Roger Sullivan

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Roger Sullivan

Roger Sullivan, 75, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 1995, at his home in Tupelo. He was a member of Mt. Ollie M.B. Church in Baldwyn.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Ollie M.B. Church with the Rev. Lewis McGee officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Sullivan of Tupelo; three daughters, Sarah Willis and Mary E. Crump, both of Baldwyn, and Janet Holland of Tupelo; four sons, Floyd Sullivan of Pasadena, Calif., John L. Sullivan of Tupelo, Ed Hatley of Tennessee and Charles Young of Des Moines, Iowa; one sister, Earnestine Roger of Buffalo, N.Y.; four brothers, L.S. Sullivan of St. Louis, Mo., and Leon Sullivan, Junior Sullivan and Robert L. Sullivan, all of Buffalo, N.Y.; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour before services.

Lillie Mae Haynes

CORINTH Lillie Mae Rhodes Haynes, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a member of Jerusalem Church of Christ.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Darrell Moore officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Lloyd “Boone” Haynes; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Haynes, and two children, William Artell Haynes and Lillie Belle Haynes Clark.

Pallbearers will be Clev Rhodes, Lloyd Rhodes, Jimmy Lamb, Roy Gene Rhodes, Billy Wallace, Douglas Wallace, Hermon Johnson and Gerald Rhodes.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today.

Zelda Stevenson

PLANTERSVILLE Zelda Holbrook Stevenson, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at her home in Plantersville. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, to Andrew Jackson and Martha Suzanne Stallard Holbrook. She was a former employee of Clevepak Container and a member of the First Assembly of God in Memphis. She was the widow of Mike Sterling Stevenson.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Folks officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery South in Memphis.

Survivors include one son, Mike Stevenson of Memphis; two daughters, Sue Ringley of Plantersville and Betty Lou Yon of Holly Springs; seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Dale Stevenson, Bobby Mulligan, Wade Westmoreland, Shellie Ringley, Jeff Stevenson, Johnny Westmoreland, Robert Mulligan and J.R. Harbin.

Macel Jordan

OXFORD Macel Jennings Jordan, 87, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. She was a homemaker, a member of Scobey Baptist Church and the widow of Jason Clarence Jordan.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Scobey Cemetery with the Rev. Darell Briscoe officiating. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Gilchrist of Memphis, and Joyce Martin and Celeste Jordan, both of Oxford; one son, Jason Jordan Jr. of Coffeeville; one brother, Sell Jennings of Oxford; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.

Shirley Caron

OXFORD Shirley Inez Welling Caron, 67, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Catholic Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Waller Funeral Home Chapel with Father Kevin Slattery officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, John O. Caron of Oxford; two daughters, Michelle Hopkins of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, and Jeannine Canale of Oxford; two sons, Richard A. Caron of Tupelo and Edward A. Caron of Oxford; six grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.

Robert Mack

AMORY Robert Lee Mack, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 1995, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New Prospect M.B. Church with the Rev. George Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Orother Mack of Amory; one daughter, Georgia Gladney of Nettleton; two grandchildren, David Lee Mack of Nettleton and Barbara Mack of Tupelo; three great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Everette Logan

HOUSTON Everette Delane Logan, 68, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Calhoun County to William Elige Logan and Loula Dora Winter Logan. He was a retired employee of the Mississippi Forestry Service and a Baptist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Houston with Bro. L.B. Morris officiating. Burial will be in Rocky Mount Cemetery near Bruce.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Smith Logan; two daughters, Vickie Duncan of Houston and Lois Ann Logan of Bruce; one son, Howard Huffman of Pontotoc; one brother, Billy Joe Logan of Houlka; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

His nephews will be pallbearers.

Margie L. Bennett

WALNUT Margie L. Bennett, 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at Methodist Hospital Central in Memphis. She was a homemaker, a merchant at Bennett’s Store in Walnut and a member of the Walnut United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dewayne Whitehurst officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in Walnut.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Bennett of Walnut; one son, Roy Michael Bennett of Walnut; several nieces and nephews.

K.C. Nance

PRAIRIE K.C. Nance, 65, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 1995, at the West Point Medical Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist M.B. Church in McCondy with the Rev. Henry Conway officiating. Burial will be in the Union Baptist Cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include eight daughters, Ogean Nance, Maxine Cannon, Genniece Nance, Catherine Nance, Essie Randle and Flora Randle, all of Prairie, Clara Webb of West Point and Brenda Nance of Okolona; three sons, Willie Nance, K.C. Nance Jr. and Jessie Randle, all of Prairie; three sisters, Ruthie K. Pierce of Prairie, Esteria Wilson of Indianapolis, Ind., and Clara Mae Lee of Stockton, Calif.; two brothers, A.C. Nance and Henry C. Nance, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; 26 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Collins, Tony Gates, Shelton Deanes, Theotis Randle, Ricky Randle and Lonnie B. Davidson.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour before services.

Arline Metcalfe

BOONEVILLE Arline Bingham Metcalfe, 63, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at her home. She was a home health care worker and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Booneville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Bill Metcalfe of Booneville; one son, Duane Metcalfe, and his wife, Donna, of Costa Rica; her father, E.R. Bingham of Kilmichael; three sisters, Pauline O’Berry and Jean Fisher, both of Kilmichael, and Margaret Jenkins of Meridian; two brothers, Thirmon Bingham of Booneville and J.D. Bingham of Kilmichael; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Bingham.

Bertha Johnson

RIPLEY Bertha Johnson, 63, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.

Bertie Waldrop

WALNUT Bertie Waldrop, 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.

Dorothy Doler

HOUSTON, Texas Dorothy Lee Bailey Doler, 61, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at the Cy-Fair Medical Center in Houston, Texas. She was formerly of Calhoun City. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Bethany Baptist Church in Slate Springs with the Rev. Myron Doler officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery in Slate Springs. Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Myron Doler of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Sharon Bamburg and Susie Doler, both of Houston, Texas; her mother, Viola Bailey of Calhoun City; two sisters, Clemmie Brown of Calhoun City and Evelyn Aston of Ripley, Tenn.; two brothers, the Rev. A.V. Bailey of Tupelo and William S. Bailey of Winona; three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Judy White

IUKA Judy White, 48, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the Iuka Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka.

Evelyn Bacon

BIG CREEK Evelyn Ruth Bacon, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at Hillcrest Hospital in Calhoun City. She was a retired registered nurse and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Big Creek with the Rev. Billy Wells officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery. Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Bacon of Big Creek; three daughters, Barbara Hendrix of Big Creek, Shirley Ferdinando of Homosassa, Fla., and Martha Clift of Seaford, Va.; one sister, Lucille Brown of Tampa, Fla.; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren.

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

Michael Cockrell

ABERDEEN Michael Earl Cockrell, 28, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 1995, in Chickasaw County. He was born Feb. 19, 1967, in Aberdeen. He was a 1985 graduate of Aberdeen High School. He was an employee of Chemdal Corp. and a member of Morgan Chapel C.M.E. Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morgan Chapel C.M.E. Church in Aberdeen with the Rev. Rufus Hill officiating. Burial will be at the Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Jackson Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three sons, Christopher Thalon Cockrell, Michael Alexander Cockrell and David Stratton Cockrell, of Aberdeen; his father, Richard Earl Cockrell of Los Angeles, Calif.; his mother, Mary Katherine Gates, and stepfather, Elmer Leon Gates, of Aberdeen; three brothers, Kerry Monzell Cockrell and his wife, Bernadette, of Aberdeen, and Lawrence Cockrell and Gregory Cockrell, both of Los Angeles; three sisters, Cheryl Monett Gates of Aberdeen, and Wanda Jones and Teresa Cockrell, both of Los Angeles; two stepsisters, Mamie Gates and Linda Gates, both of Aberdeen; his grandmother, Agnes Cockrell of Little Rock, Ark.; four nieces, four nephews, nine uncles, six aunts.

Pallbearers will be members of the Class of 1985.

The family hour will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Clara Humphreys

BLUE SPRINGS Clara Humphreys, 78, died Monday, Jan. 1, 1996, at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla. She was a retired LPN, a homemaker and a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany with the Rev. Sammy Burns officiating. Burial will be in New Harmony Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Emmett Humphreys of Eva, Ala.; two daughters, Elizabeth Deaton of Orlando, Fla., and Joyce Amatuzzo of Roseville, Calif.; two brothers, Bill Gafford and Bud Gafford, both of Greenville; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph H. Humphreys Sr., in 1981 and a son, Joseph H. Humphreys Jr., in 1975.

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

Myrtle Holloway

AMORY Myrtle Mathews Holloway, 92, died Monday, Jan. 1, 1996, at her daughter’s home in Tampa, Fla. She was born in Starkville and lived in Amory from 1960 until moving to Tampa, Fla., in 1995. In Amory she was an active member of the First United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and a member of Palma Ceia United Methodist Church. She was a member of Cotton Gin Port Chapter of the DAR and the Diligent Diggers Garden Club. In 1925 she married Herbert Knowles Holloway, who died in 1994.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Amory with the Rev. Pat Ludlam and the Rev. Crawford Ray officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Amory. Pickle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Anne Dunn of Tampa, Fla., and Lynn Brewer of Plant City, Fla.; three brothers, Arther D. Mathews of Albuquerque, N.M., Philip Mathews of Seymour, Tenn., and N.Q. Mathews of Birmingham, Ala.; one sister, Ruby Stockton of Amory; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Amory.

Thomas Wilson

AMORY Thomas Arlin Wilson, 57, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at his home. He was born in Gattman and graduated from Greenwood Springs High School. He served with the U.S. Army and retired with the U.S. Navy in 1982 after 20 years service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He was an employee of the Tupelo Post Office since 1984.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Pickle Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean Moody officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Amory with full military rites.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Lowery Wilson of Amory, whom he married in 1979; three sons, Jack Wilson, David Arlin Wilson and Darryl Thomas Wilson, all of Savannah, Ga.; one stepson, John Thomas Cadden of Jacksonville, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Melinda Calmes and Terri Cadden, both of Tupelo; one brother, Henry Eldon Wilson of Chicago; one sister, Karen Traylor of Paris, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleo Wilson and Pearle Otts Wilson, and a brother, Randy Wilson.

Pallbearers will be Tom Mann, Rex Staten, Jerry Pannell, Ed Ford, Ray Gober, Steve Gigler, Jerry Brewer, John Stanford and Tom Ketchum.

Roy Tucker

AMORY Lee Roy Tucker, 70, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County, living in Amory since 1960. He was an employee of the Amory Garment Co., retiring in 1993. He was a member of Gregory Chapel Baptist Church.

Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Pickle Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Earl Fowlkes, the Rev. Jamie Stark, the Rev. Bobby Joe Poss and the Rev. Bobby Newman officiating. Burial will be in the Greenbrier Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Irene Sanders Tucker of Amory, whom he married in 1948; one son, Edward Tucker, and his wife, Glenda, of Golden; two daughters, Virginia Harding of Lacey’s Spring, Ala., and Joyce Mathis and her husband, Don, of Amory; one brother, Murphy Tucker of Plantersville; three sisters, Pearlie Mae Watson and Martha Williams, both of Plantersville, and Mavis Hurley of Amory; six grandchildren, Denise Wallace, Jennifer Rye, Johnathan Tucker, Margarette Parker, Joshua Tucker and Stacey Mathis; three great-grandchildren, Kathryn Wallace, Patrick Wallace and Shelby Rye.

He was preceded in death by a son, Davis Roy Tucker.

Pallbearers will be Don Jones, Terry Jones, Phillip Tucker, Andy Tucker, Ray White, Tony White, Dewayne White and Kraig Rye.

Visitation will be from 4:30 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Jim Duke

CHESTERVILLE James C. “Jim” Duke, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Chesterville Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Kenneth Kelly and the Rev. Danny Holland officiating. Burial will be in the Chesterville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Kate Duke of Chesterville; two daughters, Ruth Lucille Shoemake of Chesterville and Annie Laura Sheffield of Mooreville; one son, Harold Duke of Sherman; nine grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Sheffield, Bobby Daugherty, Bill Shoemake, Rick Spencer, Bill Pound and Art Flaherty.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kermit Powell, Myrtis Brown and Quitman Pound.

Roy Clements

Roy Clements, 72, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996, at his home. He was an auto mechanic for several years, an employee of Penn Tire for nine years and caretaker for the Pontotoc City Park for six years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of New Faith Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Hershel Bragg and the Rev. Don McCutchen officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Nona Frances Clements of Tupelo; one daughter, Kay Jinkins, and her husband, Perry, of Tupelo; two sons, Richard Clements and his wife, Judy, and Ricky Clements, all of Tupelo; one sister, Rachel Phillips, and her husband, Nick, of Jackson, Mich.; eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ed Bishop, Scotty Stegall, Ray Ware, Russell Ware, Larry Clements and Shorty Clements.

Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 8:30 a.m. to service time Friday.

Memorials may be made to the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice.

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