Obituaries April 16, 2010

By NEMS Daily Journal

John P. Trembelas
On Saturday, April 11, 2010, John P. Trembelas of McLean, Va. Beloved husband of Virginia Mavourleen Nash Trembelas, loving Brother of Stella Trembelas Gibbs (David), Anthony P. Trembelas (Deceased). Devoted Uncle of Robert (Amy) Peter John and Christopher (Rebecca) . Great Uncle of Nathaniel Franklin, Jesse David, Elisha Russell and Grace Ann Gibbs. Devoted brother-in-law of Faydette Nash Holmquist (Hudson), Darwin Nash (Jeanette), Dorothy Nash. Uncle of her son, John David Jr. Great Uncle of John David II (April). Their children, Karman, Delta, Alivia and John David III.
Friends may call at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory on Saturday, April 17, 2010, from 10 a.m. to noon. Interment Amory Memorial Cemetery on Saturday, April 17, 2010. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice.

Bobbie Anthony
CORINTH – Bobbie Bardwell Anthony, 72, formerly of Memphis and Coffeeville, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Corinth and the Prime Timers. She was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Daughters of the American Revolution and Sassy Scarlet Red Hat Society. She retired in 1984 from Bell South as a local test board technician. She was a member of the Pioneers Club of Bell South Telephone Company. She was a l955 graduate of Southside High School in Memphis.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Coffeeville with the Rev. John Gray officiating.
Survivors include three daughters, Cynthia B. (Bill) Elliott of Reform, Ala., Annie Laurie B. McCammon of Senatobia and Allana B. (Steve) McElwain of Corinth; six grandchildren, Bill and Stephen Elliott of Grenada, Alex and Peyton McCammon of Horn Lake, and Austin and Shelby McElwain of Corinth.
Memorials may be made to: Baptist Children’s Village, 150 Farrow Manor Drive, Coldwater, MS 38618.

Victoria Lowenstein
HAMILTON, Ala. – Victoria Lowenstein, 82, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Nov. 30, 1927, in Edenbury, Texas, to Lyman Brightman and Nenemcia Delatorre Russell. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic church. A doll collector, she enjoyed being around children, music and playing the piano.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with lay minister Don Stephen officiating. Burial will be in Fulton City Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca Stephenson (Billy) of Fulton and Elizabeth Cantrell of Corpus Christi, Texas; three sons, W.R. Lowenstein and Barry W. Lowenstein, both of Hamilton, Ala., and Robert Lowenstein of Rayne, La.; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Kurzon of Edenbury, Texas, Mary Lynch of Rockport, Texas, and Bertha Trujill of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday.
Walter Brown Sr.
MERIDIAN – Walter Curtis “Bubber” Brown Sr., 81, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. A lifetime resident of Meridian, he was retired from Gerber Products Co. He was an alumni and former master counselor of DeMolay International Association, a youth civic organization. He was a past Master of Saints John Masonic Lodge 507 of Meridian. In 2000 he was honored as a 50-year member of the Scottish Rite Freemasons. His life interests include stage performances at the Meridian Little Theater, sailing, traveling and gardening with his wife. He also loved photography and carpentry work. He and his wife would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year. They were members of First Christian Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel in Meridian with Dr. Tom Sikes officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Merritt Brown; his brother, C. Cliff Brown Jr. of Tulsa, Okla.; children, Curtis Brown and his wife, Melinda, of Tupelo, Cherie Brown McCall and her husband, Bill, of Meridian, Rebecca Brown Cooper of Meridian; his grandchildren, Jena Brown Snow and her husband, Rex, of Miami, Fla., Elliott Brown of Birmingham, Ala., Clara Seitz of Tupelo, Paul Lester Jr. and his wife, Robin, of Meridian, Randy McCall and his wife, Kim, of Paris, Tenn., Jonathan McCall and his wife, Rachel, of Meridian, Breck Cooper of Nashville, Tenn., Christen Cooper of Hattiesburg; his great-grandchildren, Sara Beth Snow, Dylan Lester, Hunter Jackson, Trey Lester, Britney McCall, Christian McCall, Caleb McCall and Katlyn McCall; and his nephew, Alan Brown of Maitland, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence C. Brown Sr. and Maybelle Brown; and great-granddaughter, Brendal Chandler Snow.
Pallbearers will be Cliff Brown, Curtis Brown, Bill McCall, Paul Lester, Elliott Brown and Benny Baylis.
Honorary pallbearers are Alan Brown, Breck Cooper, Randy McCall and Jonathan McCall.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts and memorials be made to the Meridian Little Theater or the First Christian Church.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Glennie Harrelson
BRUCE – Glennie Harrelson, 93, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Bruce Community Living Center. She was born Dec. 29, 1916, in the Old Town community. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School. She was a Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. The Rev. Wayne Cobb will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Bruce.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Harrelson of Bruce; two sisters, Mildred Moore of Marks and Nancy (Wesley) Turner of Memphis; two brothers, Clinton (Kathryn) Ruth of Cleveland and Dwight (Mattie) Ruth of Bruce; one grandson, Brent (Robin) Harrelson of Bruce; one great-grandson, Colton Walker of Bruce.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlis Harrelson; her parents, Barney Edward Ruth and Elizabeth Armstrong Ruth; a son, James Arlis Harrelson; two sisters, Lorene Burris and Delphi Inman; and a brother, Dale Ruth.
Pallbearers will be Butch Ruth, Allen Jeffery, Randy Moore, Newell Inmon, Miller Ruth and Bobby Kirk. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Bennett, Charles Chrestman, Fred Hawkins, Ottis Crocker, Dr. Bruce Longest and J.W. Fennell Sr.
Visitation will be from noon to service time today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Mt. Moriah Cemetery Fund, c/o Edwin Bagwell, 339 CR 13, Bruce, MS 38915.

Charles Standefer Jr.
AMORY – Charles S. Standefer Jr., 79, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory. Born Dec. 9, 1930, he was the son of the late C.S. Standefer Sr. and Marie Tursey Standefer. He married Geraldine Stevens in 1958. A lifelong resident of Osceola, Ark., he was a graduate of the University of Arkansas and a retired farmer, living in Amory for the past 10 years. He was a member of LifePointe Church in Amory.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at LifePointe Church in Amory with Rob Westbrook officiating. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Stevens Standefer of Amory; two sons, Charles Gregory Standefer of Nettleton and Phillip S. Standefer of Amory; one sister, Jean Elslander of San Antonio, Texas; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Doris Ransburgh.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifePointe Church, 111 Hwy. 6, Amory, MS 38821.
Nancy McCollum
SHANNON – Nancy Jenkins McCollum, 63, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at her residence after an extended illness. A native of Cullman, Ala., she was born Aug. 18, 1946, to Eugene Commodore and Florence Vest Jenkins. She retired in 2008 from Lane Furniture, where she worked 17 years. She lived in North Mississippi, primarily in Nettleton and Okolona until moving to the Shannon area seven years ago. An avid reader, she enjoyed being outdoors and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the Baptist church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Rev. Jason Clouse officiating. Burial will be in Doty Chapel Cemetery..
Survivors include two daughters, Angie Davis Payne (Butch) of Shannon and Kristina Farnsworth Vinson (Timothy) of Saltillo; one son, Joey Davis (Melody) of Shannon; four sisters, Imogene Hill of Shannon, Shirley Alvis of Nettleton, Mary Sue Jenkins of Mantachie and Marie Wilson of Cullman, Ala.; one brother, James Jenkins of Shannon; 10 grandchildren, Drew Chapman, Reid Chapman, Davis Chapman, Tori Kilgore, Allen Davis, Paige Davis, Kayleigh Davis, Joshua Davis, Christopher Vinson and Tyler Vinson; three great-grandchildren, Jadelynn Earnest, Releena Earnest and Hurley Kilgore; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins..
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Hythen Watson; and her brother, Douglas Jenkins..
Pallbearers will be Donnie Winfrey, Johnnie Oswalt, Randol Harlow, Elvin Hunt, Dewayne Hunt and Maurice Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers will be Zackary Oswalt, Robert Reed, Wesley Cox and Chris Bunn.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Charles Kennedy
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Charles Henry Kennedy, 63, formerly of Ripley, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark. He was formerly employed at the H.J. Heinz Company in Holland, Mich. He attended Heritage Baptist Church in Hot Springs.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley. Pastor Tom Storey will officiate, and Bro. Stan Roberson will assist. Burial will be in Ripley City Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Tracy Paul (Jeff) of Ashland, Kim Hall (Frank) of Falkner, Anie Garrett of Springs, Texas, and Danyell Roberson of Ripley; two sisters, Joann Vanderford (Bill) of Byhalia and Fran Stanley (Bill) of Horn Lake; two brothers, Ed Kennedy (Bonita) of Hot Springs, Ark., and Billy Kennedy of Russellville, Ark.; one brother-in-law, James Smith of Ashland; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus Henry and Olamaye Armstrong Kennedy; one brother, Reford Ray Kennedy; two sisters, Elizabeth Vanderford and Helen Smith; and one brother-in-law, Robert Vanderford.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, William Paul, Shane Paul, Timothy Kennedy, Dustin Hall, Zachery Burnett and Austin Green.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Kota and his staff at Mercy Cancer Center in Hot Springs, Ark.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.

Leeta Keys Knepper
TUPELO – Leeta Sarah Keys Knepper, 95, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at her residence after an extended illness. A South Dakota native, she was born May 4, 1914, to Daniel Vincent and Mabel Cherry Griffith Styles. Most of her life was lived in Zion, Ill. She was the last of her tribe. She was retired from Abbott Labs of Chicago. She was a devout Christian and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Stateroom services will be at 11:00 a.m. today at W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors in Tupelo. Eulogies will be given by her daughters. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Zion, Ill.
Survivors include her daughters, Nancy Keys-Fletcher of Tupelo and Joan (Frank) Maysak of Fulton; five granddaughters, Angela Nemiro, Georgia Lukens, Jennifer Wilkins, Allyson Vasquez and TaraBeth Maysak; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Cliff Keys and Ken Knepper; one great-grandaughter, Kiersten Nikkila.
Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Marie Julius
BALDWYN – Lura Marie Durham Julius, 84, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at her home after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Saltillo Funeral Home.
I.H. Leatherwood
RIPLEY – I.H. Leatherwood, 81, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a retired sawmill worker and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Ripley. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He loved fishing, music and playing the guitar.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer, Tenn., with Bro. Terry Vuncannon and Bro. Onnie Ralph officiating. Burial will be in Lake Hill Memorial Gardens in Bethel Springs, Tenn.
Survivors include his wife, Nell Leatherwood of Ripley; one son, Anthony Quinn Leatherwood and wife, Debbie, of Ripley; one daughter, Janet Kay Brock and husband, Arlin Wayne, of Ripley; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Marion and Eva Myrtle Leatherwood; his brothers, Melvin, Joe, John and Ed Leatherwood; and his sisters, Myrtle Kennedy, Lula Leatherwood, Evelyn Sweat and Alline King.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Brock, Michael Brock, Blake Leatherwood, Jerrod Leatherwood, John Sanders and Glen Leatherwood.

Billy Pattat
BYHALIA – Francis “Billy” Pattat, 75, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. He was born Feb. 4, 1935, in Memphis. He worked in vehicle maintenance for GM. He was a member of Victoria United Methodist Church.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Victoria United Methodist Church with the Rev. Anita Lawson officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Gayle Fleming Pattat of Byhalia; two sisters, Bonnie Gean Wiles and Diane Billings, both of Memphis.
Pallbearers will be Chris Reed, Chessley Hulsey, Steve Heinrichh, Don Reed, Todd McNeil and Bill Hulsey.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Victoria United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 31, Victoria, MS 38679.

Doris Hogan
ASHLAND – Doris Geneva Perriguey Hogan, 80, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Ripley. She was born Nov. 14, 1929, to Fred and Ollie Miller Perriguey. She was a homemaker and a member of Canaan Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Canaan Baptist Church in Ashland with Bro. Paul Adams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph L. Hogan of Ashland; one daughter, Mary E. Hopper (Steve) of Tiplersville; three sons, Cecil E. “Rocky” Hogan (Peggy) of Nesbit, James N. Hogan (Teresa) of Ashland and Joseph Earl Hogan of Cordova, Tenn.; one brother, Fred Perriguey Jr. of Memphis; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Frances Smith.
Pallbearers will be Bubba Hogan, David Hogan, Fred Hogan, Joseph Hogan, Steven Hopper and Jesse Perkins.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the West Tennessee Family Solutions, 2795 Appling Road, Memphis, TN 38133-5078.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.

Paul Yarbrough
CORINTH – Paul Yarbrough, 93, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Magnolia Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

James Davis
GUNTOWN – James Luther Davis, 67, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
William Hubbard
TUPELO – William Hubbard, 67, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born July 26, 1942, to Celia Hubbard. He was a photographer, artist, singer and musician. He was self-employed. He enjoyed entertaining others and painting. He was a Jehovah’s Witness.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Tupelo. Bro. Leroy Dancer will officiate. Burial will be in the Oddfellow Cemetery in Okolona. Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Essie Dean Hykes Hubbard of Tupelo; one daughter, Tracy Ball (Cedric) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two sons, Christopher Hubbard and William Hubbard Jr. of Tupelo; one sister, Estherlene McKinney of Wisconsin; one brother, Ozzie Hubbard of Tupelo; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2:30 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Loise Jean Ray
FULTON – Loise Jean Ray, 73, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Sanctuary Hospice House. She was born March 20, 1937, in Itawamba County to Cleston Dale Moore and Telcie Orr Moore Strickland. She worked for Genesco for 17 years and Daniel Nursing Home for several years. She also worked as a caregiver for children for a number of years. She was a member of the Tilden Church of Christ and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed cooking, being with her children and grandchildren, working in her church and helping others.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Minister David Paden and Minister Steve Shappley officiating. Burial will be in the Tilden Community Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Middleton Ray of Fulton; one son, Randy M. Ray of Fulton; one daughter, Becky Dulaney (Donnie) of Fulton; two grandchildren, Lydia Dulaney and Laine Dulaney; one great-grandchild, Colton Lewis; one brother, Bill G. Moore (Nancy) of Lebanon, Tenn.; two half brothers, Larry Moore (Terry) and Johnny Moore (Margaret), both of Fulton; and a half sister, Linda Spencer of Fulton.
She was preceded in death by two granddaughters, Laticia Dulaney and Maranda Ray Little; a daughter-in-law, Rhonda Ray; and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Roy Lee Robinson, Ben Beane, Jerry Ray Cooper, Eric Holland, Ralph Mitchell and Tony Parker.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Red Hat Society, Luke and Logan Robinson, Sam Holland and Hunter Prestage.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Eva F. Koehn
WEST POINT – Eva F. Koehn, 95, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Moundridge Manor in Moundridge, Kan. She was born on Dec. 19, 1914, in Clyde, N.D. At the age of 16 she surrendered her life to the Lord and upon the confession of faith was baptized, becoming a member of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. She married Clarence J. Koehn on May 15, 1938.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at West Point Mennonite Church with Minister Mark Koehn and Minister Brad Wedel officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by four sons, Merle Koehn of West Point, Richard Koehn of Dumas, Ark., Virgil Koehn of Aberdeen and Dale Koehn of Campbellsburg, Ind.; three daughters, Dorothy Neufeld of Marion, Kan., Violet Jantz of West Point and Lucille Wedel of Aberdeen; 22 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; all 12 of her brothers and sisters; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Lyle Koehn, Sean Koehn, Brian Koehn, Nolen Koehn, Jonathan Koehn and Tim Wedel.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Moundridge Manor, 710 N Christian Ave., Moundridge, KS 37107.

Linda J. Carter
COLUMBUS – Linda J. Carter, 65, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. She was born Dec. 15, 1944, to Jimmy Carter and Johnnie Vivian Coleman Hartley in Aberdeen. She lived in Georgia before moving to Columbus in 1994. She graduated from Aberdeen High School.
There will be no service, visitation only. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is assisting the family.
Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Sanders and husband, David, of Columbus; one son, Johnathan Sanders of Dallas, Texas; one sister, Marilyn Gilreath of Aberdeen; two brothers, Joe Carter and wife, Nell, of Sulligent, Ala., and James Carter and wife, Gerrill, of Greenville, S.C.; and two grandchildren, Aidan Michael Miller and Evan Riley Sanders.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 3 until 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
To sign the register and send condolences online, visit www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

William Bell
WALNUT – William L. Bell, 56, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster & Son Funeral Home of Ripley.
Cecilia Martin
TUPELO – Cecilia Green Martin, 78, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Rosewood Personal Care Home in Tupelo, where she had resided the last six years after a brief illness. She was born on March 7, 1932, in Broad Creek, N.C., to Fred and Thelma Lewis Green. She lived over 50 years in this area with 45 years of that on Vassar Street in Tupelo. She was a longtime member of Harrisburg Baptist Church. She worked in retail many years, and she was the longtime owner/operator of Martin’s Cash Grocery Store. She was a master homemaker in retirement. She loved painting, reading especially her Bible and mysteries, doing crossword puzzles, watching mysteries on T.V. and playing board games.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Dr. Forrest Sheffield and Bro. David Smith officiating. Private burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery near Endville. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. today and 1 p.m. until service time Saturday.
She is survived by her daughter, Melinda Narmour (Robert) of Saltillo; sons, Eddie Martin (June) of Jacksonville, Ala., Chris Martin (Kim) of Sylacauga, Ala.; grandchildren, Tyler and Rachel Martin of Jacksonville, Ala., McCall Martin of Tupelo, Colin and Ethan Martin of Sylacauga, Ala., and Olivia, Cannon and Tanner Narmour of Saltillo; sisters-in-law, Linda Hankins, Carol McNutt, Martha Williams and Hazel Roberts; and a brother-in-law, Stacy Martin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Martin, on Feb. 8, 2005; a son, Jeff Martin, on Aug. 25, 2006; and a sister, Patsy Lewis.
Honorary pallbearers are the grandchildren, Buck Boatner, Marilyn Hicks and Jerry, and the staff at Rosewood.
Memorials may be made to Harrisburg Baptist Church, 4675 Cliff Gookin Blvd., Tupelo, MS 38801 or Rosewood Residence Personal Care Fund, 2441 McCullough Blvd., Tupelo, MS 38801.

Charles Woods
GUNTOWN – Charles William Woods, 58, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born July 19, 1951, in Tupelo. He was a 1973 graduate of Mississippi State University. He was a farmer and the co-founder of Robison & Woods Tractor Company of Guntown. He was a member of the Holly Springs First United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home with Dr. Curtis Ferrell officiating. Burial will be in the New Bethlehem Cemetery in Southaven.
Survivors include his wife, Suzie Pegram Woods of Guntown; his mother, Jamie Woods of Holly Springs; his father, Luell L. and Charlotte Woods of Guntown; one son, Brandon L. Hillard of Tupelo; one brother, Bob Woods (Donna) of Holly Springs; a nephew, Robert Woods of Holly Springs; a niece, Emily Hendrix of Hernando.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Willie Mae Heard
WEST POINT – Willie Mae Heard, 72, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at her home in West Point.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Northside Christian Church in West Point. 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.

Bettie Harrison

WEST POINT – Bettie A. Harrison, 88, died Monday, April 12, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Church of God in Christ in Prairie. Burial will be in Sykes 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.