Obituaries October 15, 2010

Mavis “Sally” Stone
Mavis Lemons “Sally” Stone, 97, a resident of Huntsville, Ala., and a former long-term resident of Tupelo, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 9, 2010. She was a faithful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a devoted member of the First United Methodist Church of Tupelo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Norbin Stone, and seven siblings.
Sally is survived by her children: Richard Stone Jr. and wife, Sara, of Huntsville, Ala.; Sandra Luttrell and husband, Bill, of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; Cherry Carey and husband, David, of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren: Richard Stone III, Betsy Rouse, Lynn LyBrand, Jennifer Wallace, Laura Gierhart, David Luttrell and Scott Saxon; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo with Rev. Hershel Wiygul, Rev. Andy Ray and Dr. Paul Sims officiating. Private burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Tupelo. The family will receive friends after the service in the Gathering Room at the Church. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 854, Tupelo, MS 38802.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Belle Bennett Sunday School Class.
Condolences may be e-mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comast.net.

James Guess
BYHALIA – James Henry Guess, 55, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at his home.
Private burial was held Thursday, Oct. 14. Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs was in charge of the arrangements.
Johnny Wright
CEDAR BLUFF – Johnny Frank Wright, 85, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Hope in Houston. Burial will be in the Houston Cemetery. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Williette Perry
WEST POINT – Williette Demetra Perry, 53, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Shaun Walton
TUPELO – Shaun D. Walton, 25, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at the Pontotoc Hospital in Pontotoc. He was born July 30, 1985, to Elmer Walton and Rochelle Walton Rice in Hinds County.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Morning Star M.B. Church in Tupelo with Rev. Willie Thornton delivering the eulogy and Rev. Tyrone McIntosh officiating. Burial will be in the Porter Memorial Garden. Agnew amp& Sons Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Braylen Walton of Tupelo; his parents, Rochelle Walton-Rice of Norfolk, Va., and Elmer Walton and Della Tompkins of Palmetto; a special friend, Jackie Hughes of Palmetto; his grandparents, Bobby and Verlene Patrick of Smithville, and Betty Bailey of Cleveland, Ohio; four brohers, Antonio, Jay, Cast and Quan Tompkins, all of Tupelo: three sisters, Amber Walton of Norfolk, Va., Marie Tompkins of Tupelo and Tonya McKinney of Smithville: and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Emmanuel White.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today with the family hour from 6 to 7 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to service.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
Junior Black
HOUSTON – Junior L. Black, 61, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at his home in Houston. He was born Oct. 24, 1948, in Lafayette County to Verley Isom Black and Annie Laura Cofer Black. He was a retired supervisor for Shannon Chair and Washington Manufacturing Co.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Houston Funeral Home in Houston with Bro. Jim Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Houston. Houston Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his daughters, Connie (John) Tharp of Vardaman and Melanie (Steve) Young of Houston; his sisters, Dorothy (Harold) Tallent of Vardaman, Barbara Gunter of Pearl and Verdie Moore of Dorsey, Margie Mann (Jerrel) Mann of Houston; his brothers, James (Wanda) Black of Houston and Jerry Black of Vardaman; and his grandchildren, Chance L. Reed Tharp, Hunter Seth Young and Brody Jacob Young; and the mother of his daughters, Janice Black Watson of Pontotoc.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerald Black.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Houston Funeral Home.
Friends and family may leave a message on the online register book at www.houstonfuneralhomems.com.
Jason Gasaway
NETTLETON – Michael Jason Gasaway, 28, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. He was born Sept. 12, 1982, in Tupelo to Julius Michael and Sharon Ray Gasaway. He was a tire builder at Cooper Tire and a member of the Fulton Church of God of Prophesy. He was a devoted father and an avid outdoorsman.
Services were Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Tim Winters officiating. Burial was in Keyes Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Simmi Erinson Gasaway; his parents, Michael and Sharon Gasaway; one brother, Dustin (Courtney) Gasaway, all of Nettleton; his grandmothers, Lois Ray and Margaret Gasaway, both of Fulton; a nephew, Bryson Gasaway; a niece, Kaylee Gasaway; and the mother of his child, Erin Craig of Fulton.
Pallbearers were Tyrus Cowley, Ben White, Steven Blake, Davis Kennedy, Erik Stevens, Jack Gunter,
Joe Ashley, Cory Maxwell and Wade Winters.
Thelma Thompson
BYHALIA – Thelma Tammy Thompson, 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at her home in Byhalia.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Byhalia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Riley Ann Armstrong
MONTGOMERY, Ill. – Riley Ann Armstrong, 58, formerly of Holly Springs, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at her home in Montgomery, Ill.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the J.F. Brittenum amp& Son Funeral Home Chapel in Holly Springs. Burial will be in the McIntyre Cemetery in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum amp& Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
The body will lie in state at the funeral home from 9 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
Bedford Womble
CORINTH – Allie Bedford Womble, 59, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Oct. 28, 1950. He was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and the National Guard. He retired from Alcorn County Waste Management with 25 years of service. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Baldwyn.
Services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Rebecca Womble, Bro. Jimmy Vanderford, Bro. William Copeland and Bro. Gerald Crabb officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Sue Womble of Corinth; two daughters, Lisa Womble Haynie and husband, Lonnie, of Rienzi and Misty Womble Walker and husband, Phillip, of Kossuth; a stepson, Marcus Lambert and wife, Jamie, of Morton; two stepdaughters, Rena Lambert Brumley and husband, John, of Booneville and Pamela Ann Lambert of Corinth; his grandchildren, Matthew Haynie and Lilly Haynie; his stepgrandchildren, Keith Walker, Hunter Brumley, Gunter Brumley, Paden Brumley, Ashley Ausbon, Jonathan Ausbon, Paul Simmons and Brianna Hatter; two sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Marecle and husband, James Roy, of Rienzi and Rebecca Louise Wamble of Philadelphia, Pa.; two aunts, Helen Mitchell of Columbus and Elnor Wamble of Water Valley.
He was preceded in death by his father, Allie Bedford Womble, and his mother, Blanche Elizabeth Dunlap Womble.
Pallbearers will be Paul Simmons, Matthew Haynie, Lonnie Haynie, Phillip Walker, Marcus Lambert, James Bryant, Mike Dees and Cletus Nixon.
Visitation will continue from noon to service time today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net.
Joe Hicks
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Joseph Evans “Joe” Hicks died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. He was born Dec. 26, 1926, in Bellefontaine. He was a charter member of Second Baptist Church of Calhoun City and served as a deacon in both the Second Baptist Church and the Centre Baptist Church in Centre, Ala. He spent 40 years in the telecommunications industry and retired as an executive with Telephone and Data Systems. Upon graduation from high school in 1944, he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and served in Korea in 1945 and 1946. A recognized leader in his community and industry, he was president of the Calhoun City Rotary Club, and a charter member and president of the Centre, Ala., Rotary Club. He was past chief of the Calhoun City Volunteer Fire Department, president of the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce and a member of the board for Hillcrest Hospital. In Centre, Ala., he was a member of the board for Farmers and Merchants Bank, and a member of the Industrial Development Board for Cherokee County, Ala. In addition, he was a director and president of the Mississippi-Alabama Independent Telephone Association.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Centre, Ala. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time at the church. Perry Funeral Home of Centre is in charge of Alabama arrangements.
Local services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pryor Funeral Home in Calhoun City. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens. Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
He is survived by his son, Michael Hicks, and daughter-in-law, Nance, of Knoxville; his grandsons, Jonathan Hicks of Nashville, and Ryan Hicks and wife, Valecia, of Birmingham, Ala.; sister, Julian Halfacre of Winona; brother, A.B. Hicks of Birmingham, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Sue Ellenburg Hicks; his parents, Rev. R.B. Hicks and Myrtis Evans Hicks; two sisters, Mary Elizabeth McCain and husband, J.Z. McCain, and Elyse Gamblin and husband, J.T. Gamblin.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 2200 Sutherland Ave., Suite 102, Knoxville, Tenn. 37919.
Online condolences may be made at www.pryorfuneralhome.com.
Brenda Williams
TUPELO – Brenda Williams died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones & Son Funeral Directors of Tupelo.
Norris Thompson
JACKSON – Norris Thompson, 57, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at his home in Jackson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Clear Creek M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
Maxine Kirk
IUKA – Maxine Kirk, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at her residence. She was born Nov. 28, 1921, in Prentiss County to Looney and Elsie Butler. She was employed by Reynolds Aluminum Plant in Muscle Shoals, Ala., in her younger years and she was cashier, receptionist and switchboard operator at Corinth Machinery Co. in Corinth in her later years. She made friends easily and rarely met a stranger. After she retired from Corinth Machinery Co., she and her sister, Hula, would go to Corinth at least once a week to McDonald’s in Wal-Mart and meet their “lunch bunch” around noon. She knew most of the employees and would call them by name, and they, in turn, would always call her by name and ask about her when she could no longer go there. She and her sister lived together these last few years and took care of each other. She was a wonderful mother as well as a best friend. All who knew her will surely miss her.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Iuka United Methodist Church. The Rev. Glen Wiygul and Rev. Jon Kaufman will officiate. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Kirk of Gulfport; one sister, Hula Strange of Iuka; a niece, Pam Monroe of Iuka; and four nephews, Phil Kirk of Iuka, Billy Butler of Memphis, Donnie Butler of Corinth and Johnny Butler of Corinth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Noel Kirk; her brother, Curtis Butler; and a sister, Bernice Kirk.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Iuka United Methodist Church.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.
Dorothy Johnson
RIPLEY – Dorothy Linebarger Johnson, 80, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. She was born March 21, 1930, to Franklin Edward Linebarger and Bedie Thornton Luna Linebarger. She was a faithful member of West Ripley Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday School teacher from 1957 until her failing health in recent years. She was a retired registered nurse from Tippah County Hospital, where she was known as a caring and dedicated nurse. She was a devoted, loving, Christian wife, mother and grandmother.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Baker, Bro. Micheal Baker and Bro. Randy Latch officiating. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Garden.
She is survived by her daughter, Shelia West of Hickory Flat; her son, Dr. Ron (Jodie) Johnson of Huntsville, Ala.; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Craig) Patzius of Ripley, Melanie (Bill) Fowler and Brad (Emily) Johnson, all of Huntsville, Ala., and Jessica (Jason) McAlister of Olive Branch; nine great-grandchildren, Darby and Garrett Patzius of Ripley, Ella and Leah McAlister of Olive Branch, Julia Ann, Margaret and Will Fowler, Bradford and Wesley Johnson of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Johnson, Madison, Ala.; four special nieces, Elaine Robbins of Ripley, Linda (Bob) Hawks of Memphis, Jamie (Maurice) Maige and Mary (Howard) Cochran of Atlanta, Ga.; two special caregivers, Jeanne Vincent of Ripley and Tracey Tomlinson of Walnut; a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Carl S. Johnson; her parents; a son-in-law, Charles West; three brothers and five sisters.
Pallbearers will be Jerl Jeter, Charles Jeter, Charles Luna, Mike Sanderson, Junior Linville and Ronnie Huddleston.
Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel.
To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
James Jackson
HOLLY SPRINGS – James Henry Jackson, 74, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at his home in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Providence M.B. Church in Holly Springs. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum amp& Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
Mary Lee Scruggs
ASHLAND – Mary Lee Scruggs, 65, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at her daughter’s home in Tiplersville.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Free Branch M.B. Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Sara Jones
TUPELO – Sara Jones died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at her home. She was born on May 10, 1945, to James III and Bulah Shaw. She accepted Christ at an early age at West End Household of Faith Church and later moved her membership to Temple of Compassion and Deliverance. She was married to Amos Jones Jr.; they had two sons. She graduated from Eupora High School. In 1983, she went to beauty school and later had her own business. She will be truly missed.
Services will be at noon Saturday at the Household of Faith Church with Bishop C.L. Park officiating. Burial will be in the Household of Faith Cemetery. N.L. Jones amp& Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her former husband, Amos Jones of Houston; two sons, James Jones (Janet) of Pittsboro Marvin Jones of Tupelo; two brothers, William (Carolyn) of Maryland and Kenneth (Billie) Gill of Detroit, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren; and a hostsof nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Gill; her mother, Bulah Shaw; and a brother, James Gill.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.
Sign the online guestbook at www.nljonesandson.com.
Mable Gaston
CALHOUN CITY – Mable Young Gaston died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was born April 21, 1926, in Calhoun City to Robert T. Gaston Sr. and Gladys Ligon Gaston. Her earlier years were spent in Noxapater, Grenada and Ackerman as her parents moved, but they returned to Calhoun City, where she graduated from high school. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Calhoun City. She was active in Sunday School and the WMU wherever she has lived.
Ms. Gaston received a B.S. degree in history and library science from Mississippi State College for Women in 1948 and a master of library science degree from the University of Mississippi in 1958. For nine years she served as librarian at Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn. From 1957-1979 she was librarian at Greenville High School and also served as library supervisor for the Greenville Public Schools. She was visiting assistant professor of library science at the University of Mississippi during the summers of 1960 through 1968. In 1979 she became part of the Mississippi College faculty, teaching library science and serving as a reference librarian. Throughout her career in education, she held membership and served as an officer in both educational and library professional organizations.
She also was active in many historical and genealogical organizations, serving in leadership roles in Isaac Ross Chapter of Colonial Dames XVII Century, Mississippi Chapter of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Loosa Schooner Chapter DAR, Daughters of American Colonists, Southern Dames, Mississippi Huguenot Society, the Ligon Family and Kinsmen Association, and the Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Dr. Dax Summerhill and Rev. Jimmy Vance will officiate. Burial will follow in the Calhoun City Cemetery.
She is survived by one brother, Robert T. Gaston Jr. of Calhoun City; two sisters, Rebecca Gaston Dye and husband, Robert, of Friendswood, Texas, and Bobbie Gaston Kenna of McComb; two nephews, Joey Kenna (Lynne) of Forest and Bob Kenna of Memphis; three nieces, Rebecca Dye Parkhill (Trent) of Winchester, Mass., Margaret Dye Baker (Wes) of Webster, Texas, and Robin Dye Martin (Don) of Richmond, Va.; and nine great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be from noon to service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Jessie B. Edwards
TUPELO – Jessie B. Edwards, 100, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at the Sanctuary Hospice House. A native of Itawamba County, she was the daughter of Quilla Stormer and Dave Dabbs. She was a member of Second Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Verona. She worked as a domestic caregiver.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Second Baptist M.B. Church with the Rev. Larry Stone officiating. Burial will be in Porter’s Memorial Park. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Willie (Christine) Partlow of Tupelo; her daughter and her caregiver for 15 years, Verner Porter Williams of Tupelo; six grandchildren, Michael (Louise) Partlow of Killeen, Texas, Henry (Mary) Clifton of Belden, John Hooper of Tupelo, Reginal Ducksworth of Clinton, Olivia Rose Garner of Detroit, Mich., and Verner M. (Fred) Wilson; nine great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; two special nieces, Marsha Harris of Pontotoc and Thera Farrar of Cincinnati, Ohio; several other nieces and a host of cousins.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and friends of the family.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the J.W. Porter Chapel at the funeral home and one hour prior to service time Saturday at the church.
Online condolences can be made to the Edwards family at www.grayson-porters.com.
Gerry Goodson
GUNTOWN – Gerry Goodson, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. She was a graduate of Baldwyn High School and Delta State University. She was a retired secretary for Bostic Brothers in Benoit, where she resided for many years. She loved her cats.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Robert McCoy officiating. Burial will be in the Campbelltown Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, JoAnn Wolfe of Guntown; niece and nephews, Jeff Wolfe, Lee Wolfe (Anita) and Amber McMahon (Matt); a great-niece, Lauren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeff D. Goodson Sr. and Kathleen Smith Goodson, and a brother, Jeff D. Goodson Jr.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today.
Nellie Patricia Hill
HOULKA – Nellie Patricia Hill, 78, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Delta, La., to Richard Hill and Bessie Robinson Sanders. She was a retired special education teacher in Houlka.
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Houston. Private burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Houlka. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by son, Dennis Hill of Houlka; and a daughter, Paula Hill of Houlka; one niece and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Hill; and one sister, Richene Menhal.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Houston.
Memories and condolences may be shared and viewed at www.memorialfuneralhomehouston.com.
John Tate Harrell
FALKNER – John Tate Harrell, 70, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010. at his residence in Falkner. He was born April 6, 1940, to Waymon and Marie Yopp Harrell. He was a member of Falkner Baptist Church and a retired construction contractor. He loved playing with his grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Futral and Rev. Mark Jones officiating. Burial will be in Falkner Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Horton Harrell of Falkner; three sons, Greg Harrell (Dana) of Ripley, Jeff Harrell and Scott Harrell (Tammy), both of Falkner; his twin sister, Blona Jose of Lyons; 11 grandchildren, Ginger Adair (Trent) of New Albany, Tyler, Cigi, Chelsea, Price, Grace and Jaden Harrell, all of Ripley, and Paige, Cat, Meg and Haley Harrell, all of Falkner; one great-grandson, Gage Harrell.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Goolsby, Chris Jumper, Larry Hall, Terry Akins, Howard Abrams, Tim McElwain, Dale Robertson and Tommy LaBarreare. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and Terry Rutherford.
To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Eli Glass
AUBURN – Eli Nathaniel Glass, infant son of John Paul and April Nicole Glass, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory.
Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Boguefala Cemetery with Bro. David Perry officiating. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his parents, John Paul and April Nicole Glass, and a sister, Hannah Nicole Graham, all of Auburn; his grandparents, Andrayer Parr of Byhalia, Jonathan Parr of Mooreville, Patricia Glass of Mooreville and Jackie Hopkins of Tupelo; his great-grandfather, Edward Parr of Mooreville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Onie Mae Rainer
BOSTON – Onie Mae Rainer, 75, died Sept. 6, 2010, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
A memorial service for family and friends in Mississippi will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Beulah Hill Baptist Church in Blue Mountain. Beasley Funeral Home of New Albany is assisting the family locally.
Marshall Williams
OXFORD – Marshall Williams, 51, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford.
Services will be Saturday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
Roosevelt Walker Sr.
WEST POINT – Roosevelt Walker Sr., 58, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sykes Cemetery in Aberdeen. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
James E. Trimm
IUKA – James E. Trimm, 76, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.
Estell H. Ezell
OKOLONA – Estell H. Ezell died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Born in Houlka on Sept. 14, 1923, she was the fourth child of Tom and Willie Bell Harris Hill. A member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, she served as president of the Willing Workers Club and the Kitchen Committee until she became disables. She was the widow of Phillip Ezell.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary M.B. Church with Pastor Clarence Frison officiating. Burial will be in the Okolona Cemetery. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three children, Mary Hust of Ecru, Gail (William) Wilburn of Okolona and David (Lee Ann) Lomax of King George, Va.; one sister, Mary Dell Doss of Okolona; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Pete Hughes, Leon Larry, Nabor Moore, Luther Hill, Cato McGaughy, Roy Rowe and Tommie Bowens.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Saturday at the church.
Online condolences can be to the Ezell family at www.grayson-porters.com.

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