Obituaries, Tuesday, June 29, 1999
IUKA Sandra Joy Powell, 39, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, in Nashville, Tenn. She was a graduate of Iuka High School and Tennessee State University.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at The First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three brothers, James Powell, Donald Powell and Ernest Powell; two sisters, Charlene Jimmar and Dorothy Collier.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Irene Powell.
Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.
BALDWYN Clarence Leach died Monday, June 28, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn.
ABERDEEN Aaron McClendon, 72, died Monday, June 28, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
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Mr. Bobby J. McCollum
3 p.m. today
Jefferson Street Chapel
Tupelo Memorial Park
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Stone
Services and burial
HICKORY FLAT Yvonne Cannon, 61, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home of New Albany.
ACKERMAN Grace Marie Bowie, 79, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at the Choctaw County Hospital in Ackerman as the result of an automobile accident. She was a homemaker and a member of New Haven Baptist Church in Choctaw County. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.D. “Pete” Bowie.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at New Haven Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Parrish officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one stepdaughter, Marquerite Bates of Weir; four sisters, Carolyn Sutton of Eupora, Johnnie Harmon of Sardis, and Lucille Pryor and Dorthy Fowler, both of Winter Haven, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.
Guy H. Crawford Jr.
METAIRIE, La. Guy H. Crawford Jr., 70, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at East Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Metairie, La. He was a native of Okolona and a graduate of Okolona High School. He attended Copiah-Lincoln Junior College in Wesson. He had been a resident of Metairie for the past 35 years. He was retired from Northwest Airlines (formerly Southern and Republic Airlines). He was a Methodist. He enjoyed sports, hunting and fishing.
Services were held Friday, June 25, 1999, at Leitz-Egan Funeral Home in Metairie with the Rev. Buford Easley officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bogue Chitto.
Survivors include two sisters, Mary Hamilton Crawford Caruthers of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Sara Crawford Webb of Saltillo; a stepdaughter, Diane Friday of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two stepgrandsons, Chad McGregor of Metairie, La., and Matthew Friday of Broken Arrow, Okla.; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Avants Crawford of Metairie, and his parents, Guy H. and Mary Blanche Crawford of Okolona.
OXFORD Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Brewer, 86, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at Jackson Madison General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. He was a retired machine operator for Chamber’s Manufacturing and a member of Pine Bluff Church of Christ.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Waller Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Johnny Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Church Grove Cemetery in Oxford.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine G. Brewer of Oxford; four daughters, Vonda B. Foust, Opal B. Mardis, Johnnie B. Lewis and Connie B. Green, all of Oxford; four sons, Benton W. Brewer, Bobby G. Brewer, Ronnie L. Brewer and Mark V. Brewer, all of Oxford; one sister, Ira B. Rowe of Memphis; two brothers, Jack A. Brewer and George S. Brewer, both of Oxford; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren.
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas Wilma Gaither Black, 72, died Thursday, June 17, 1999, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg, Texas. She was born Dec. 14, 1926, in Fulton to Will and Lillian Sandlin Gaither. She was a senior analyst for Exxon Petroleum. She married Bill A. Black on Oct. 29, 1954.
Services were Monday, June 21, 1999, at the Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel in Fredericksburg, Texas, with the Rev. Larry Altman officiating. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery in Fredericksburg.
Survivors include her husband, Bill A. Black; one brother, Edwin Gaither of Fulton; one sister, Grace Merritt and her husband, Leroy, of Ayden, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Roland Northam, Harry Rogan, Cecil Benner, Andy Kort and Joe Litzelfelner.
Honorary pallbearers were the Hill Country Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Memorial Hospital or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
IUKA Clifford Dunn died Monday, June 28, 1999, at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home.
GREENWOOD SPRINGS Olum Lawton “O.L.” Cagle, 82, died Monday, June 28, 1999. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Senter Funeral Home of Fulton.
Bonnie Mae Nichols
MEMPHIS Bonnie Mae Nichols, 78, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis. She was a retired cutter for Sealy Mattress Co. and a member of Geraldus Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Hill South Chapel in Memphis. Burial will be in Forest Hill South Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Nichols of Memphis; one stepdaughter, Shirley Taylor of Memphis; one stepson, Gerald Nichols of Memphis; three sisters, Mariah Hassell, Sue Harbor and Nell Turner, all of Baldwyn; one brother, Gene Philpot of Baldwyn; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; 25 nieces; 19 nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
J.L. Herring, 66, died Monday, June 28, 1999, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home.
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SALTILLO Amber Leigh Homan, 3, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, as the result of an automobile accident. She was born March 20, 1996, in Tupelo. She attended the Tupelo Community Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Verona with Bro. Noel Bledsoe and Bro. Ken Pollock officiating. Burial will be in Saltillo Cemetery.
Survivors include her parents, Ronald Clifton and Sharon Leigh Walters Homan of Saltillo; her grandparents, Debbie and Ron Homan of Saltillo; her great-grandparents, Jerry Jones of Saltillo and Virgie Sue Homan of Pontotoc; her great-great-grandmother, Aileen Jones of Saltillo; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Eric Walters, Adam Walters and Jackie “Cooter” Hall.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Mr. Jack Waddell
2 p.m. today
Lee Memorial Chapel
Lee Memorial Park
Visit: Noon to service time
Amber Leigh Homan
11 a.m. Wednesday
Lee Memorial Chapel
Visit: 4 to 8 p.m. today
Mr. J.L. Herring