Obituaries, Oct. 18, 2003

Odie Johnson Sr.

Odie “Red” Johnson Sr., 81, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Fulton to the late Henry Johnson Sr. and Evelyn Reese Johnson. He received his formal education at the Lee County Training School. He was a faithful member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Tupelo. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, past president of the Deacon Board, past church treasurer, past president of the Usher Board, the first church bus driver, and anything else he could do to serve his Lord and Savior. He was a staff sergeant in World War II. After the war he returned home and took up his profession of truck driver. He drove for L.P. McCarty, Page's and Jitney Jungle, and retired after 51 years of service.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Porter's Memorial Park in Tupelo. Grayson-Porter's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Maggie; a daughter, Ruby Maxine Straughter and husband, J.T., of Tupelo; four sons, Odie Johnson Jr. and wife, Earlie, Nathan B. Johnson Sr., and Amos G. Johnson, all of Tupelo, and the Rev. Larry Stone and wife, Angela, of Fulton; his grandchildren, Vanessa Southward and husband, Bryant Sr., Seleche Ayers and husband, Tannoris, Charmaine Johnson, Erica Johnson, Christopher Young, Nathan Johnson Jr., Maggie Souter, Odie Johnson III, J.T. Straughter Jr., Courtney McGee, and Rashad, Marcus, Rebecca, Adrian and Shangela Stone; his great-grandchildren, Britney, Cody, Caleb, Cullen, Colin, Janese, Yala and Ta; a brother, Romie Johnson of Chicago; a daughter-in-law, Sandra W. Johnson; a brother-in-law, Lenard Stephens Jr. and wife, Rita, of Racine, Wis.; a sister-in-law, Georgia Hamilton and Columbus of Racine, Wis.; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry Johnson Jr.; and a great-grandson, Eric F. Southward.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Pallbearers will be the Rising Star M.B. Church Deacon Board. Honorary pallbearers will be sons and grandsons.

Carolyn Smith

HOUSTON -Carolyn Ann “Bootsy” Rice Smith, 58, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the Scott Regional Hospital in Morton. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Houston Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old Montpelier Cemetery at Eupora.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel Lee Smith of Houston; two daughters, Mary Ruth Caves of Magee and Carolyn Louise Brassfield of Monticello; five sons, William Eugene Smith of West Point, Danny Ray Smith of Pulaski, James Edward Smith of Greenville, Warren Marion Smith of Puckett and Ray Allen Smith of Houston; two brothers, Johnny Brown of Greenwood and Charlie Brown of Winona; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

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

Autumn Call

RIPLEY – Autumn Mae Danner Call, 42, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at her home in Ripley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Whittentown Baptist Church near Ripley. She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Ann Reid Burks.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Bro. Edd McCafferty officiating and Bro. Michael Baker assisting. Burial will be in the Whittentown Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James Forest Call of Ripley; her father, Delbert Allen Danner and wife, Margaret, of Hattiesburg; two daughters, Candy Call Stewart and husband, Rusty, of Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Ashley Call Galloway and husband, Shane, of Ripley; two sons, Jamie Call and Casey Call, both of Ripley; three brothers, Delbert Allen Danner Jr. and wife, Vera Ann, of Petal, Donald Alphus Danner and wife, Beth, of Fort Campbell, Ky., and Daniel Anthony Danner and wife, Sheila, of Jackson.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Michael Paterakis

AMORY – Michael Anthony Paterakis, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory after a long illness. He was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Havana, Cuba, to Victor Burego and Elizabeth Ann Paterakis. He lived in Chicago and in Miami before moving to Amory a short time ago. He married Linda Irene Adams in 1999. He was an election judge in Chicago. He was a Chicago Cubs baseball fan and he enjoyed reading.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Irene Paterakis of Amory; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Paterakis of Tampa, Fla., and Diane Paterakis Malone and husband, Greg, of Hamilton; three grandchildren, Marshal, Caryann and Anthony Malone; his former wife, Carylon Capppuzzello of Amory.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Michael Paterakis II.

Willie Pauline Hutcheson

TISHOMINGO – Willie Pauline Hutcheson, 72, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was the widow of Melvin Hutcheson.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Hodges Cemetery in Itawamba County.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Elbert Hutcheson of Tishomingo and James Randy Benson of Atoka, Tenn.; a daughter, Peggy Pauline Bradley of Memphis; two brothers, Clyde Stafford of Covington, Tenn., and Billy Stafford of Parsons, Tenn.; a sister, Sarah Richardson of Brownsville, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Shelby Lynne Hutcheson and Tara Madison Hutcheson.

Ebb Sanders

HOUSTON – William E. “Ebb” Sanders, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at his home. He was born May 29, 1923, in Carthage to Jackson Murphree “Bud” and Hattie Mae Gill Sanders. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of God.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Church of God with Bro. Greg Moss and Bro. Grady Williams officiating. Burial will be in Ellzey Cemetery. Southern Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Sanders; three daughters, Linda Whitt, Marie Washington and Vickie Sanders, all of Houston; a son, Travis Sanders of Okolona; five stepchildren, Jimmy Moore of Vardaman, Larry Moore, Sammy Moore and Gary Moore, all of Houston, and Wanda Clay of Birmingham; 13 grandchildren, Jonathan Grimes, Jeremy Grimes, Paul Whitt, Renee Whitt, Tony Coleman, John Coleman, Travis Ebb Sanders, Travis Sanders Jr., Randy Travis Sanders, Candace Nicole Sanders, Allen Michael Sanders, Terry Lee Henley and Christopher David Washington; eight great-grandchildren, 13 stepgrandchildren, 17 stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Earl Watkins of Houston and Nathia “Dunk” Wooldridge of Pontotoc; a brother, J.T. Gill of Pontotoc.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mabel Gilmer.

Pallbearers will be Paul Whitt, John Coleman, Jonathan Grimes, Jeremy Grimes, Travis “Bubba” Sanders Jr. and Travis Ebb Sanders.

The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Woodrow Hill

OKOLONA – Woodrow Wilson Hill, 85, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home. He was born July 24, 1918, in Texas, to William and Maggie Beaty Hill. He was a retired factory worker. He was a Methodist and a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Okolona/Lee Memorial Funeral Home in Okolona with Bro. Bill Harrison and Bro. Grady McCaskill officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Southern Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his children, Everett Hill and wife, Pat, Jane Voyles and husband, Kenneth, and Lynn Hill and wife, Miki, all of Dallas, Texas, Wayne Hill, and Peggy Carter and husband, James, all of Pontotoc, Kay Worthey and husband, Pete, of Saltillo, Ronnie Paepke and Peggy of Starkville, Kathy Potter of Ferris, Texas, and Jerry Paepke of Okolona; 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elouise Hill, in 1998; his siblings, Francis Hill, Virgie Hill Mitchem, Nugan Hill, Lee Hill, Raymond Hill, May Hill, Ruth Hill, Joy Hill Taylor and Robert Hill; a grandchild, Carrie Curry.

Pallbearers will be Allen Jolly, Reggie Jolly, Harold Jolly, Phillip Jolly, Lee Carter and Frankie Paepke.

Jarrett Dobbins

IUKA – Jarrett Randolph Dobbins, 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1921, in Alcorn County to Eldridge R. and Laura L. Martindale Dobbins. He was a retired painter for TVA and a member of the Brotherhood of Allied Traders and Painters Local. He was a member of the Iuka Church of Christ, the VFW, the Sons of the Confederacy, the Iuka Wellness Center and the National Rifle Association. He was a certified genealogical record researcher. An avid golfer, he enjoyed weightlifting and researching family history.

Services were Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Iuka Church of Christ with Minister Lance Foster officiating. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. Corinthian Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Johnston Dobbins of Iuka; a son, William Melton Rorie of Lone Oak, Ga.; five daughters, Frankie Sue Beard of Florence, Ala., Fredda Lou Sanderson of Iuka, Donna Dobbins Douberly of Douglasville, Ga., Donna Yvette Huey of Florence, Ala., and Deborah Jane Dobbins of Lithia Springs, Ga.; a brother, Billy Dobbins of Corinth; a sister, Aleine Johnson of Corinth; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Dominica Mamie Borboro; a daughter, Helene Doles; a brother, Travis Dobbins; and a sister, Elva Marie Young.

Pallbearers were his grandsons, Harmon W. McGill, Jason McGill, Travis Beard, Derick Donald Sanderson Jr., Joshua Taylor Rorie, Randolph Douberly and Mark Huey.

Katie Henson

BOONEVILLE – Katie Faye Phillips Henson, 82, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Booneville where she grew up and lived most of her life. She attended Booneville High School. She was a retired employee of Brown Shoe Company and a member of the Booneville Church of Christ.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doug Greenway and Bro. J.A. Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Nolin and husband, Larry, of Hallowell, Maine; four brothers, Joseph Phillips and wife, Frances, and Terry Phillips and wife, Denise, all of Booneville, Theo Phillips and wife, Mattie, of Charleston, S.C., and E.T. “Todd” Phillips of Memphis; three sisters, Frances Brinkley and Wynoka Phillips, both of Booneville, and Patricia Phillips of Umatilla, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Blanche Henson, of Booneville; a brother-in-law, Clyde Henson of Booneville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Henson, and her parents, E.T. “Opp” and Hattie O'Neal Phillips.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Sunday.

Arbie L. Pickens

TISHOMINGO – Arbie L. Pickens, 83, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of the late Cornelius and Nancy Pickens.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home with Bro. Fay Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Arbie Pickens Jr. of Arkansas, and Chester Pickens and Jimmy Pickens, both of South Bend, Ind.; two daughters, Wanda Kay Lindsey of Arkansas and Patti Weaver of South Bend, Ind.; several grandchildren.

Marshall L. Wicks

COLUMBUS – Marshall L. Wicks died Oct. 14 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. He was born July 9, 1932, in Artesia to the Rev. Isaac W. Wicks and Lucenda Gray Wicks. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a 1959 graduate of Alcorn State University. He later received postgraduate degrees and certification in elementary education and school administraiton from various universities. He taught school and became principal of Hughes Elementary in 1969. He served 25 years, retiring in May 1994. He was an active member of Missionary Union Baptist Church for 33 years. He also was active in the community.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Missionary Union Baptist Church in Columbus with Pastor Tony Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Wicks Memorial Gardens. Carter's Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jean Patton Wicks, whom he married in 1960; his children, Harold E. Phifer and wife Kristi of Houston, Texas, and Gayla Wicks Germain and husband, Lincoln, and Elanthus Miguel Wicks, all of Chicago; three grandchildren, Krishna Anne Phifer, Vivienne Noelle Germain and Landen Harold Phifer; four siblings, Edna Braswell of Chicago, Simon Wicks of Memphis, Horace Wicks of Port Gibson and John A. Wicks Sr. of Jackson; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and five siblings, Joseph Wicks, Rev. Ezell N. Wicks, Bertha McGee, Virginia James and thomas Wicks.

Memorials may be made to the Missionary Union Baptist Church Building Fund, 1207 5th Ave. N., Columbus MS 39701.

Doug Watson

BREWER – Albert Douglas “Doug” Watson, 60, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home at Brewer. He was born May 3, 1943, in Hollandale to Albert Cottrell and Frances Hall Watson. He lived in Houston and graduated from Houston High School in 1961. He moved to Aberdeen in 1965 and was a barber for many years. He moved to Brewer in 1985. He was an active member of the Aberdeen Jaycees from 1965 to 1980. He was a Farm Bureau agent for Monroe and Lee counties for the past 24 years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen with Bro. Milton Whatley officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Vicki W. Watson; four sons, Michael Watson and wife, Maui, of Goldsboro, N.C., Steven Watson of Ridgeland, Charlie Watson of Tupelo and Adam Watson of Shannon; his father, Albert Cottrell Watson of Houston; a brother, Donald Watson and wife, Shirley, of Houston.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Hall Watson.

Pallbearers will be Tom Seymer, Malcolm Wesson, Bill Phillips, John Mobley, Larry Whitaker and Joe Upton.

Honorary pallbearers will be agents and employees of Farm Bureau.

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

Memorials may be made to the Brewer Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1, Shannon MS 38868.

Annie L. Rucker

SHERMAN – Annie L. “Mama Lou” Rucker, 99, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home of Verona.

Travis Weaver

MANTACHIE – Travis Weaver, 78, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at his home. He was born Jan. 15, 1925, in Itawamba County to Flavis and Nolia Wallace Weaver. He lived most of his working life in Zion, Ill. He retired from American Motors in Kenosha, Wis., after 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Bro. Danny Robbins officiating. Burail will be in Little Brown Cemetery in Prentiss County.

Survivors include three sons, Jerry Weaver of Plantersville, Paul Weaver of Nettleton and Louis Weaver of Mantachie; a daughter, Gail Mosley of Evergreen; three sisters, Nannie Faye Wilson of Smithville, and Maudy Dennis and Maisy Turner, both of Fulton; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Syble Inez Weaver, on April 16, 1998.

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

Mary Marveline Smith

HAMILTON, Ala. – Mary Marveline Smith, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at her home in Hamilton, Ala. She was born Sept. 3, 1917, to the late Jim and Sarah Frances Spencer Wedgeworth of Red Bay, Ala. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Centerville Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Milton Barlow officiating. Burial will be in New Home Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Hulit and husband, Leland, of Columbia Falls, Mont.; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren; her caregiver, Evelyn Galbreath.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Selmer Lewis Smith; two sons, Billy Smith and Terry Smith; a sister, Rillar Stockton; and three brothers, Travis, Johnny and Elliott Wedgeworth.

Pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Shane Lolley, Dana Haywood, Anthony Watson, Marty Burney and Jeromy Williams.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Sunday.

Ethel Hopper

CHALYBEATE – Ethel Tomlinson Hopper, 100, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Montgomery County Nursing Home in Mt. Ida, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of the Chalybeate Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Bro. Bruce Ingram officiating. Burial will be in Providence Cemetery in Tiplersville.

Survivors include a sister, Helon G. Lewis of Tupelo; a son, Jeff E. Hopper and wife, Bobbie, of Hernando; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Hopper; her parents, William Basil and Susie Emma Duncan Tomlinson; and a grandson, Tim Hopper.

Pallbearers will be Tony Barkley, Mark Tomlinson, Larry Hopper, Travis Jamieson and Jimmy Nowell.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today.

Sybil Cleveland

BALDWYN – Sybil Harris Cleveland, 86, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Landmark Nursing Facility in Booneville. She was a retired nurse and physical therapist. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Baldwyn.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Bert Harper and Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in the East Mt. Zion Cemetery in Baldwyn.

Survivors include two daughters, Jeanette McBrayer of Baldwyn, and Sue McDonald and husband, Bill, of Memphis; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; a half sister, Evie Tesseneer of Dennis.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, E.C. Cleveland; her parents, Brad and Lutie Vandevander Harris; a brother, Stanley Harris; a sister, Myrtis Nichols; and a half brother, Leonard Harris.

Pallbearers will be Bill McDonald, Ronnie Sutton, Gary McBrayer, Marshall McDonald, Nathan Harper, Adam McBrayer, Matthew Harper, Micah Harper and Mac McBrayer.

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

Ruby Walker

BALDWYN – Ruby Walker, 88, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She retired after teaching for 42 years. She was the oldest member of Palestine Methodist Church, where she was secretary and treasurer, and a Sunday school teacher for many years.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Waters Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay Weeks and husband, Sonny, of Baldwyn; a son, Wren Walker and wife, Mary Ann, of Hernando; an adopted daughter, Sandy Nash and husband, Robert, of Magnolia; a sister, Dorothy Crabb of Baldwyn; seven grandchildren, Melodie Moyer, Dawn Moore, Heather Walker, Mark Bichon, Matthew Bichon, Ben Walker and Jason Weeks; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Walker; a sister, Merle Gurley; and a brother, Dewayne Ryan.

Pallbearers will be Wendell Gurley, Harold “Bob” Gurley, Mackie Pedigo, Mark Pettigo, Jimmy Crabb and Tommy Crabb.

C.L. Pettigo will be an honorary pallbearer.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James W. Aldridge

BELMONT – James W. Aldridge, 59, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Aug. 29, 1944, in Mississippi.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. David Kelley officiating. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jannie Aldridge of Belmont; a daughter, Margaret Sartain and husband, Larry, of Dennis; two sons, Terry Aldridge of Dennis and Billy Ray Aldridge of Corinth; two sisters, Fredda Wilemon of Belmont and Brenda Robbins of Oakland, Tenn.; a brother, Albert Aldridge of Bemont; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Mamie Miller

VINA, Ala. – Mamie Miller, 81, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the Red Bay Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay, Ala.

Vera Hatcher

ROLLING FORK – Vera Holliday Hatcher, 92, formerly of Ripley, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Twiner offiiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Tippah County.

Survivors include two daughters, Jean Barksdale and husband, J.D., of Brookhaven and Louise Stewart and husband, Richard, of Vicksburg; five sons, Jimmie Hatcher and wife, Betty, of Memphis, Bobby Hatcher and wife, Ann, of Brookhaven, Freddy Hatcher and wife, Nancy, and Stacy Hatcher and wife, Pat, all of Port Gibson, and Lewis Hatcher and wife, Becky, of Rolling Fork; a sister, Virginia Holliday Hodges of Ripley; 16 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Hatcher, and her parents, James N. and Effie Yancey Holliday.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Will Terry Jr.

HOULKA – Luther Wilbur “Will” Terry Jr., 60, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May 31, 1943, in Chickasaw County. He was a school teacher at the Houlka Attendance Center, retiring after 30 years. He was a member of Houlka First Baptist Church and Bethel Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam conflict.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Houlka with Bro. Jonathan Childress and Bro. David Blackwell officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Margo Chrestman Terry of Houlka; a daughter, Rachel Chism and Tommy of Amory; a son, Ryan Terry of Houlka; a brother, Jim Terry and wife, Nina, of Troy, Ala.; a nephew, Jason Terry and wife, Brooke, of Troy, Ala.; an aunt, Ruby Jolly and husband, Hal, of Okolona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther W. Terry Sr. and Laurice Dendy Terry.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Mooneyham, Bobby Brown, Jackie Griffin, Robert Goza, Ricky Bagwell, Wayne Hall, Dwight Fleming, Bill Moore, Chris Burrous, Richard Chrestman and Jim Norman.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 183 CR 416, Woodland MS 39776 or to the American Cancer Society.

Hazel Permenter

WEST POINT – Hazel Wilson Permenter, 86, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at the West Point Community Living Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.