Obituaries February 18, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Totsy Lindsey
BALDWYN – Olga Leona “Totsy” Lindsey died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Landmark Nursing Home in Booneville. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Prentiss County to Frank and Florence Ann Copeland. She was a retired factory worker and a seamstress. She was a Baptist. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, sewing and cooking.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Scott officiating. Burial is in the East Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Survivors include; daughter, Connie Ann Moss; two sons, Ralph Lindsey (Drewese) and Bobby Lindsey (Katherine); six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 63 years, Alton Lindsey; sisters, Effie Anglin, Audrey Roberts, Cora Samples and Lillie Pearl (Ted) Enis; and brothers, John Copeland, Joe Copeland, Ab Copeland, Andrew Copeland, Jess Boxx, Henry Boxx and Lee Boxx.
Pallbearers are grandsons, Logan Hill, Brock Hunter, great-grandchildren, Taylor Lockridge, Hogan Rhoades, Patrick Lockridge and special friend and neighbor, Marvin Leach.

Carol Hawkins
GOLDEN – Carol Jane Young Hawkins, 66, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont.
Minister Charles Kelly
TUPELO – Minister Charles Anton Kelly, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 10, 1926, to John Ezell and Iona Jane Cox Kelly in East Tupelo. He was saved at the age of 14 and was called to the ministry at the age of 18 as a Church of God preacher. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 10 and loved to play gospel music. He also enjoyed singing and he sang in many churches. He served in churches in Mississippi, Arkansas and Florida. He loved his children and grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Eddie Clayton officiating. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Manie Carolyn Kelly; children, Tony Kelly (Carolyn), Tina Sheffield, Martha Kochenderfer, John, Charles (Amanda), Curtis, Mike (Dale), Danny (Wendy) and Randy Kelly, Shelia Small (Stan), Mary Hedrick (Jack), Carolyn Childers (Roger), Eva Pickett, Debbie Kelly and Carla Marchbanks; stepchildren, Lawrence Kingsley (Melissa), Angel Nanney (Bobby) and Melissa Sheffield (Michael); many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his daughters, Zelma Kelly and Cora Dill; one granddaughter, Teresa Kochenderfer; and his parents.
Pallbearers will be Bradley and Josh Mulligan, Joseph Lyles, J.C. Kingsley, Stacey Kochenderfer and Brandon Aday.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Lois Herron
TUPELO – Lois Imogene Tucker Herron, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born July 28, 1928, in Mississippi to George Frank and Ruby Opal Crane Tucker. She was a mother and grandmother to the world and never met a child she could not mother and love. She attended Doty Chapel Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. Jessie Strider and her son, the Rev. George O. Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Doty Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include three children, Ruby Opal Geary of Chicago, Ill., Carolyn Bessie Cappuzzello (Mario) of Amory and the Rev. George O. Oliver (Virginia) of Nettleton; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Callie Murrell (Frank) of Tupelo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Herron; two sons; four grandchildren; and one brother.
Pallbearers will be Roger Geary, Adam Oliver, Anthony Malone, Nicholas Lamb, Dustin Clippard, Christopher Frost and Cory Steven Alexander.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Charles Ross
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Charles Ross, 79, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was a professor in Social Work at Ohio State.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Farucett Center in Columbus, Ohio. Beasley Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Forte Ross of Columbus, Ohio; two sons, Charles “Chuck” Ross (Valarie) of Oxford and Marcus “Kwesi” Ross of Columbus, Ohio; and two granddaughters, Courtney and Tonnell Jones of Oxford.
Brenda Chrestman
SKYLINE – Brenda Gail Long Chrestman, 64, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home. She was born May 17, 1948, to Malcolm and LaVerne Long in the Brewer Community. She was a 1966 graduate of Shannon High School and received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Northeast Junior College in 1972. She was a lifelong and faithful member of Brewer Baptist Church. She was a registered nurse for over 30 years and retired from North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a patriotic American, loved growing flowers, Mississippi State University football and tailgating.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Brewer Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Tutor and Bro. Joe Dye officiating. Burial will be in Brewer Cemetery. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, John Chrestman of Skyline; two daughters, Jennifer Chrestman of Louisville, Ky., and Jessica Chrestman (Fiancé Jason Quevreaux) of Shreveport, La.; one son, David Chrestman (Brigitte) of Skyline; her mother, LaVerne Long of Brewer; one sister, Elizabeth Stanford (James) of Brewer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Pallbearers will be Joe Minga, Eddie McPherson, Keith Wiseman, Jim Long, David Long, Jeffrey Chrestman and Brett Chrestman.
Memorials may be made to the Brewer Baptist Church Children’s Ministry.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.

Marie Burlison
AMORY – Marie “Granny” Burlison, 91, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at River Place Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 3, 1921, in Detroit, Ala., to John T. and Ila B. Loggains Gilmore. She married David Reno Burlison in 1938, and they moved to Amory in 1955. She worked as a seamstress at Amory Garment. Growing up during the Great Depression, she was a hard-worker who got the most out of everything. A woman of faith, she was a member of Bethel Apostolic Church. One who enjoyed spoiling her family and loved to have fun, her hobbies were gardening, quilting, fishing and listening to country and gospel music. Along with her husband, they were proud of owning their home.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Coy Hill and Bro. Stanley Blaylock officiating. Burial will follow in Haughton Memorial Park.
She is survived by her son, David Burlison, Sr. (Terri) of Quincy; sisters, Audrey Duncan of Zion, Ill., and Mag Pointkowski (Wally) of Buffalo, N.Y.; grandchildren, Teresa Hugley, Tonia Elam, Leah Walters, Janice Bounds, Janis Davis, David Burlison Jr., Sandra Boetel and Marty Stuthers; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a large number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, James Edward “Hank” Burlison; grandson, Randy L. Burlison; sisters, Josie Majors, Luvenia Twiner, Arzina Hill and Jessie Gilmore; and brothers, Murry, Opal, Bud and Burdine Gilmore.
Pallbearers will be Pat Gilmore, J. B. Burlison, Nathan Snider, Tanner Elam, Patrick Elam and Charles Plunkett. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of River Place Nursing Center.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to First Friends, PO Box 117, Amory, MS 38821.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Clemmie Pounds
FULTON – Clemmie Pounds, 77, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porters Mortuary.
Carrie Moore
OKOLONA – Carrie Moore, 73, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Racine, Wis. She was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Pontotoc to John and Clara Black. She served as a Jehovah Witness for over 40 years. In May 4, 1992, she united in Holy wedlock to the late Charles Moore. She enjoyed worshiping Jehovah, thrift stores, cooking, yard sales and spending quality time with her family.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Agnew and Sons Funeral Home in Verona, with discourse by Elder Elliott Hall.
Survivors include, two sons, Freddie (Linda) Hatchett and Lee Coleman; three daughters, Clara (Joe) Peet of Tupelo, Sharlene (Vernell) Carr and Carolyn Lynn; five stepchildren, Charles (Christine) Moore, Bennie (Cherrie) Moore, Sharon (Billy) Harris, Frankie Moore and Anthony (Sonya) Moore; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Minnie (Charlie) Shelley of Sherman and Clara Hill of Saltillo; and a host of other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Moore; two brothers, Edward Hurd and Jessie Black; one son, Johnny B. Hatchett; and one son in-law Dennis Lynn.
Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.agnewandsons.com.

Hubert Greene
ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – Hubert S Greene, 88, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Florence Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Paden to O.S. and Vesta Dean Greene. He was a member of Rogersville United Methodist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was retired from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Rogersville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Vick Vickers, the Rev. Robert Lancaster and the Rev. Bill Smith officiating. Graveside services will be at noon Tuesday at Belmont City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont will be in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Marie Butler (Jerry) of Killen; one son, Ed Greene of Hazel Green, Ala.; four grandchildren, Kyle Butler (Dawn), Rodney Butler (Jennifer), Kevin Greene (Tessa) and Hillary Coats (Mike); five great grandchildren, Blair Holden (Dustin), Cody Butler, Jesse Butler, Annsley Coats and Mary Margaret Coats; and two great-great grandchildren, Brody Butler and Avery Holden.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edris Greene; a sister Mildred Farrar; and a brother, Lyman Greene.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Butler, Rodney Butler, Kevin Greene, Cody Butler, Jesse Butler, Mike Coats, Benny Wayne Farrar, Lloyd Moore, Doyle Moore and Jim Tucker. Honorary pallbearers will be the Hannah Sunday School Class.
Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. today at Rogersville United Methodist Church and 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Rogersville United Methodist Church.

Jessica Wiginton
CORINTH – Jessica Nichole Wiginton, 23, died Saturday, Feb. 16, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Interment is at Haynie Cemetery.
Visitation is 5 to 9 p.m. today and 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net.

Nellie Herod
OXFORD – Nellie S. Herod, 60, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
Dayton Taylor
BOONEVILLE – Dayton W. Taylor, 96, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Tishomingo Manor in Iuka. He was born June 5, 1916, in Tishomingo County to Louis and Hattie Green Taylor. He married Ethel Mae Holley on Oct. 25, 1941. He was a farmer, a member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church and a United States Army veteran. He enjoyed gardening, bluegrass music, bird dogs, hunting and he loved his dog, Chopper.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Herman Clark officiating. Burial with military honors will be in New Hope Cemetery.
He is survived by two sons, Donald Taylor (Carolyn Ruth) of New Site and Douglas Taylor (Carolyn) of New Hope; four daughters, Doris Pace, Freida Lambert (Roy), Jeanne Benson and Karen Michael (Bud), all of Booneville; three brothers, A.C. Taylor, Bo Taylor (Jean), all of Alabama, and Gene Taylor (Billie) of Booneville; three sisters, Clare Rean McGaughy (Emmitt) of Booneville, Dessie Rikard and Nell Wallace, both of Corinth; 12 grandchildren, Greg Taylor, Dana Ratliff, Dale Riddle, Al Pace, Brad Wilemon, Doug Taylor, Rod Taylor, Jamie Robinson, Jared Benson, April Benson, Holly Michael, and Brandon Michael; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Ethel Mae Taylor, on Oct. 28, 2009; five brothers, Cletus Collum, Roy Collum, Rufus Taylor, Earl Taylor and Kellus Taylor; and a sister, Ophie Pate.
Pallbearers are Greg Taylor, Dale Riddle, Jamie Robinson, Al Pace, Brad Wilemon, Jared Benson, Rod Taylor, Doug Taylor and Brandon Michael.

Michael Carden
IUKA – Michael Carden, 49, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. He was formerly employed in the construction industry and at Day-Brite in Tupelo. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka, officiated by the Rev. Lt. Col. Robert Armstrong. Interment will follow in Mt. Evergreen Cemetery.
He is survived by his mother, Billie Holland of Iuka; one brother, Keith Carden of Iuka; four half-brothers, Larry, Terry, Gary and Jerry Carden, all of Iuka; one sister, Debra Sheppard (Joe) of Walnut; one nephew, Jon Sheppard (Angela) of Tishomingo; one niece, Rebekah Ray of Walnut; one great-nephew, Christian Ray; and four great-nieces, Ansley Ray, Kaley Latch, Claire Ray and Hanna Sheppard.
He was preceded in death by his father, Buck Carden; his step-father, Deedy Holland; and his grandparents, Wallace and Ruth Biggs Hobbs, and Lem and Ola Hughes Carden.
Pallbearers include Michael Walker, Robbie Marlar, Butch Timbes, Jon Sheppard, Andy Heavener and Randy Hardwick.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Evergreen Cemetery Fund.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.

Butch Russell Jr.
HURRICANE – Graham Rogers “Butch” Russell Jr., 56, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tutor Memorial Funeral Home.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Alvin Howe
NEW ALBANY – Alvin Lee Howe, 85, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. He was born in New Albany on Oct. 9, 1927, to Andrew and Pearl Todd Howe. He was a Baptist and was retired from Cummins in Memphis.
Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Glenfield Funeral Home with the Rev. Kara Blackard, the Rev. Marty Merritt and the Rev. Cory Hall officiating. Interment is at Glenfield Memorial Park.
He is survived by son, Dennis Howe of Southaven; seven grandchildren, Rachel Tatum, Meghan Melver, Jody Hollowy, Natalie Sartin, Andrew Howe, Cody Howe and Caitlin Howe; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Clyde and Bobby Howe, both of New Albany; and sister, Betty Ruth Lessel of New Albany.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lavada Howe; son, Stanley Howe; brother, Travis Howe; and three half-brothers, Thurmond, Raymond, and Loyd Robbins.
Pallbearers are John Tatum, Wade McIver, Keith Holloway, Randy Sartin, Andrew Howe and Cody Howe. Honorary pallbearers are Timothy Swords and Mitch Hall.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona.

Inez Dendy
PONTOTOC – Inez Dendy, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tutor Memorial Funeral Home.
Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. today.

Larry Duty
TUPELO – Larry Duty, 65, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Rebecca Smith
MANTACHIE – Rebecca McDaniel Smith, 48, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born Sept. 30, 1964, to Charles McDaniel and the late Pauline McDaniel. She was a member of Living Water Community Church. She enjoyed camping, riding horses, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and her brothers and sisters.
Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Living Water Community Church in Mantachie with Bro. Horace Barnes and Bro. Buddy Rushing officiating. Interment is at Stephens Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Smith of Mantachie; daughter, Bridget (Chris) Capps of Mantachie; two sons, Matthew (Sheena) Smith of Mantachie and Jeremy Smith of Mantachie; her father, Charles McDaniel of Fulton; two grandsons, Malik McAllister of Mantachie and Drake Maxcy of Elko, Nev.; three brothers, Frankie McDaniel Jr. of Nettleton, Ricky McDaniel of Fulton and Danny McDaniel of Fulton; three sisters, Debbie Burnett of Fulton, Teresa (Neal) Harmon of Fulton, and Sandra Harper of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Pauline McDaniel; and sister, Rhonda Lynn McDaniel.
Pallbearers are Brandon McDaniel, Dustin Harmon, Corey Harper, Tyler Burnett, Donald Denton and Rashad Walker.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at Living Water Community Church in Mantachie.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.

Thomas Daugherty
TUPELO – Thomas Lee Daugherty, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Winston County Medical Center. He was born July 21, 1930, in Pontotoc County to Samuel and Velma Daugherty. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the United States Army. He was a member of Bissell Baptist Church. He loved his longtime occupation as a truck driver and enjoyed working in his yard. He was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Langerfeld officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Daugherty of Fulton; one daughter, Velma Ruth Davis (Ronnie) of San Antonio, Texas; two sons, Bill Daugherty (Susan) of Fulshear, Texas, and David Lee Daugherty (Joann) of Carlsbad, Calif.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Peggy Daugherty, Marjorie Cox and Doris Daugherty; and two brothers, Gerald Daugherty and Bobby Daugherty.
Visitation is 12:30 to 2 p.m. today.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.

Shawn Philips
WREN – Shawn Philips, 42, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in an automobile accident.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home. Complete arrangements will be announced later.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Mack Denman
PERU, Ind. – Mack Denman, 66, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind. He was formerly of Nettleton. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
Dusty Leathers
MARIETTA – Dusty Leathers, 17, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Sept. 17, 1995, to James Michael Leathers and Nikki Pettigo Leathers. He was a member of the 20 Mile Bottom Boys Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers and spending time with his family and friends.
Service is at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Senter Funeral Home with Bro. Shane Ray officiating. Interment is at Hopewell Cemetery.
He is survived by his mother, Nikki Leathers of Marietta; fiancee, Beth Rogers of Mooreville; daughter, Bailah Leathers of Mooreville; son, Mikey Leathers of Tupelo; brother, Dameion Timms of Marietta; sister, Destany Timms of Marietta; three grandmothers, Pam Foley of Fulton, Melissa Pettigo of Marietta and Lana Leathers of Dorsey; grandfather, Audie Pettigo of Marietta; great-grandmother, Addie Pitts of Mantachie; great-grandparents, Stanley (Susie) Underwood of Fulton; and a host of aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Michael Leathers; great-grandfather, Hester Pettigo; and cousin, Dustin Clay Wallace.
Pallbearers are Seth Williams, Marc Tyra, Preston Pettigo, Lee Tate, Houston McCoy and Logan Pettigo.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.

Jackie Rouse
TUPELO – Jackie Wade Rouse, 56, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 11, 1956, in Alabama to Orville Thomas and Essie Mae Parker Rouse. He was a welder by trade and was a contractor for many years. He attended the Fulton Church of God of Prophecy and served in the past with the local jail ministries.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Tim Winters and the Rev. Billy West officiating.
Survivors include two sisters, Vickie Butler of Fulton and Phyllis Brandon of Shannon; one brother, Thomas Rouse of Tampa, Fla.; and nieces and nephews, Stephen Brandon, Stephanie Gunter, Billy Butler, Sonyia Lilly, Brian Butler, Brad Butler, Sophia Rouse and John Rouse.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Vanessa Rouse.
Pallbearers will be Mike Gunter Jr., Mike Gunter III, Billy, Brian and Brad Butler and John Rouse. Honorary pallbearers will be Colin Lilly and Stephen Brandon.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the Fulton Church of God of Prophecy, 462 Patton Dr. Fulton, MS 38843.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Kim Boyd
TUPELO – Kim Gregory Boyd, 56, died, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.