Obituaries April 3, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Randel Phifer
TUPELO – Randel E. Phifer, 74, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo after an extended illness. He was born in Tishomingo County on June 8, 1938, to James Riley “Jim” Phifer and Estella Tennison Phifer. He was a 1956 graduate of Holcut High School and continued his education at Northeast Junior College where he was a member of the state championship basketball teams, 1956-1958. When asked what his major was, Randel would reply, “I studied basketball and played school.” He married Virginia Lard on May 14, 1956, and formed the Phifer Trio with his brother, Doyle, and sister, Ann, in the 1960’s. They sang at various church and community functions for a span of 45 years. They also sang on Bro. Eugene Digby’s television ministry, Christ for the Crisis. He served as music director at Fifth Street Baptist Church in Iuka, Bethel Baptist Church at Dorsey, and Thomas Street Baptist Church in Tupelo. Randel worked for Aircap Manufacturing in his earlier years, and Tupelo Furniture Market for more than 20 years before retiring. He had a great sense of humor, loved gospel music, and was an avid Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals fan. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and close friends. Randel was a member of First Baptist Church in Mantachie.
A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013, in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Dr. John Adams and the Rev. Roger Akers officiating. Private burial will follow in Iuka Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. to service time. Holland Funeral Directors Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.
Survivors include his son, Johnny Phifer (Jennie) of Ft. Worth, Texas, and daughter, Ginger Summers (Walt) of Belden; seven grandchildren, Brett Phifer (Lauren) of Biloxi, Haley Trainer (Jared) of Ft. Worth, Texas, Katie Gann (Scott) of Tupelo, Clay Taylor (Whitney) of Nesbit, Shawn Summers (Jennifer) of Guntown, Landon Summers (Jennifer) of Starkville and Chris Summers (Kelly) of Belden; nine great-grandchildren; a special friend, Kathryn McKee of Tupelo, and her children and grandchildren, Britt McKee of Fulton, Keisha Gohlston (Greg) of Mooreville, Paige, Kaley and Janna Gohlston; two brothers, Donnie (Shelia) Phifer and Doyle Phifer; sisters, Ann Phifer, Maxine Phifer, Betty Faye Phifer and Helen McAnally, all of Tishomingo; one brother-in-law, J.C. Lard (Melva) of Lebanon, Ore.; four sisters-in-law, Doris Phifer, Esther Phifer, Joyce Phifer, Ruth Phifer, and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Virgina Phifer, who died Aug. 29, 1991; great-grandson, Carter Trainer; five brothers, J.D., John, Harold, Jimmy Dale and Billy Ray; one brother-in-law, Burt McAnally.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
There will be an informal graveside visitation at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Iuka Memorial Gardens. Everyone is invited to attend.
Memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803 or to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 159, Mantachie, MS 38855.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Pauline Millsaps
WEST POINT – Pauline Smith Millsaps, 86, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. She was born June 9, 1926, in Dancy. She graduated from Cumberland High School and Wood Junior College. She began working at Knickerbocker Mfg. She later was the payroll and office manager for Big Yank Mfg. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a grandmother to her three grandchildren. She married Louis Calvin Millsaps on Nov. 4, 1945, in West Point. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 2001.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. James Towery officiating and Dr. Randall Perry assisting. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Garden Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol Ann Trenor (Tommy) of Germantown, Tenn.; one son, Kenneth Millsaps (Connie) of West Point; three grandchildren, Mallory Trenor, Casey Millsaps and Holt Trenor; one sister, Nadean Hunter (Robert) of Gulfport; her sister-in-law, Virginia Spencer of Mantee.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Harvey C. Smith and Lou Ella Edwards Smith Spencer; and her brother, Charles Wayne Spencer.
Pallbearers will be Rob Hunter, Holt Trenor, Kelvin Wooten, Robley Wooten, Andy White and Jimmy Edwards.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Mary Martha Sunday School Class and her friends at Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 460 McCord St., West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.

Robbie Pearson
RED BAY, Ala. – Robert Boyd “Robbie” Pearson Jr., 47, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Red Bay Hospital. He was born May 27, 1965, in Florida and had been an employee of Gates Rubber Co. for 13 years. He was a member of Landmark Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay, Ala., with Bro. Larry Hill and Jerrel Gillentine officiating. Burial will be in Red Bay City Cemetery Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay will be in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are his wife, Lacey Ivy Pearson of Red Bay; one son, Calum Pearson of Red Bay, Ala.; three brothers, Scott Pearson (Leigh) of Madison, Ala., Chris Pearson (Mary Lynn) and Charles Gonzales (Mary), all of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Valerie Fowler (Scott) of Nevada City, Calif.; his parents, Robert Pearson of Red Bay and June Pearson of Lakeland, Fla.; his mother-in-law, Lenora Frost of Red Bay; his father-in-law, Larry Ivy (Jeanie) of Red Bay; sister-in-law, Natasha Ivy (Brian) of Belmont; and brother-in-law, Mark Ivy (Heather) of Las Vegas, Nev.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Emily Pearson; his wife, Tara Howard Pearson; and his grandparents, Gladys and Boyd Pearson, and Emilio and Grace Calub.
Pallbearers will be Larry Ivy, Jack Ivy, Chris Pearson, Scott Pearson, Steve Howard, Johnny Roberts and Ronnie Calub.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. today and until service time on Thursday.
Willie Lue Eddins
TUPELO – Willie Lue Eddins died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. today at the J.W. Porter Chapel at Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary in Tupelo. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made to the Eddins family at www.grayson-porters.com.
Lottie Browning
NEW ALBANY – Lottie Mae Browning, 88, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was born Nov. 13, 1924, in Union County to James Linton “Bud” Browning and Catherine “Cassie” Turner Browning. She was retired and she was a Baptist.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at United Funeral Service in New Albany with the Rev. Jason Howell officiating. Burial will be in Glenfield Memorial Park. United Funeral Service of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by a son, Billy Wayne Taylor (Jill) of North Carolina; two brothers, Carol Linton “Buddy” Browning of New Albany and John Browning of Kansas; two grandchildren, Sherrie Denice Taylor Ashley (Norman) and Logan Taylor, both of North Carolina; and a great-grandson, Payton Ashley of North Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Johnnie Browning; a grandson, Billy Taylor Garrison; and 24 brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be Robin Smith, Charles Browning, Steve Cook, Randy Hogue, Charlie Browning, John Weeden and David McDaniel.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit unitedfuneralservice.com.

Jerry Bell Sr.
SHERMAN – Jerry Don Bell Sr., 64, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., after an extended illness. He was born in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 5, 1948, to Clarence Bell and Dessie West Bell. He married Beverly Simms on June 13, 1972, and they shared 36 years together living in various parts of Mississippi and Tennessee over the years while he worked in construction, building many bridge and culvert structures on which we are fortunate to travel each and every day. He was a devoted and loving husband, retiring in the early 2000s to care for his wife as sole caregiver, until her death in 2008. He had recently moved from Tupelo to Pikeville, Tenn. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved gardening and spending time with family, friends and his four dogs. He was an avid quail hunter and fisherman. He was a big Alabama Crimson Tide fan. When the Crimson Tide played against the Ole Miss Rebels, he chose to be neutral because of his sons and grandson. He was hard working, loving and highly respected by his family and friends, and will be greatly missed.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. today, April 3, 2013, in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Clay Faircloth of Nashville, Tenn., officiating. Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time. Holland Funeral Directors Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.
Survivors include his five children, Ronnie Bell (Mary) of Tupelo, Jerry Bell Jr. (Brandie) of Jackson, Tenn., Joshua (Lisa) of Fairview, Tenn., Regina Horn of Nolensville, Tenn., and Rhonda Mynhier (Rob) of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Henry Bell (Mary) of Myrtle and Buddy Bell (Reba) of Nolensville, Tenn.; five sisters, Vinetta Bell of Fairhope, Ala., Clara Viola of Lavergne, Tenn., Yvonne Jessup (Gerald) of Calvert City, Ky., Carolyn Herrington of Nolensville, Tenn., and Anna Billinghurst (Roy) of Pikeville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren. Wesley Bell, Jay Helton, Samuel Mynhier, Sarah Mynhier, Rebecca Horn, Michael Horn, Alex Bell and Olivia Bell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; his parents; three brothers, Jimmy Bell, Raymond Bell and Clarence “Pete” Bell; and one sister, Linda Gae Bell.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Bell, Jay Helton, Samuel Mynhier, Michael Horn, Morgan Taylor, Kenneth Bell, Guyton Wilson and Derek Bell.
Memorials made in loving memory of Jerry D. Bell Sr. may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Deena Morgan
NETTLETON – Deena Carol Plunkett Morgan, 59, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Nettleton First Baptist Church.
Eddie Phillips
SMITHVILLE – Lee Edward Phillips, 71, died on Monday, April 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born Feb. 13, 1942, in Amory, he was a son of the late Theodore and Tula Mae Ritter Phillips. A graduate of Hatley High School, he retired as a welder for Fabri-Valve. He was married to Sarah Foster. Much of his time was spent with his family and friends and in his garden. His hobbies included gardening, fishing and hunting. He was Baptist.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Mac Phillips officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, David Wayne Phillips (Angie) of Wren; one sister, Marquleta Phillips of Brandon; one brother, Bobby Phillips (Ina) of Amory; grandchildren, Cody Phillips and Cole Phillips; step-grandson, Chase Gaines; nephews, Robert and Kevin Phillips; and Sarah Phillips and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Elbert Hoyle Phillips; son, Shawn Phillips; and nephew, Dennis Phillips.
Pallbearers will be Billy Savage, Robert Brown, Mike Steel, Robert Phillips, Billy Dobbs and Rayburn Blaylock. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Burks, Garyon Belk, Mike Easely, Barry Poole and Frank Gaddy.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Ellen Clark
WREN – Ellen Finley Clark, 74, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice in Verona. Born June 5, 1938, in Wren, she was a daughter of the late William Curtis and Flora Gentry Finley. A lifelong resident of Wren, she graduated from Wren School. She married Bobby W. Clark in 1957 and was affiliated with the Christian Church. With her husband working on the railroad, she was very independent, often doing work on the farm, and selflessly gaving of herself for her husband and children. Having a green thumb, she enjoyed working in her flowers, especially her roses, feeding and watching birds, and most of all she enjoyed watching the sunset, and always looked forward to a new day. Affectionately known as “Nonnie” by all of her family, she will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her son, Joe Clark of Wren; daughter, Beth Gann (Tommy) of Wren; grandchildren, Curtis Clark, Caleb and Leah Gann, all of Wren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby W. Clark, who passed away March 29, 2013, and a sister, Lois Strawbridge.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. David Pannell and Bro. Robert Secrist officiating. Burial will follow in Coontail Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Caleb Gann, Mike, Richard and Kyle Huffman, David Strawbridge and Scott Oglesby.
Visitation will be from noon to 1:45 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Coontail Cemetery Fund, 22199 Adams Road, Aberdeen, MS 39730.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Jimmy Roberts
BREWER – Jimmy Roberts, 72, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Darlington Oaks. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home.
Ed Whiteside
NEW ALBANY – Earnest Edward “Ed” Whiteside, 86, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Ripley. He was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Union County to Ervin Ellis Whiteside and Dena Brownlee Whiteside. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a retired lab tech for Buckeye in Memphis. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, reading, yard work and tinkering with vehicles. He was a member of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Funeral Service in New Albany with the Rev. Jeff Lawrence and the Rev. Al Harrington officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Ruth Whiteside of New Albany; one son, Tim Whiteside (Debbie) of Somerville, Tenn.; two stepsons, Kenny Bishop (Dottie) and Rob Bishop (Linda), both of New Albany; one brother, Thomas H. Whiteside (Marilyn) of Jackson, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Eva Lois Gilbert, Catherine Howard, Mary Snipes and Donnie Mae Gordon; and three brothers, James E. Whiteside, John Douglas Whiteside and Jimmy Lester Whiteside.
Pallbearers will be Robby Bishop, Daniel Bishop, David Steward, Edwin Dees, Fred Styles and James Jennings.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In honor of Mr. Whiteside’s service to his country, United Funeral Service will fly the United States Navy flag during his visitation and his service.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit unitedfuneralservice.com.

Dorothy Prestridge
ETHELSVILLE, Ala. – Dorothy Louise White Prestridge, 59, died on Monday, April 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. Born May 2, 1953, in Sulligent, Ala., she was a daughter of the late Plessie and Elsie Mae Pickle White. A woman of great faith, she was a member of the Calvary Assembly of God in Columbus. Having a passion for children, she enjoyed her work as a tutor at Hearts after-school program. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Friday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Eric Crews officiating. Burial will be in the Pickle Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Christy Oversen of Ethelsville, Ala.; one son, James Michael Prestridge (Melissa) of Ethelsville, Ala.; one sister, Marie Goble of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Billy White of Columbus; and four grandchildren, Carley Prestridge, Maesie Prestridge, Allison Oversen and Steven Michael Oversen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and by one brother, Jimmy Lewis.
Pallbearers will be Chris Lytle, Billy Zimmer, Bryan Zimmer, Michael Prestridge, Anthony Smith, Troy Clayton, Richard Brown and Jake Wesli.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Gary Blackmon
ABBEVILLE – Gary “Cool G.B.” Blackmon, 49, died on Monday, April 1, 2013, in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
Jack George
SHANNON – William N. “Jack” George, 68, died Monday, April 1, 2013, in Guntown after a long illness. He was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Marietta to Bavis and Vivian Stephens George. He lived most of his life in Shannon. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a factory worker. He enjoyed making conversation and jokes with his family and friends, and being with his grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Shannon with the Rev. Johnny Hamblin officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Nettleton is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Cupp George of Guntown; three stepdaughters, Becky Speedy (Homer) of Brazil, Ind., Tammie Brown (Shawn) of Eunice, La., and Dawn Bates (Will) of Guntown; one sister, Linda Smith of Atkins, La.; three brothers, Mike George (Betty) of Shannon, Ralph George (Anita) of Guntown and Larry George (Gail) of Amory; five stepgrandchildren, Jason, Jacob, Tanzy, Kyler and Bobby Jr.; and a special nephew, Larry Blake of Shannon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Cleta Blake.
Pallbearers will be Steven George, Mark Nanney, Junior Blake, Kevin George, Mark George and William Martin.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry and leave condolences at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

Ruth Davis
SALTILLO – Ruth Davis, 75, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born March 23, 1938, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Roy and Lethey Wright. She was a homemaker and worked several years in the food court at the Mall at Barnes Crossing. She was member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed playing cards, working word puzzles, coloring with the grandbabies, going to yard sales and going out to eat.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Matt Westcott officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Millie Bykoff (Doug) of Holly Springs, Debbie Holbrook (Ray) of Shannon and Teresa Murphree (Mark) of Saltillo; one granddaughter whom she raised as a daughter, Shelly Powell (Todd) of Saltillo; four sisters, Judy Riggs of Cypress, Calif., Virginia Halock of New York, N.Y., Susie Atkins (Jim) of Michigan and Billie Stone of Indianapolis, Ind.; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Davis; two sons, Steve Davis and John Davis; a granddaughter, April Davis and 10 siblings.
Pallbearers will be Adam Haley, Ray Harlow, Rickey Priest, Brandon Priest, Larry Teal, Andy Boatman, James Teal and Alex Floyd.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.

Carrie Patterson
NEW ALBANY – Carrie V. Patterson, 66, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was a former employee at Futorian Mfg. Co.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Haddix officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her children, Everet (Tim) Hoddix, Patrick Patterson and Wendy Patterson; the father of her children, Robert Patterson; her siblings, Rae Robinson, Mary Person, Warrine (Lamar) Beard, Charlene Brown, Margie (Lester) Wray, Peggy Gray, Paul Crayton, David Pratt, Sarah Pratt, Terry Pratt and Pennie (Boyd) Sanders; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon to service time Thursday.

Judith Orr
EUPORA – Judith Ann Orr, 72, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Eupora.

Ada Campbell
BIRMINGHAM RIDGE – Ada Campbell, 103, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013. She was a homemaker and a member of the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and baking.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Bro. Bobby Holland officiating. Burial will be in the McNeil Cemetery.
Survivors include, two daughters, Frances Mask (Windham) of Birmingham Ridge and Liz Bolen (John) of Tupelo; four sisters, Ada Hutcheson of Alpine, Bertha Garrett of Florence, Ala., Erline Ramey of Baldwyn and Kathleen White of Baldwyn; one brother, Charlie Wood of the Pratt community; grandchildren, Gay Mask Hitt, Kathy Bolen Talbot, Donnie Mask, Randy Bolen and Mike Mask; 11 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Campbell; her parents, Jim and Angelina Wood; three sisters, Martha Moore, Mary Brown and Era Long; and one brother, J.C. Wood.
Pallbearers will be Mike Mask, Randy Bolen, Craig Mask, Cory Bolen, Mike Mask Jr. and Dylan Talbot.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday.

Fred Wood
WALNUT – Fred Coley Wood, 86, formerly of Byhalia, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Byhalia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Thursday.

Helen Grizzard
BOONEVILLE – Helen Grizzard, 81, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Patterson Memorial Chapel of Corinth.

Curtiss Grimes
BOONEVILLE – Curtiss Grimes, 75, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.

Samuel Dickinson
GOLDEN – Samuel C. Dickinson, 85, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Southern Magnolia Estates in Golden.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Golden Central Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery at Golden. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church.

Millard Long Sr.
WEST POINT – Millard A. Long Sr. passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in West Point. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home of West Point.

Evoyl Fooshee
PONTOTOC – Lizzie Evoyl Fooshee, 92, died Monday, April 1, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Pontotoc. She was a housewife and a member of Springville Baptist Church. She loved working in her flowers and spending time with her family.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. Joey Swords and Bro. Raymond Bishop will officiate. Burial will follow in the Friendship Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Hugh Fooshee (Molly) and Andrew Fooshee (Jane), both of Pontotoc; three grandsons, Mike, Jacob and Justin, all of Pontotoc; three great-grandchildren, Courtney, Tristan and Shandra; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and one sister.
Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.

Linda Nix
BOONEVILLE – Linda Faye Briley Nix, 65, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Martin Hill Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be at Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church from 5 until 9 p.m. today and from noon until service time Thursday.