Obituaries, Sunday, July 11, 1999

AUTHOR: JUDYC

Obituaries, Sunday, July 11, 1999

Eddie Crum

CORINTH Eddie Mae Crum, 87, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Funeral Home.

Virginia Simmons

NEW ALBANY Virginia Simmons, 66, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was a member of Watson Grove M.B. Church, where she was a Pastor’s aide, former Sunday School teacher, youth leader and member of the Mass Choir, Missionary Society and the Kitchen Committee. She served with the Union County Development Association and a was a member of the Busy Bee Social Club. She retired in 1995 from Mohasco Furniture Company after 27 years of service.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Watson Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Charles Keys officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Simmons of New Albany; one son, Bobby Simmons and his wife, Ann, of New Albany; two daughters, Charlene Crusoe-Ingram and her husband, Earnest, of Atlanta, and Mary Joyce Spears of New Albany; one brother, Eric McNeal of Memphis; one sister, Adriane McNeal Webb of Memphis; her mother-in-law, Lula Mae Bryson of Chicago; one brother-in-law, one sister-in-law, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. today with family hour from 6 until 7 p.m. The body will be placed in the church two hours prior to services.

John Fuller

MYRTLE John Aaron Fuller, 77, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born Jan. 2, 1922, in Lafayette County to Jeff C. Fuller and Florence Spence Fuller. He was former chief of the Memphis Fire Department and a Mason. After retirement, he lived in Myrtle as a cattle farmer and a member of Beulah Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at United Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Donna Whiteside Fuller of Myrtle; one daughter, Linda Fuller Stamper of Collierville, Tenn.; two sons, Thomas W. Fuller of Bartlett, Tenn., and Michael A. Fuller of Collierville, Tenn.; one sister, Jeffie Austin of Arlington, Tenn.; five grandchildren, John Bodie Stamper, Michael Scott Fuller, Kristi Lynn Fuller, Kimberly Michelle Fuller and Andrew Todd Fuller, all of Collierville.

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

Toy Ginn

FULTON Toy D. Ginn, 78, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1921, to the late Columbus D. and Eugenia Hindman Ginn. He worked at Johnson Motors in Zion, Ill., before moving back to Fulton. He worked for Itawamba County. He was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Tremont. He was an avid fisherman and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Ray Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Thelma Mauldin Ginn of Fulton; two sons, Thomas M. Ginn of Cookeville, Tenn., and Charles D. Ginn of Zion, Ill.; one brother, Alfred Ginn of San Antonio; one sister, Mary Hughes of San Antonio; five grandchildren, Tammy Bullock, Thomas Ginn, Tricia Ginn, Matthew Ginn and Mandi Ginn; three great-grandchildren, Chad Wuori, Natalie Nicole Bullock and Katie Bullock.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Claude Ginn, Robert Ginn, Edward Ginn, Albert Ginn and Homer Ginn; two sisters, Hattie Underwood and Alpha Clark; one great-granddaughter, April Wuori; and one son, Lester Franklin Ginn.

Pallbearers will be Rick Larson, Matt Ginn, Tommy Ginn, Doyle Ginn, Billy Ginn and Bill Oswalt.

Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. today.

Lois Dill

ABERDEEN Lois Marie Lindsey Dill, 94, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at the Care Center of Aberdeen after an extended illness. She was born July 5, 1905, in Monroe County to Frank and Sallie Ann “Dollie” Nash Lindsey. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, she lived in the Mt. Zion community for several years and attended Monroe County schools. She married Alvis Hampton Dill in 1925, who died in 1964. She was a homemaker and a member of Christian Chapel Church of Christ. She enjoyed singing, crocheting and yard work.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Mr. Clyde Mize officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include her daughter, Faye D. English of Amory; three grandchildren, Lisa Parham, Lori Cummings and Chip English; 11 grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ray Dill.

Pallbearers will be Chip and Gabe Parham, and Ralph, Tony and Terry Dill and Dan Plunkett.

Memorials may be made to Christian Chapel Church of Christ.

Walter T. Williams Sr.

FURRS Walter T. Williams Sr., 97, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at Sunshine Rest Home of Pontotoc. He was a resident of the Furrs community for 56 years. He was born June 22, 1902, in Alabama. He was a retired plumber and a member of Furrs Baptist Church. He was married to Jewel Williams for 72 years until her death Jan. 17, 1999.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Furrs Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Simmons officiating. Burial will be in New Zion Cemetery. Baldwin Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Allen Pickering of El Paso, Texas, and Deadrie Mask of Furrs; one son, Thomas Williams of Furrs; one sister, Ellen Benifield of Okolona; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

His nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 10 until 12:30 p.m. today. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services.

Vicki Aldridge

BOONEVILLE Vicki Floyd Aldridge, 38, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a brief illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Zion Rest Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Tony Brown and the Rev. Dewayne Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Zion Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include her mother, Carolyn Floyd Bearden of Booneville; two grandmothers, Sybil Boren and Bessie Floyd, both of Booneville; one son, Jaried T. Aldridge of the home; two sisters, Pat Short and her husband, Gary, of Marietta, and Jeanne McVey and her husband, Jeff, of Booneville; one nephew, Jacob McVey; two special friends, Roger Hopkins and Brad Parker.

Visitation will last until service time today.

Corrie Randle

CORINTH Corrie Randle, 91, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a member of United Methodist Women, the Stewardess Board, Booker T. Washington Club and the Breakfast Club. She was an usher, church class leader, missionary and caregiver. She enjoyed cooking and ironing.

Services will be from 7 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Patterson Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Harley Krause officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include three brothers, Haywood Bankhead, Edward Bankhead and William B. Bankhead.

Pallbearers will be friends and family.

Visitation will be from 6 until service time Tuesday.

Ila Logan

ABERDEEN Ila Von Irvin Logan, 89, died Thursday, July 8, 1999, at Bell Flower Medical center in Bell Flower, Calif. She was born March 7, 1910, in Wise County, Texas, to the late Joel Acker and Alice Sanders Irvin. She was married to the late Buford Atwell Logan Sr. She was a 1929 graduate of Boyd High School in Wise, Texas. She was a resident of Monroe County from 1932 until 1992, before moving to California. She was a sales clerk and former employee at T.I.L. Manufacturing in Aberdeen. She was a member of Aberdeen First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ferrell Cork officiating. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery in Hamilton.

Survivors include one son, Buford A. Logan Jr. of Downey, Calif.; two sisters, Mary Lee Smith of Hatley and Vera Finch of Caledonia; two grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in two brothers, Bentley Irvin and Joel Delma Irvin; and one sister, Ruby Dare.

Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Evelyn B. Robbins

ECRU Evelyn B. Kidd Robbins, 65, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with Bro. Randy Hope officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Darius C. Robbins of Pontotoc; one son, Dennis Robbins of Pontotoc; one sister, Cora Ethel Taylor of Pontotoc; five grandchildren, Timbo Henderson, Jaime Henderson, Dustin Robbins, Mallory Robbins and Kaleb Robbins.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Gina Henderson; and one son, Tim Robbins.

Pallbearers will be Tim Henderson, Billy Taylor Jr., Jeff Kidd, Steve Kidd, Don Kidd and Chris Kidd.

Visitation will be from noon until service time today.

Leslie L. Mize Jr.

BELTON, Texas Leslie L. Mize Jr., 69, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at his home in Morgan’s Point Resort. He was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Bruce to Leslie L. Mize Sr. and Euba Ventie Hearington Mize. He was a 1948 graduate of Tupelo High School and a 1957 graduate of Mississippi State University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1948 until 1952. He helped design and market Gibson Department Stores in the 60s and later operated L&S Service Company for 20 years. He moved to Belton in 1975 from Dallas. He was a member of Belton Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Dossman Funeral Home in Belton with Minister Joe Baisden officiating. He will be cremated, and his ashes will be buried at North Belton Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Mize of Morgan’s Point Resort, whom he married Nov. 12, 1955; three daughters, Debbie Hughling of Belton, Jennifer Kasner of Morgan’s Point Resort and Terri Bowden of Rising Star; six grandchildren, one great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Belton Church of Christ Building Fund or Vista Care Family Hospice.

Pearlie Mae Barksdale

HODGES, Ala. Pearlie Mae Barksdale, 87, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at her residence. She was a native of Alabama and a member of Holly Springs Freewill Baptist Church. She retired as a cook from Munsinger Corporation after 20 years of service.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Holly Springs Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Coy Marbutt and the Rev. Wayne Bridges officiating. Burial will be in Holly Springs Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Cressoline Cantrell of Hodges, Ala.; one son, Robert C. and Judy Barksdale of Hamilton, Ala.; four grandchildren, Vanessa Vargas of Temple, Texas, Stacy Cantrell and Mindy Cantrell, both of Hodges, Ala., and Stephen Cantrell of Belmont; two great-grandchildren, Jordan Cantrell and Brittany Nolen, both of Hodges, Ala.; one sister, Faye Cagle of Birmingham.

Pallbearers will be Stacy Cantrell, Stephen Cantrell, Leroy Vargas, Kevin Scott, Earl Cantrell and Eddie Cantrell.

The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

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Mrs. Hazel Bingham Lundy

Metarie, La.

Memorial Services

11 a.m. Monday

Jefferson Street Chapel

Tupelo Memorial Park

Mr. J.O. McGuire

Saltillo

Arrangements Incomplete

Mr. Carl Stanley Harrell

Lake Piomingo

Services and Burial

Memphis

Robert Cowley

AMORY Robert Dean Cowley Jr., 53, died Friday, July 9, 1999, at his residence. He was born Nov. 7, 1945, in Smithville. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County, residing in Amory for the past several years. He attended the Smithville schools. He was a member of the Church of Christ. His hobbies included fishing.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Mr. Hoyet Hathcock officiating. Burial will be New Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Martha McCullough Cowley of Amory; his mother, Neoma Pierce Cowley of Amory; one son, Larry Wayne Cowley of Amory; one daughter, Cindy Cowley of Amory.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Dean Cowley Sr.

Pallbearers will be family friends.

Thelda Worthey

NETTLETON Thelda Cox Worthey, 72, died Saturday, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory

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

Mildred Toney

AMORY Mildred Thompson Toney died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Jimmy Rogers

NETTLETON Jimmy Donald Rogers, 66, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at his residence. He was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Nettleton to the late Aubrey Fulton and Vera Temple Rogers. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He owned Rogers Gulf and Rogers DX gas service stations and Rogers Auto Parts for the past 40 years. He was an active member of Nettleton United Methodist Church. He served one term as alderman for the town of Nettleton.

He was an avid horseman and enjoyed buying and trading horses and cattle. He was a six-time judge of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. He was a friend and supporter of the Tennessee Walking and Racking Horse. He was the chairman of the Nettleton Lions Club Annual Horse Show for the past 36 years and a member of the Nettleton Lions Club for the past 44 years.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Nettleton United Methodist Church with the Rev. J.C. Christian and the Rev. Aubrey Boren officiating. Burial will be in Nettleton Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Nan Coggin Rogers of Nettleton; two daughters, Becky Dorough and her husband, Tom, of Tupelo and Julie Dickerson and her husband, Mike, of Nettleton; one son, Don Rogers and his wife, Rhonda, of Nettleton; two brothers, Ernest Rogers and his wife, Mary Dale, and Aubrey F. Rogers Jr. and his wife, Marie, both of Nettleton; one sister-in-law, Frances Rogers of Nettleton; eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death one brother, Fred Rogers.

Pallbearers will be Eugene McDaniel, Tommy Lee Riley, Buddy Coggin, Stevie Humble, John Robert Patterson, Jimmy Britt, Paul Smith and Jack Knowles.

Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. today and from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Nettleton United Methodist Church or Christian Life Center Fund, Box 1114, Nettleton, Miss., 38858; or the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Program.

Marcell Barr Sr.

HOUSTON Marcell Barr Sr., 89, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in both the United States and the South Pacific. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Van Vleet, where he was a deacon and class leader.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at New Hope United Methodist Church with Bro. Charles Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Carter’s Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Castoria Barr of Houston; one daughter, Pinkie Stratton of West Point; three sons, Marcell Barr Jr., Lee Earnest Barr and his wife, Peggy, and Johnnie Barr and his wife, Jessie, all of Houston; two stepdaughters, Atlena Evans of Houston, and Juanita Harris and her husband, Robert, of West Point; four sisters, Mary Thompson and her husband, Arzell, of Racine, Wis., Lelar Barr of Milwaukee, Wis., and Aleen Stephenson and Velma Latham, both of St. Louis, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren.