Obituaries Feb. 1, 2010

By NEMS Daily Journal

Marie Kent
RIPLEY – Marie I. Kent, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home in Ripley

Johnny Stewart
HOLLY SPRINGS – Johnny Lee Stewart, 64, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Alliance Health Care in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Calvin Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 9 to 9:55 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

David Bowien
POTTS CAMP – David Eugene Bowien died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, in Potts Camp. He was born May 15, 1932, to James David and Violet Bowien. He was a retired supervisor from All South Subcontractors.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Temperance Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Ken Cooper officiating. Burial will be at Temperance Hill Cemetery in Potts Camp. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Ruth Sims Bowien of Potts Camp; two sons, Terry Bowien (Debbie) of Birmingham and John David Bowien of Chocktaw, Oka.; two daughters, Kathy Burchette (Lynton) of Sanford N.C. and Debbie Ragsdale (James) of Graysville, Ala.; his stepchildren, Teresa Byrd (Jeff) of Potts Camp, Brenda Lyons (Eugene) of Gulfport and Gary Cotton (Joan) of Potts Camp; one brother, James Bowien of Nacoma Park, Oka.; two sisters, Retha Dugger of McCloud, Oka. and Sharon Babb of Livingston, Texas; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Bowien; his mother, Violet Bowien; one brother, Monroe Bowien; and one sister, Dolores King.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Tuesday.

Johnny Buchanan Sr.
CORINTH – Johnny Wayne Buchanan Sr., 55, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was the owner of MC/TN/AL Wholesale Florist in Corinth since l998. He was a former manager with United Wholesale Florist in Tupelo and Jackson, Tenn.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at McPeters Funeral Home in Corinth with Bro. Victor Hodge officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie M. Buchanan of Corinth; his son, Johnny Wayne Buchanan Jr. of Corinth; one daughter, Genevieve B. Fisher of Corinth; one sister, Sandra B. Lowe of Jackson, Tenn.; and two nephews, Timothy Buchanan and Patrick Crews of Jackson, Tenn.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Elizabeth Crook
RIPLEY – Elizabeth Renee Windham Crook, 49, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home in Ripley.
Archie Coggins
SALTILLO – Archie S. Coggins, 79, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. He was born April 24, 1930, to Harley and Zora Hester Coggins. He attended Unity High School. He was employed at Super Sagless for 26 years. He was a member of the Saltillo First United Methodist Church. He was an avid Ole Miss and New York Yankees fan. He loved fishing, his family, his grandchildren and his Boston Terriors, Bruser, Prissy and Bo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at The Saltillo Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Rev. Tim Green officiating. Burial will be in Unity Cemetery.
Survivors include his family who loved him dearly; his wife of 60 years, Charlotte Horton Coggins; his children, Peggy Smith (Mike) and Buddy Coggins (Nell); his four grandchildren, Brad Coggins (Ragan), Brandy Coggins, Renee Sandlin (Johnny), all of Saltillo and Kerry Slagowitz (Doug) of Orlando, Fla.; five great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Kennedy and Justin Sandlin of Saltillo and Aaron and Dain Slagowitz of Orlando; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Ralph, Miles, Bud, Lester, Bill and Major; and three sisters, Mavis Coggins Stanford, Mildred Coggins Pharr and Carmen Coggins Bryson.
Pallbearers will be Brad Coggins, Johnny Sandlin, Ray Oliver, Larry Joe Coggins, Richard Coggins and Jim Bryson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Saltiilo Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Etoile McCoy
BOONEVILLE – Etoile Barnes Galloway McCoy, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Jim Estes officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Raymond Bray
IUKA – Raymond Chester Bray, 80, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his home.
Services will be at 1p.m. Tuesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.
Bobby Lambert
BOONEVILLE – Bobby Dean Lambert, 61, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at his home. He was born March 9, 1948, in Prentiss County. He was a business owner in the furniture manufacturing industry, and he raised miniature horses. He was a Pentecostal, a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a Master Mason.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairview Church of God with Bro. Marshall Tennison and Bro. Jack Whitley Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Reon Lambert, whom he married September 26, 1970; two sons, Garvin Lambert (Lesa) and Kevin Lambert (Buffy), all of Fairview; a daughter (Kelsey) of Fairview; four sisters, Willie Etta Maness (Hugh) of Fairview, Mildred Hollander of Midway, Elaine Young of Fla. and Linda Mitchell of Corinth; and five grandchildren, Haley Lambert, Bobby C. Lambert, Jack Lambert, Christen Bennett and Christopher Bennett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Garvin C. Lambert and Verdie Bernice Strickland Lambert; a brother, J.C. Lambert; a sister, Shirley Lambert; and a nephew, Billy Wayne Lambert.
Pallbearers are Garvin Lambert, Kevin Lambert, Bobby Charles Lambert, Lewis Davis, Bill Tate and Brandon Burcham.

Ewel Hughes
AMORY – Ewel Hughes, 51, of Vicksburg died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 7, 1959, in Cleveland, he was the son of Hullett and Billie Ryle Hughes. He had lived in Hattiesburg for four years and in Vicksburg for 21 years. He graduated from Cleveland schools and Mississippi State University. He was an employee of Entergy for 21 years. He married Barbara Cowan in 1983, who survives. He was a member of the Hawkins United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Big O and Mill Pond Hunting Clubs.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with the Rev. Gus Shelly officiating. Burial will be in the Durrett Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Cowan Hughes of Vicksburg; his parents, Hullett and Billie Hughes; two daughters, Amanda Carol Hughes of Tupelo and Carrie Ann Hughes of Vicksburg; and one sister, Charlett Hughes Hollomon of Hattiesburg.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Andy Hughes.
Pallbearers will be John Piazza, Duane Stagg, Mike Gatti, Jay Sanderson, Ed McGowan, Billy Hall, Jerry Lewis and Johnny Piazza.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Big O and Mill Pond Hunting Clubs.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39180.
Chester Wouldridge
NEW SITE – Chester Wade Wouldridge, 56, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his home. He was a member and deacon at South Marietta Baptist Church. He was employed at Marietta Wood Supply for 23 years, until his illness. He enjoyed working on cars. He so loved his family and will be greatly missed.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kesler Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Kenneth Gentry and Bro. Robert Wood officiating. Burial will be in Little Brown Cemetery. Kesler Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Liz Wouldridge of New Site; one son, Robert Wouldridge (Sylvia) of Baldwyn; two daughters, Rachel Mocaby and Tiffany Wouldridge, of the home; three grandchildren, Blake Wouldridge, Gregory Pannell and Kynndal Mocaby; his mother, Mary Ann Caviness of Baldwyn; two sisters, Kathy Gentry (Kenneth) of Booneville and Doris Ann Wouldridge (Richard) of Wheeler; one brother, Doug Wouldridge (Debra) of Saltillo; one sister-in-law, Telisa Copeland Meal; one brother-in-law, Bruce Heathcock; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Wouldridge; and his grandmother, Bessie Leslie.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Lynch, James ‘Red’ Moss, Craig Pharr, James Holcomb, James West and Danny Pounds.
Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Marietta Wood Supply.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Chester Wouldridge fund at any Farmers and Merchants Bank.

W.T. Robison
GUNTOWN – W.T. Robison 75, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his home. He was born to Boyd and Lucille Robison. He was a member of the Camp Creek Baptist Church. He was a land developer, a retired farmer and dairyman. He was a Mason, Shriner and a former member of the Mississippi National Guard.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home with Bro Martin Jacks and Bro Wayne Fredericks officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eunice Robison of Guntown; his son, Mike Robison (Joyce) of Guntown; his daughter, Pam May (Tim) of Guntown; one brother, Doug Robison (Connie) of Guntown; one sister, Doris Jones (Bobby) of Florence; grandchildren, Jeb Duggar, Lee Robison (Stacy), Dan Robison (Brandy), Shanna Ligon (Wade), Tiffany May and Leslie May; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Tina Marie Robison; and one sister, Helen Davis (Tommy).
Pallbearers will be Prentiss Turner, John Davis, Wilson Dickson, T.M. Porch, Larry Hammer, Jake Pettigo and Ron Ragland.
Honorary Pallbearers are Johnny Moore, Tony Young, Ray Smith, David Pannell and David White.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today.
Frank Stewart
CORINTH – James Franklin ‘Frank’ Stewart, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a car dealer for over 40 years. He opened Stewart’s Used Cars Inc. in 1969. In 1979, his son Ronnie became a partner. His grandson, Franklin Ryan Stewart, also works at the car lot. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed being a pa-pa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR, hunting and fishing and playing Rook and dominoes with his close friends.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Lane Finley, Bro. Raybon Richardson and Charlie Browning officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery in Tippah County.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Billie Sue ‘Susie’ Stewart of Corinth; his son, Ronnie Stewart and wife, Cammy of Corinth; two grandchildren, Ashley Stewart Nunley and Franklin Ryan Stewart, both of Corinth; three great-grandchildren, Maggie Nunley, Drew Nunley and Ryan Stewart, all of Corinth; two brothers, J.C. Stewart and wife, Evelyn of Rienzi and Johnny Ray Stewart and wife, Diane of Rienzi; two sisters, Irene Archer of Chicago and Georgia Anne Tucker and husband, Wayne of Booneville; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Stewart; his mother, Maudie Brooks Stewart; four brothers, Elmer Stewart, Sam Stewart, Jude Stewart and Jerry Stewart; and one sister, Audie Stewart Pilgrim.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Latch, Bobby Bumpas, Arvolle Brown, Jerry Castleberry, Junior Kiddy and Bill Page.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Roberts, Leroy Marlar, Buddy Morrow, Randall Jeter, Randy Jeter, Rick Quinn, Bobby Caldwell, Paul Ross, Willie Swinford, Leland Barnett, James Counce and A.D. Bobo.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from noon until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.