Obituaries December 21, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Lori Roberts
STARKVILLE – Lori Rae Logue Roberts, 50, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at her home in Starkville. Lori was born in Columbus in 1962, attended her elementary school in New Orleans, La., her junior high at Warren Central in Vicksburg, her early high school on the island of Bahrain and graduated from London Central High School in London, England. She attended Mississippi State University. Lori and her husband and family lived in Germany for eight years. Her husband Marty was a commissary manager with the DOD (Department of Defense) Commissary System. Lori and her family moved back to Mississippi nine years ago. She was the secretary for the Starkville Church of Christ on the Mississippi State campus when she died. Currently, Lori’s husband Marty works for the DOD Commissary System in Biloxi; her daughter, Brigitte, attends Harding University in Searcy, Ark.; her son, Brian, attends Starkville High School, where he participates in cross country; and her son, Brandon, is stationed in San Diego, Calif., with the Navy.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Rachael Finkie; her grandfathers, Harold Logue and Cyril Andrews; and her sister-in-law, Paige Douglas Logue.
She leaves behind her husband, Marty Roberts; her three children, Brandon Roberts, Brigitte Roberts and Brian Roberts; a grandmother, Gladys Andrews; her mother, Wanda Logue; her father, Louis Logue; her brother, Layne Logue; and nephew, Forrest Logue, who all live in Vicksburg. Aditionally, she leaves her sister, Dawn Logue Lundien and her husband, Matthew; niece, Hannah Lundien; and nephew, Josh Lundien, who live in Knoxville, Tenn.
Visitation for Mrs. Roberts is scheduled for today, Dec. 21, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Welch Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.
You can go online and sign the guest register at www.welchfuneralhomes.com.

York Dulaney
FULTON – Martin York Dulaney, 93, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at the Courtyards Community Living Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1919, in Itawamba County to Clifford Aaron and Hassie Mae York Dulaney. He was a carpenter and truck driver during his working years. He lived in Kenosha, Wis., Tacoma, Wash., and San Diego, Calif., before returning home to Itawamba County. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II, serving in the 1st Calvary Division in the South Pacific. He earned a number of medals including the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal and two Bronze Stars. He was an avid fisherman.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Danny Rushing officiating. Burial will be in the Walton Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Norma Kay Trumble (Don), Robbie Lovejoy (Donavon), Jackie Pohlman (Ron) and Tammy Queen; one brother, Joe Dulaney of Fulton; a special niece, Carrol Works of Fulton; 12 grandchildren, Ron Brown, Sean Brown, Patrick Steinson, Heather Trumble, Jenny Trumble, Don Trumble Jr., Katrina Lee, J.R. Leesure, Tony Duncan, Crystal Pullman, Amanda Queen, and Sarah Queen; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Martin York Dulaney Jr.; his parents; five sisters, Vetress Adams, Juanita Stockton, Faye Palmer, Jimmie Lynn Shoemaker and Annie Lou Palmer; and one brother, Lawrence Dulaney.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Terry Bass Sr.
MEMPHIS – Terry Lee Bass Sr., 59, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley. Burial will be in Cypress Cemetery in Middleton, Tenn. McBride Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.

James Graham
BLUE MOUNTAIN – James Merritt Graham, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Veterans Hospital in Memphis. He was born Oct. 31, 1925, in Tippah County to Elmer Graham and Ethel Jackson Graham.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Graham; three children, Shirley Stakley of Las Vegas, Jimmy Cannon of New Albany and Bertha (Earl) Woods of Blue Mountain; a sister, Mable Frances Judon of St. Louis; 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Marvin, Earl, Jessie, Onita, Marvila, Jewel, Lois and Mertis Graham.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Paul Ledbetter
AMORY – Paul Ledbetter, 65, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Paula Parker
MIDDLETON, Tenn. – Paula Robbins Parker, 53, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Bolívar, Tenn., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was born in Baldwyn on Aug. 25, 1959, to Robert and Billie Jo Robbins. She was a 1977 high school graduate of Mooreville High School. She was the manager of McDonald’s in Bolivar, Tenn. She was a member of Eggville Free Will Baptist Church. Her hobbies included hunting and she was an avid bowler but mostly she was a dedicated mother, wife and grandmother.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Bro. David Perry and Bro. Scott Nicholson officiating. Burial will be in Eggville Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband of 10 years, Bobby Joe Parker Sr of Middleton, Tenn.; one daughter, Sha Steele of Fulton; two stepsons, Bobby Joe Parker Jr. (Jerri Lynn) of Selmer, Tenn., and Dusty Parker of Middleton, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Brayden, Brylee, Mary Kirk, Blade, Landon, Bailey and Summer; one great-grandchild, Gabriel Kirk; two sisters, Pam Johnson (Bobby) of Mooreville and Sunsun Coggins (Joe) of Saltillo; one brother, Chris Robbins (Pam) of Saltillo; and her mother, Billie Jo Lamb of the Eggville Community.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Paul Robbins.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Parker Jr., Preston Steele, Alan Estes, Chad Johnson, Tim Rouse and Terry Loar.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to her funeral account at W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 1488, Tupelo, MS 38802.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Betty Jo Sanderson
WEST POINT – Betty Jo “B.J.” Sanderson, 73, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Nov. 30, 1939, in Houston to Maynette Neal and James Horace Smith. She worked for the City of West Point Housing Authority and later retired from Diversified Property Management, where she managed apartments. She was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church. She married Doyan Joe Sanderson on Aug. 30, 1968, in Houston and he preceded her on Aug. 6, 1985.
Services will be at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her stepson, James Renn Sanderson (Marsha) of Atoka, Tenn.; one stepgranddaughter, Chancy Walker (Kevin) of Atoka, Tenn.; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Tucker and Kristen Walker, both of Atoka, Tenn.; her sister, Gail S. Rhea (Glen) of West Point; her brothers, Jerry D. Smith of Memphis, Larry N. Smith (Ruth) and Jimmy D. Smith (Jamie), both of Houston; a number of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeced in death by her nephew, Ricky Smith.
Pallbearers will be Keith Smith, Jeffery Chaney, Larry Smith Jr., and Joey Wright.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. and Mrs. James I. Rhea, Linda Fulgham, and her friends at the Henry Clay Retirement Community.
Memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, P. O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803 or to the Henry Clay Retirement Community, 133 Commerce St., West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.

June Gatta
AMORY – June Hildreth Gatta, 68, died on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Kingman, Ariz., Regional Medical Center. Born on Aug. 29, 1944, in Columbus, she was a daughter of the late Albert Eugene Hildreth Sr. and Ellen Elizabeth Hickey Hildreth.
She was a graduate of Columbus High School, Community College and Paralegal school. For nearly 20 years, she worked in aircraft maintenance with Lockheed in Palmdale, Calif. Having top-secret clearance, one of the airplanes she worked on was the F117A Stealth fighter. She was also a certified paralegal. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Amory, where she was the librarian and custodian. She was a member of the Elks, Moose Lodge, American Legion and SMART RV Club. Loving to travel, she had been to all 50 states, Canada and Mexico. Very competitive at games, she enjoyed playing Triominos and Ladders. Loving, giving, positive and always on the go, she enjoyed whitewater rafting, crafts, riding her Polaris side-by-side in the desert, listening to Elvis, spending time with her family and her dogs, Gretchen and Bridgett.
She is survived by her daughters, Sherrie Adamson (Alan), Hillsboro, Mo., Fawn Jackson (John Mazza), Colorado Springs, Colo., and Andrea Mayberry (Tom), Santa Clarita, Calif.; son, Keith Harrison (Lisa), Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Mary Wentz (Joe), Panama City, Fla.; brother, Albert E. “Pee Wee” Hildreth Jr., Clarksville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Ryan Adamson (Cathy), Crystal Andrews (Devin), Erica and Brittany Jackson, and Julia and Tommy Mayberry; great-grandchildren, Betty Siroki, Kelsie Lynn Adamson and Kaylynn Harper Andrews; nephews, Colby and Casey Hildreth and Terry Wentz; great-niece and great-nephew, Annalynn and Wyatt Hildreth; and special friend, Bob Rush.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Adelaido T. Gatta; brothers, Jerry and Tommy Hildreth; and nephew, Ty Wentz.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Dr. Allen Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Colby Hildreth, Casey Hildreth, Ray Rush and Tom Mayberry.
Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 540, Amory, MS 38821.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Dave Goodwin
NEW ALBANY – Sammie “Dave” Eason Goodwin, 77, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 24, 1935, in New Albany to Baker “Tom” Goodwin and Eva King Goodwin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired railroad inspector for the Mississippi Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church in New Albany and the Calvary Men’s Club.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Calvary United Methodist Church with the Rev. Trey Lambert, the Rev. Creighton White and the Rev. Ronnie Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in the New Albany City Cemetery. United Funeral Service in New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his daughter, Rita Goodwin Murry (Rick) of New Albany; a sister, Elizabeth Goodwin Hale (Joe) of Myrtle; two grandchildren, Ryan Murry (Ashley) of New Albany and Renee Murry Ewing (Stephen) of New Albany; and two great-grandchildren, Sam Ewing and Wes Ewing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carolyn Smith Goodwin; two sisters, Lucille Sanders and Marie “Maude” Smith; and two brothers, James “Jiggs” Goodwin and Van Goodwin.
Pallbearers will be Roger Goodwin, David Hale, Don Sanders, Mike Smith, Scotty Smith and Dr. Eddie Yoe. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Prewitt, Billy Don Bevill, Norman Hill, Terry Hill and Richard Tate.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Calvary United Methodist Church, 113 Hwy. 15 N., New Albany, MS 38652.
In honor of Mr. Goodwin, United Funeral Service Inc. will fly the flag of the United States Army at the funeral home during visitation and service.
For online condolences visit unitedfuneralservice.com.

Alfonzo Kimble
AMORY – Alfonzo Kimble, 51, died Friday Dec. 7, 2012, at his residence. Born on Aug. 24, 1961, in Amory, he was a son of the late Lee Alford “Bud” Kimble and Mary Joyce Kimble. He attended school in Amory. He was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church. He loved and played the game of baseball. He worked for a construction firm in Jackson until he was injured and became disables. He loved his family and friends.
A graveside celebration of life Service will be at noon Saturday at Masonic Cemetery with the Rev. David McCoy officiating. Darden & Sons Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his two sons, Alfonzo Walton of Grand Rapids and Travis Kimble of Jackson; five brothers, Olanda Kimble, Leroy Kimble, Charles Kimble, Alford Lee Kimble and Michael Dale Kimble, all of Amory; two sisters, Patricia Ann Kimble and Mary Helen Kimble, both of Amory; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond Kimble and Travis Kimble.

Myrtis Newsom
PONTOTOC – Myrtis Marie Newsom, 80, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2012, at home. She was born June 16, 1932, to Spurgeon and Ruby Hicks. She married Earl Durell Newsom on July 26, 1949. They were married for 40 years until his death in 1989. She was a devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt and so much more to so many people. Her heart was open to all who came into her life and she considered it a wonderful joy to take care of others.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lee Memorial Park in Verona. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by two sons, Rodney Newsom(Dianne) and Randy Newsom (Cheryl); six grandchildren, Shani Fullbright (James), Travis Moss (CJ), Rod Newsom (Amy), Roger Newsom (Samantha), Chelle Newsom and Mandy McComb (Andrew); 12 great-grandchildren, Michael Fullbright, Jonah Moss, Mackenzie Fullbright, Grace Fullbright, Hannah Newsom, Zoe Newsom, Julianna Vaughn, Lucy Vaughn, Bryce Vaughn, Nathan Moss, Madison Newsom and Kayson Newsom; one great-great-grandchild, Scott Fullbright; one brother, Eddie Tinkner Hicks (Shirley).
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; and brothers, Royce Mickey Hicks and Thurman Buddy Hicks.
Pallbearers will be Michael Fullbright, Jonah Moss, Mackenzie Fullbright, CJ Moss, James Fullbright and Andrew McComb. Honorary pallbearers will be Gracie Fullbright, Hannah Newsom, Zoe Newsom, Nathan Moss, Madison Newsom and Kayson Newsom.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc.

Fay Whiteside
NEW ALBANY – Zelda Fay Maxey Whiteside, 90, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by United Funeral Service in New Albany.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Emma Satterwhite
NEW ALBANY – Emma Mae King Satterwhite, 92, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany.

James Champion Jr.
GREENWOOD – James Henry “Bobo” Champion Jr., 64, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. A native of Cleveland, he spent most of his life in Greenwood. He graduated from Greenwood High School and the University of Mississippi. During his time at Ole Miss, he was an Alpha Chapter member of Sigma Nu Fraternity, later serving as a member of the Housing Corporation. He served as editor of the Daily Mississippian. After graduation, he served as assistant director and sports information director at Ole Miss. Later, he served as assistant alumni director at University Medical Center. After moving to Greenwood, he served as the president of the Leflore County Rebel Club.
For the past 30 years, he has coached at Pillow Academy. He coached the girls soccer team to two state championships and was the “voice of the Pillow Mustangs” for more than 25 years. His favorite pastime was traveling to Oxford and attending Ole Miss athletic events. He was instrumental in forming the MAIS girls soccer division. He was the former owner of Kantor’s and was an executive account manager for C-Spire.
He was a faithful member of North Greenwood Baptist Church where he served as deacon and Sunday school teacher. He shared an important part of many different peoples lives and will be greatly missed.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at North Greenwood Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Phillips officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Wilson and Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from Visitation will also be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday in the church parlor.
He is survived by his wife, Jan Worthen Champion; a daughter, Sallie Kate Covington (Shannon) of Greenwood; a son, Chris Champion (Olivia) of Jackson; a granddaughter, Sarah Kinley Covington of Greenwood; a sister, Barbara Bush (Jimmy) of Little Rock, Ark.
Pallbearers are Dr. Mike Whelan, Dr. Watt Bishop, Thomas Elfert, Glenn Galey, Termie Land, Tommie Williams, Dr. Mike Boler, Carson Hughes, Harris Powers, Dr. Todd Fincher, Reggie Dill and Glen Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Jones, Steve Lary, Dr. Mike Person, Dr. Bill Ashford, Johnny Henson, and members of the Pillow Academy Girls Soccer Team.
Memorials may be made to Pillow Academy for a scholarship fund in his honor.
An online guestbook may be signed at www.wilsonandknight.com.

Sue Spencer
CORINTH – Sue Franks Spencer, 76, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Saturday.
Visit www.magnoliafuneralhome.net to leave an online condolence.

Ramie Moncrief
AMORY – Ramie Moncrief, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Golden Living Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Donnie Keener
AUGUSTA, Kan. – Terry Don “Donnie” Keener, 61, formerly of El Dorado, Kan., passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, in Augusta, Kan. He was born July 12, 1951, to Clayton and Dora Bell Murders Keener in Lafe, Ark. He graduated from Myrtle High School in Myrtle. He was a retired tech sergeant from the U.S. Air Force. He then worked as an electronic avionics specialist at Metro Aviation in Shreveport, La., and Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan.
He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Brad) Basco of Baton Rouge, La., Terri Mayberry of Shreveport, La., and Kathy Keener of Hickory Flat; brothers, Joe Keener of Augusta, Kan., Roger (Mary Ann) Keener and Kenneth (Carrie) Keener, all of New Albany; four grandchildren, Kayla, Mary and Emma Basco, and Dalton Mayberry.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Clayton “Edgar” Keener.
Service was held Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Dunsford Funeral Home Chapel in Augusta, Kan. Interment followed in Prairie Grove Cemetery in Cottonwood Falls, Kan.
Memorials have been established with the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home: Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, 201 East Fifth, Augusta, KS 67010.

Hoyle Loden
PLANTERSVILLE – Quitman Hoyle Loden, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at his home. He was born March 25, 1928, in Mantachie to Chester Arthur and Winnie Franks Loden. He was a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and worked for Ashland Oil Company and Hess for the remainder of his career. He attended the Pentecostal church.
Services will be at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with Bro. Larry Davis and Bro. Ervie Word officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth National Cemetery with military honors.
Survivors include his wife for over 65 years, Marilyn Loden of Plantersville; one son, Dan Loden (Stella) of Laveen, Ariz.; two daughters, Wanda Clements (Oral) of Livonia, N.Y., and Marie Powell (Jon) of Plantersville; two brothers, Alfred Loden (Shelia) of Mantachie and Joe Loden (Debbie) of Plantersville; two sisters, Mildred Moore and Ellen Clayton (Reynold), both of Mantachie; 10 grandchildren, Jacob, Brian, Ryan, Moriah, Cameron Joy, Shiohan, Liam, Sean, Erin and Emily; and one great-grandson, Milo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jimmy Loden and Hubert Loden.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday, Dec. 26, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Harold Quillen
DENNIS – Harold Quillen, 83, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at his residence. He was retired as a maintenance worker with Ford Motor Co. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, an avid song writer and enjoyed playing music and singing. He was a Mason for over 50 years and was a member of Bay Springs Lodge 167.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Billy Burge and Bro. Bud Ferrell officiating. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery at Dennis. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are his wife, Imogene Quillen, Dennis; four children, Linda Norris (Lynn) Tupelo, Kent Quillen, Dennis, Cindy Bailey (Sparky), Fulton, and Angie Klein (Tim), Savannah, Tenn.; one sister, Mildred Outlaw, Dennis; seven grandchildren, Chris Long (Andrea), Derek Long (Christy), Nikki Sanders, Trevor Bailey, Allie Klein, Austin Klein and Aiden Klein and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Ernest Quillen and Anna Mae Abbott Quillen; a son, Johnny Quillen; two sisters, Ida Bell Vandevander and Elaine Brackeen; and one brother, Buddy Quillen.
Pallbearers will be Chris Long, Derek Long, Sparky Bailey, Trevor Bailey, Lynn Norris and Thomas Parrish. Honorary pallbearers will be former co-workers of Ford Motor Co., Sheffield, Ala.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont.

Harry Pace
BOONEVILLE – Linden Ray “Harry” Pace, 58, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at his residence. Born on Oct. 17, 1954, in Aberdeen, he was a son of the late Burley Ray and Margie Fay Vick Pace.
He attended Lamar County Schools. He was a self-employed painter and mechanic. His biggest hobby was fixing his son’s race car and painting it when needed. Quiet, yet funny and a good joke teller, he looked forward to being with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed country music, playing bingo, and the slot machines at Tunica.
He is survived by his wife, Paula Pace; daughter, Michelle Pace; and sons, Tim and Stevie Pace, all of Booneville; sisters, Wanda Weaver of Booneville and Linda Norris (Danny) of Aberdeen; brothers, Mark Pace (Sharri) of Amory and Wendell Pace of Hamilton; grandchildren, Brittany Pace, Faith and Paige Butler, Savanna Sheppard and Brandon Pace; great-grandchild, Caden Lee Ratliff; eight nieces and 12 nephews; and special friends, Robbie Michael, Eddie Joe Hughes, Mike Posey and Tim Harris.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Daniel Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Haughton Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Chris and Kyler Callahan, Randall Norris, Andrew James, Robert Weaver and Chris Smith.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Margo Wallace
OKOLONA – Margo Deneen Wallace, 31, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Oct. 4, 1981, to Catherine Washington and Bobby Wallace. She received her education in the Okolona Schools. She was a member of Darden Chapel. She was a fun-loving person.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Darden Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. Fredrick Adams officiating. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her mother, Catherine Washington of Okolona; her father, Bobby Wallace, and stepmother, Shirley Wallace, of Tupelo; a daughter, Bracie Wallace, and a son, Bryson Wallace, both of Okolona; her grandmother, Sarah Washington; four sisters, Tyronica Gates of Okolona, and Marlisha Wallace, Avera Wallace and Juleisha Wallace, all of Tupelo; one brother, Carlo Shepherd of Aberdeen.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today, and the family and friends hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Williams Memorial.

Jim Hunt
TUPELO – James Noel “Jim” Hunt, 72, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Adine Woods
CHEROKEE, Ala. – Adine Woods, 80, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at her home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Margerum Cemetery Fund.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.

Jimmie Dale Smith Sr.
CORINTH – Jimmie Dale Smith Sr. died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home in Corinth. Burial will be in the Juliet Cemetery.
Condolences can be left at www.memorialcorinth.com.

Latyson Rogers
ATLANTA – Latyson Rogers, 31, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Atlanta, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial of Okolona.

Thelma White
OXFORD – Thelma Ree White, 84, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

Joe Horne
IUKA – Herman Joe Horne, 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by phone at (901) 578-2805 or online at www.stjude.org.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.