Obituaries July 11, 2010

By NEMS Daily Journal

Rosemary Adams
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Rosemary Parker Adams, 54, died July 9, 2010, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Corinth as the result of an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany.

Endie Johnson
PONTOTOC – Endie Spencer Johnson, 99, formerly of Fulton, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Priceville Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Billy Bates
MYRTLE – Billy Bates, 41, died July 7, 2010, at his home. He was born Sept. 2, 1968, in Union. to Hunter Allen Bates and Mary Mozell Branning Bates. He worked most of his life for UPS. He was a Baptist.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at County Line Baptist Church in Union with Bro. Bobby Irvin officiating. Burial will be in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Glenfield Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his very dear friend, Steve Kennon; his grandmother, Christine Bates of Etta; and his brother, Johnny Bates (Linda) of Union.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Punkie Lyle
AMORY – Martha Gladys “Punkie” Lyle, 67, died Friday, July 9, 2010, at the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory. Born Dec. 1, 1942, in Amory, she was the daughter of Gorman and Gladys Faust Lyle. Before becoming disabled, she worked in the dietary department at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. An avid NASCAR watcher, she was a Dale Earnhardt and Dale Jr. fan. She enjoyed Atlanta Braves baseball and collecting bells. She loved her family and was a member of the Ladies Red Hat group at River Place Nursing Home. She was a member of the Bigbee Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Tommy Whaley and Bro. Glen Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Haughton Memorial Park. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two brothers, Dickie Lyle (Jewel) of Amory and David Lyle (Willie) of Fort Smith, Ark.; three sisters, Jean Tartt of Amory, Joann Hawkins of Greenwood Springs and Mary Nix (Charles) of Amory; two special sisters, Tommie Jean Ritter and Doris Kennedy, both of Amory; special nieces and nephews, Jennifer Sloan and Jake and Lauren; and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Billy and Milton; and three sisters, Midget, Myra Lee and Mildred.
Pallbearers will be Bill Lyle, Randle Nix, Timmy Tartt, Kain Bertinot, Randy Leech and Marty Lyle.
Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

Leatrich Foster
PLANTERSVILLE – Leatrich Foster died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew & Sons Funeral Home of Verona.

James Armstrong
BOONEVILLE – James Armstrong, 77, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.

Edward Edwards
EUPORA – Edward E. “Eddie” Edwards, 95, died Thursday, July 8, 2010, in Eupora.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Burial will be in Edward Springs Cemetery in Webster County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Modean Bost
THAXTON – Lillie Modean Bost, 95, died July 9, 2010, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born to Henry and Orange McGregor and married to Robert Bost in 1934, she lived in the Thaxton area her entire life. She and her husband ran Bost Grocery for a number of years. Her life centered around her church, family and friends. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her desire to share with others what she had.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Bro. William Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Thaxton Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Betty Ann Washington (Delaine); her son, Jerry Bost (Lynda); her grandchildren, Lynn Gooch, Barbara Ward (Gene), Rhonda Kenney (Don), Sandra Barnard (Wally), Jeff Gooch (Lisa), Cindy Garrett, Mitzi Hinds (Don) and Greg Bost; 19 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four brothers; and five sisters.
Pallbearers will be Lynn Gooch, Jeff Gooch, Don Kenney, Wally Barnard, Greg Bost and Gene Ward.
Visitation will be from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Thaxton United Methodist Church or to the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.

Lorraine Burns
BOONEVILLE – Lorraine Burns, 89, died Friday, July 2, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born July 16, 1920, in Marietta to James Franklin Hunkapillar and Fannie Melissa Williams Hunkapillar. She was a seamstress in the custom drapery business. She was a member of the Booneville Church of Christ. She enjoyed embroidering, sewing, gardening, fishing, traveling and cooking.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers Doug Greenway and Tommy Baragona officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Burns (Susan) of Tooele, Utah, and Keith Burns of Booneville; two daughters, Linda See (Jim) of Wallace, Idaho, and Diane Rune (Mark) of Winthrop Harbor, Ill.; a brother, Hoyt Hunkapillar (Evelyn) of Marietta; two sisters, Charlene Houston of New Albany and Anita Davis (Jack) of Jackson; five grandchildren, Wendy Payeur of West Jordan, Utah, Shane Burns of Tooele, Utah, Michelle Rune of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., Amber Barton of Bountiful, Utah, and Luke Rune of Winthrop Harbor, Ill.; nine great-grandchildren, Breeona, Alexa, Sydnee, Payton, Avree, Chaden, Chylin, McGuire and McKenzie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Burns, on June 14, 1999; four brothers, Edward Hunkapillar, Paul Hunkapillar, Willie Hunkapillar and Hubert Hunkapillar; six sisters, Annis Sanderson, Reba Hunkapillar, Helen Hunkapillar, Myrtle Estes, Nellie Rummage and Ruth Bailey.
Pallbearers are Bobby Maddox, Adrian Edge, Buster Green, Eddie Mauney, Luther Moorman and Randy Moore.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. on Monday.