Obituaries January 23, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Erline H. Edwards
MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Betty Erline Hancock Edwards, 89, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Erline was born Oct. 24, 1923, in the Darden community (Macedonia) of Union County to Isom and Berlin Sanderson Hancock. She graduated from Macedonia High School and later married Gaston Edwards, who died in l992. They lived most of their married life in the Shelby Forest community of Millington, where she had a career with People’s State Bank. She was an active member of Shelby Forest Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She had many cherished friends, loved her puppy, Patches, and enjoyed working in her yard.
Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shelby Forest Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., with Bro. Chuck Fowler, Bro. Charles Timberlake, and Bro. Kelly Seely officiating. A private family burial will be held at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Millington. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church only. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her sisters, Theresa Hancock Kilgore (James) of Tupelo and Odessa Hancock Clayton (Edwin) of Montgomery, Ala.; one sister-in-law, Elaine Graham Hancock of Tupelo; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, W. A. Hancock (Dorothy), L.D. Hancock, Delma Hancock (Margie), Herman Hancock (Elaine), Ruby Hancock Kennon (Bill) and Claudia Hancock Dunn (Oren).
Memorials may be made to Shelby Forest Baptist Church, 1207 Locke Cuba Road, Millington, TN 38053 or the Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Sonya Homan
HICKORY FLAT – Sonya Marie Homan , 43, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at her home. She was born March 25, 1969, in New Albany to Henry Ellis Hamblin and Mary Seger Hamblin.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Bluff Springs Baptist Church in Ashland with Bro. Faren Ash officiating. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge.
Survivors include a son, DaKota Homan (Kay) of New Albany; a brother, Charles Hamblin (Penny) of New Albany; a sister, Charity Hall (Mark) of Myrtle; her caregiver and aunt, Betty Hutchinson of Hickory Flat; four grandchildren; and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Matthew Ray Hamm.

Frank Schrodi Jr.
FULTON – Frank Schrodi Jr., 68, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Tupelo.
Arrangements were incomplete and will be announced later by Mcneece-Morris Funeral Home in Fulton.
Online condolences may be expressed at mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Lena Sanderson
FULTON – Lena Sanderson, 97, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton. Burial will follow in New Home Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed at mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Lucille Clark
PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. – Lucille Estes Clark, 91, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. She was a longtime member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Pleasant Grove United Methodist, and she volunteered for Meals on Wheels.
Services will be at 11 a.m.Thursday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor John Gates officiating. Burial will be in Shannon Cemetery in Shannon, Miss. Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home of Pleasant Grove, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include son, M. Taylor Clark Jr.; daughter, Mary Bess Price (David); and grandchildren, Kristin C. Devine (Joe), M. Taylor Clark III, David Clark Price and Mary Kathryn Price.
She was preceded in death by her husband, M. Taylor Clark.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James M. Parvin
RIENZI – James M. “Bubba” Parvin, 70, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow in Wheeler Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. today, and from 1 p.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Pat Price
AMORY – Patricia Jeanne Price, 90, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born on Dec. 19, 1922, in Carbon Hill, Ala., she was a daughter of the late William Farmer and Lois Robison McDonald. She was a graduate of Carbon Hill High School. In 1942, she married James E. “Jim” Price. She was employed more than 20 years with Sears, retiring as store manager in 1979. She enjoyed cooking for her family, especially during the holidays. Residing on Main Street for more than 60 years, one of her favorite things was watching all the activities in the City Park, particularly during the annual Railroad Festival. Also, she enjoyed tending to the azaleas in her yard and playing cards with her Canasta group. She was the last surviving charter member of Beta Sigma Phi and was a member of the Aurora Club. Very caring and loyal, she loved her many friends and her family and enjoyed taking part in all of their activities. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Nesbit, Amory; sons, James E. “Bo” Price (Kay), San Antonio, Texas, and Mack Price (Donna), Canton; grandchildren, Joey Nesbit (Cari Anne), David Nesbit (Anna), Brian Price (Christine), Katherine Price, and Lauren Mooney (Paul); great-grandchildren, John Nesbit, Colby Nesbit, Tripp Mooney, Nicolas Nesbit, and Zachary Price; and nieces, Patsy King-Carroll (Richard) and Marilyn Oyler (Dennis).
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gwen West, and a son-in-law, Billy Nesbit.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Buzz Wilkinson and the Rev. Jimmy Criddle officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chuck Burhorn, Phil Armor, Brett Johnson, Frank Peeler, Frank Bates, Lee Miller and Phil Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Parish, Pete Randle, former fellow Sears employees, River Place staff, and Gilmore Memorial RMC staff.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to a charity of choice.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Cathy Nanney
RIPLEY – Cathy Lynn Nanney, 59, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born Jan. 16, 1954, in Union County to Lee Earl Gilliam and Billie Quay Verrell. She was a member of 1st United Methodist Church in New Albany and a homemaker.
Services were 2 p.m. Tuesday at United Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rogers and the Rev. James Wells officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery.
She is survived by a daughter, Angela Wilson (Grant) of Fulton; a son, Chris Nanney of New Albany; three sisters, Kay Rooker (Frank), Patricia Deere (Mike), and Brenda Minser (Jim), all of New Albany; a brother, Terry Riley (Vickie) of Ecru; her stepmother, Laverne Gilliam of New Albany; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Thomas Nanney and Carlos Nanney; and a sister, Tammy Rhea.
For online condolences please visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com.

James Huckaby
BANNER – James Lafayette Huckaby, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford. He was born May 3, 1930, in Lafayette County. He was a retired business owner and a member of Driver’s Flat Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Driver’s Flat Baptist Church with Bro. Stacy Watkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Dianne (David) Huckaby Webb of Oxford and Barbara Huckaby Adams of Water Valley; two sons, David Ernest (Wendy) Huckaby of Paris and Michael Brent Carlisle (Jennifer) Huckaby of Memphis; three sisters, Addie Mae Pollan of Paris, Lucy Swanson of Oxford and Janette Dunaway of Huntsville, Ala.; two brothers, Charles Huckaby of Banner and William Huckaby of Paris; 11 grandchildren, Bobby Wayne Huckaby of Oxford, Angela Huckaby of Oxford, Melissa Huckaby of Faribault, Minn., Cynthia Huckaby of Faribault, Minn., Terry Wayne Crow of Vancleave, Jennifer Adams of Vancleave, Andy Crow of Oxford, Valera Webb of Chicago, Ill.., Janice Webb Fulton of Jackson, David Huckaby Jr. and Daniel Huckaby of Oxford ; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Ernest Huckaby and Dovie Mae Clifton Huckaby; two sons, James Lafayette Huckaby Jr. and Johnny Wayne Huckaby; a sister; Johnnie Merle Reynolds; and a brother, Lonnie Huckaby.
Pallbearers will be Andy Crow, Terry Crow Jr., Bobby Huckaby, Daniel Huckaby, David Huckaby Jr., and Edward Huckaby.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service Thursday at the church.
Online condolences may be made at Condolences may be made at www.parkermemorilafunerlahomes.com.

Shirley Johnson
BOONEVILLE – Shirley Dean Johnson, 65, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sarah Adams
TUPELO – Sarah Amanda Gilliland Adams died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at her home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors in Tupelo.
A private family celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.