shappley and his parents.
Hoover Moore
OKOLONA – Hoover Moore died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona.
Frank Stricklin
BLUE MOUNTAIN – Frank H. Stricklin, 66, of Blue Mountain died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Foster amp& Son Funeral Home of Ripley.
Jason Glidwell
CORINTH – Jason Shane Glidwell, 36, of Tennessee, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at his residence.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home of Corinth with burial in Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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