Obituaries March 15, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Correction
In the obituary for Charles Clark Sr. in Thursday’s Daily Journal, the service time was incorrect. The service will be at 1 p.m. today at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc.

Max Staten
RANDOLPH – Max Colby Staten, 75, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Pontotoc. He was born Jan. 20, 1928, in Counce, Tenn., to Cleophas and Elzie Parker Staten. He was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and a Mason. He graduated from Pontotoc High School in 1955 and attended Mississippi State University. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for Day-Brite and Super Sagless for many years. He owned his own T.V. repair shop for many years, and he was an accomplished locksmith and mechanic. An avid reader, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, being with his family and helping others.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Bro. Harvey Sewell will officiate. Burial will follow in the West Heights Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include a brother, Curtis Wayne Staten of Randolph; an aunt, Louise Parker of Pontotoc; numerous cousins; and special friend, Jimmy Shepherd.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleophas and Elzie Parker Staten; his grandparents, Sam and Dora Staten, and Levi and Nancy Castleberry Parker.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be his first and second cousins.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Tiffany Vaughn
AMORY – Tiffany Leann Vaughn, 29, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Jackson. Born Oct. 21, 1983, she was a daughter of Crystal Vaughn and Freddie Thompson. She grew up and attended school in Amory. She was a member of First Assembly of God. A friend to all, a loving mother to her children and easy going, she will be missed by all who knew her. Before becoming a stay-at-home mom with her five children, she worked at Golden Living Center in Amory.
She is survived by her parents, Crystal Vaughn of Smithville and Freddie Thopmson of Wren; daughter, Kaylee Grace Cooper; sons, Tyler Shane Vaughn, Brayden Patrick Cooper, Hayden Eli Cooper and Noah Lane Cooper; sister, Brittany Vaughn of Smithville; grandparents, June Francis Thompson of Wren, Bill and Patsy Bailey of Columbus; niece, Bailey Elizabeth Vaughn;and nephew, Johnathan Hunter Gene Vaughn.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Rex Thompson and Mary Edna Lewis; and an aunt, Dena Joy Young.
A celebration of life service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Wes White and Bro. Dennis Smithey officiating. Burial will follow in Young Memorial Garden.
Pallbearers will be Faron Bailey, Wendell Bailey, Jeremy Thorn, Terry Garner, Steve Gill and Eric Mills.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Marie Campbell
TUPELO – Marie Bridges Campbell, 65, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1948, to Pete and Jettie Bridges. She was co-owner of Campbell’s Upholstery in Sherman, where she worked until she became disabled. She was a Baptist.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. today in Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Ricky Parks and the Rev. Greg Thomas officiating. Private burial will follow in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Sherman. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today. Holland Funeral Directors is entrusted with arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Bobby Campbell of the Macedonia community; one son, Richard Goggins of Memphis; two stepsons, Gary (Teresa) Campbell of Endville and Greg (Cindy) Hughes of Saltillo; four grandchildren, Amanda (Brock) Puckett, Greyson (Meredith) Campbell, Taylor Hughes and Hunter Hughes; one great-grandchild, Cora Grey Puckett; four sisters and one brother, Nell White of Starkville, June Wilhite of Pontotoc, Janice Cruise of Ecru, Donald (Lynda) Bridges of Wingo, Ky., and Barbara (William) White of Blue Springs; 10 nieces and nephews; 15 great-nieces and great-nephews; one great-great-nephew; and one great-great-niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one nephew.
Pallbearers will be Greyson Campbell, Hunter Hughes, Brock Puckett, Jason White, Scotty White and Tommy White.
Memorials may be sent to Memphis/Shelby County Humane Society, 935 Farm Road, Memphis, TN 38134.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Billie Gaston
JONESBORO, Ark. – Billie Ilene Gaston, 83, formerly of Iuka, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at St. Bernard Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka.

Ola Mae Waddle
CULLMAN, Ala. – Ola Mae Waddle, 99, formerly of Fulton, died Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home in Fulton in in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.

Ruby Caver
BOONEVILLE – Ruby Edna Caver, 95, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Lillie Anthony
NETTLETON – Lillie Mae Richardson Anthony, 92, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Oak Tree Plantation in Amory. She was born July 22, 1920, in Nettleton to Grady and Trudy Whitlock Richardson. She was a lifelong resident of Nettleton, a homemaker and a member of Nettleton Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and working in her flower garden.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nettleton Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Larry Davis and the Rev. Jordan Davis officiating. Burial will be in Gray’s Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Eddie Mae Conn (Donny) of Nettleton; six sisters, Mary Sullivan and Martha Millwood, both of Tupelo, Peggy Hill (Aaron) of Columbus, Marie Wildman, Judy Richardson and Geneva Hall (Thomas), all of Nettleton; two grandsons, Brian and Matt Conn (Miranda), all of Tupelo; and two great-grandchildren, Ana Claire Conn and Davis Lee Conn, both of Tupelo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Ed” Anthony; her parents; one sister, Lena Richardson Shumpert; and three brothers, Tommy, James and Leroy Richardson.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Hill, Andy Hill, Marvin McFadden, David Shumpert, Paul Waddle and Thomas Hall.
Visitation will be at the church from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry and send condolences to www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

Ruth Jamison
NEW ALBANY – Ruth Louise Jamison, 69, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born Feb. 16, 1944, in New Albany to James and Elizabeth Greer Jamison. A graduate of W.P. Daniel High School and MSCW, she lived 42 years in Memphis and worked as a sales representative for Safilo Eyewear and Aristar as well as the Tennessee DHS. She retired to New Albany and was a member of New Albany Presbyterian Church.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Chapel of United Funeral Service in New Albany with the Rev. Bill Everett officiating. Visitation will be from noon until service time. United Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors included one sister, Mary J. Simmons of New Albany; three nephews; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
For online condolences and guest registry please go to www.unitedfuneralservice.com.

Lloyd Chism
SOUTHAVEN – Lloyd Allen Chism, 66, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Southaven.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Henry Chapel at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ford’s Well Cemetery in Oakland.
Visitation will be from noon to service time today.

Hubert Allen
FAIRVIEW – Hubert Rex Allen, 89, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Care in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 3, 1923, to Walter Lee and Bernice Graham Allen. He was a World War II veteran. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and later in the U.S. Air Force as a flight engineer. After retiring to Itawamba County, he owned and operated a radio and TV repair shop, designed and built several houses and repair shops, and taught drafting at Itawamba County Vo-Tech Center. He was an avid reader and an author.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Harmon Thomas Allen of Fairview; his three children, Peter Allen of Tremont, Patricia (Gary) Culp and Susan Dowdy, both of Birmingham, Ala.; two stepsons, David (Joyce) Thomas and Ricky (Jeanette) Thomas, both of Fairview; one brother, Dr. Glen (Mary Jean “MT”) Allen of Peach Tree City, Ga.; four sisters, Quana Clements of Bessemer, Ala., Linda (William) Therrell and Nina (Larry) Duffel, both of Birmingham, and Marilyn Leary of Fulton; sisters-in-law, Pellie Allen Springer and Barva Humber Allen; seven grandchildren, Dennis (Cindy) Wynn and Melissa Goode, both of Birmingham, Julie Allen of Tremont, Destry (Jeremy) McDonald of Haleyville, Ala., Sarah Allen of Washington D.C., Mary (John) Cruse of Miami, Fla., and Robert Dowdy of Birmingham; four stepgrandchildren, Douglas (Christina) Thomas, Luke (Selena) Thomas, and Andrew and Amber Thomas, all of Fairview; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Franklin Allen; his parents; his daughter-in-law, Barbara Kennedy Allen; and two brothers, Walter Lee Allen II and James “Jack” Allen.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Doris Johnson
BROOKSVILLE – Doris JOhnson, 79, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Noxubee General Hospital.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Grove M.B. Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in repose at the church from noon to service time Saturday.

Ann Jordan
OXFORD – Ann Hillis Jordan, 71, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born on Nov. 22, 1941, in the Enterprise community to Virgina Maxey Hillis and the late James W. Hillis. She was employed as a secretary at Oxford High School for 31 years and at LaMystique Hair Salon after retirement. She was a faithful volunteer for Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church at Enterprise.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Albany Cemetery in New Albany. The Rev. Phillip Jackson will officiate. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Darral Jordan of Oxford; and her mother, Virgina Maxey Hillis of Myrtle.
Memorials may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 1689 State Road 30W, Myrtle, MS 38650 or Cambridge Cemetery Fund, 15 CR 1012, Oxford, MS 38655.
To sign an online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com.

Annie Holesome
PONTOTOC – Annie Lestine Lipsey Holesome, 80, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A native of Chickasaw County, she was the daughter of Pearl and Carrie Hill Lipsey. She was a member of McDonald United Methodist Church where she served on the usher board and with the kitchen committee. She loved gardening, traveling and gospel music. She was the widow of James A. Holesome.
A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at McDonald United Methodist Church. Dr. Maurice Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by six daughters, Janice (Mike) Woodruff of Saltillo, Cora (Charles) Dixon of Ecru, Linda Pinson and Nina (Jeffery) Lyons, both of Pontotoc, Laura Pinson of Tupelo and Jacqueline (Aaron) Whitlow of Bowling Green, Ky.; four sons, Timmie Holesome and James Holesome, both of Pontotoc, Julius (Melanie) Holesome of Jackson and Melvin (Josephine) Holesome of Meridian; two brothers, Levi Lipsey of Helena, Ark., and Roy (Alline) Lipsey of Jacksonville, Fla.; 23 grandchilden; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. today with family hour from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Faye Dailey
BURNSVILLE – Faye Dailey died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home of Glen.

John Callon II
ABERDEEN – John Standrod Callon II, 25, died Friday, March 8, 2013, in an automobile accident in Hamilton, Ala. He was born June 16, 1987, to John Chase Callon and Lesa Mitchell Callon Young in Amory. He was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen. He attended the University of Mississippi. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Aberdeen.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Aberdeen with Bro. Dudley Nash and Lucy Nash officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother, Lesa Mitchell Callon Young, and his stepfather, Carsie Clark Young Sr., of Aberdeen; his father, John Chase Callon of Natchez; two brothers, Ben Chase Callon of Oxford and William Pierce Callon of St. Paul, Minn.; and his grandfather, Charlie Ben Mitchell of Aberdeen.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Jeanie Gordon Mitchell, and his grandparents, John and Betty Callon.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Aberdeen.
Memorials may be made to North Mississippi Worship Center, 30054 Lake Monroe Road, Aberdeen, MS 39730; First Baptist Church of Aberdeen, 310 West Commerce Street Aberdeen, MS 39730; Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703.
Sign the register and send condolences online at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

Nora Whitaker
NEW ALBANY – Nora Alice Grimmett Whitaker, 75, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. She was born March 13, 1938, in Searcy, Ark., to Andrew and Draper Grimmett. She lived most of her life in Indianola before moving to New Albany in 2002.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Boone Funeral Home in Indianola. Burial will follow in Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville.
She is survived by sons, James Wesley Tharp Jr. (Ann) of New Albany and Berry Louie Whitaker of Indianola; son-in-law, Robert Muirhead of Florence; sister, JoAnn Peters (Herschel) of Pea Ridge, Ark.; brothers, James Grimmett (Arkie) of Searcy, Ark., Jerry Grimmett (Eleta) of New Albany and Ray Grimmett of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren, Wes Tharp (Ashley) of Gibsonton, Fla., Andrew Bennett (Kara) of Shreveport, La., Matthew Bennett (Teresa) of Florence; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie Whitaker; a daughter, Lisa Muirhead; her parents; and a brother, A.D. Grimmett and his wife, Mildred.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday at Boone Funeral Home.
Visit the website at www.boonefuneralhomeinc.com.

James Trimble
HAMILTON – James Mack Trimble, 75, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Rush Memorial Hospital in Meridian.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Valley Chapel United Methodist Church in Hamilton with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Sardis Cemetery in Hamilton. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Thomas; a son, Jeffery Trimble; a daughter, Suzanne Trimble; and a brother, Jim Trimble Jr., all of Hamilton.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth Smith
OLIVE BRANCH – Ruth Gaillard Smith, 84, formerly of Walnut, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Methodist Germantown Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.

Sadie Wages
TUPELO – Sadie Frances Wages, 86, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a short illness. She was born July 10, 1926, in New Albany to Prentiss and Kattie Frances Mask Baughman. She enjoyed sewing and making odd end things. She last worked for Hunter-Sadler for many years in the sample department.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Scott Samuell officiating. Burial will be in the Furrs Cemetery.
Survivors include her children, Roy Wages Jr. (Amy) of Pontotoc, Dwight Wages of Chesterville, Sandra Smith of Tupelo and Teresa Lynn Wages (Larry) of Plantersville; sister, Verna Blissard of Houlka; brother, James Baughman of Chesterville; special friends, Cherry Wages, Donald Vaughn and Buddy Brazel; and several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Wages Sr.; her parents, P.D. and Kattie Mask Baughman; her daughter, Sadie Lynn Wages; sisters, Mary Oveda Anderson, Lillie Mae Reeves, Lavell Bullard and Ludell Stewart; her brothers, Buddy and Elvis Baughman; and son-in-law, Gary Wayne Smith.
Pallbearers will be Dean, Jeff, Ray and Clay Wages, Stoney Smith and Shawn Stafford.
Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher and Shane Pritchard, Dustin McCraw, Ian Shane Pritchard and Brent Huguley.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Wayne Moss
HOULKA – Aubrey Wayne Moss, 76, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 26, 1937, in Chickasaw County to Barney and Inez Moss. A hard worker, he was a carpenter and the owner of a furniture factory in Chickasaw County. He loved music and enjoyed playing his fiddle. He also enjoyed fishing and camping.
Services were Wednesday, March 13, at Southern Funeral Chapel in Houston. Bro. Greg Moss, Bro. Scott Samuell and Bro. Jimmy Criddle officiated. Burial was in Ellzey Cemetery in Vardaman.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Faye Moss; his five children, Mike and Sarah Moss, Terry and Paula Moss, Tony and Barbara Moss, Ricky and Angie Moss, and Cissy and Charles Tutor, all of Houlka; four sisters, Sue Burkeen, Alice McGehee and Shirley Shopher, all of Houston, and Brenda Payne and Joe of Pontotoc; three brothers, Paul Ray Moss of Houston, Leonard Moss and Caroline of Guys, Tenn., and Hershel Moss of Oxford; a sister-in-law, Adell Moss of Cleveland, Tenn.; a brother-in-law, Sammy Wilkerson of Houlka; 14 grandchildren, Shelley Washington, Stephanie Paul and Ryan, Lesley Moore and Brian, Casey Moss, Brandon Moss, Corey and Jill Moss, Chris Moss and Courtney, Jimmy Criddle and Debbie, Paul Criddle and the mother of his children, Tara, Tim and Mallory Moss, Meagan and Andrew Morris, Dakota and Jenna Houston, and Tiffany Tutor; and 17 great-grandchildren, Presley Washington, Emily Paul, Hailee and Avery Moore, Matt Moss, Riley Moore, Ava Moss, Brett and Jackson Moss, Joey and Georgia Moss, Ethan, Landon and Caroline Criddle, Anniston and Harper Criddle, and Weston Tutor.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents; a brother, Gene Moss; and a sister, Linda Wilkerson.
Pallbearers were Bobby Moss, Steve Hamblin, Kent Lander, Mark Samuell, Tim Moss, Bruce Burkeen and Anthony Moss. Russell McGehee was an honorary pallbearer.
Online condolences can be left at www.southernfuneralchapel.com.

Helen Mabus
FULTON – Helen E. Mabus, 87, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Amory. She was born Dec. 11, 1925, to Argyle Frederick Smith and Sallie Myrtle Haynes Smith. She retired from Blue Bell Manufacturing with 30 years of service. She was a Baptist in belief. She had a great love for her family and for many years, she was dedicated to caring for her father and brother. She enjoyed being outside and gardening, and she had an appreciation for beautiful music. Her family will always remember her cornbread and pecan pie.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Terry Paul Graham officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her son, Larry Mabus (Mary) of Fulton; her grandchildren, Chip Mabus (Emily) of Fulton and Teresa Estes (Brian) of Becker; her great-grandchildren, Madeline Mabus, Mallory Mabus, Sam Mabus, Ashlyn Estes and Brody Estes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Mabus, on May 1, 2004; three brothers, A.H. Smith, Raymond “Red” Smith and Bobby Joe Smith; and her parents.
Pallbearers will be Pookie Smith, Eric Thorn, Dustin Davis, Jeryl Graham, Roger Nichols and Keith Henley.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Annie Pearl Love
SHANNON – Annie Pearl Love, 66, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Nov. 12, 1946, to Idella Baker Rogers and the late Jessie Rogers. She was a member of Jehovah Jireh and an instructor at the Milam Middle School until her health failed.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Poplar Spring CME Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors are her mother, Idella Baker Rogers of Shannon; one daughter, Laquita Fellini Moore (Lamont) of Shannon; two sons, Leroy Christopher Williams (Arnessa) of Nettleton and Lazente Carnell Williams (Tina) of Okolona; one sister, Evenlyn Belford of East St. Louis; one brother, Carl Rogers of Shannon; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father; her husband, Gilbert Lowe; and a sister, Viola Martin.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lena Gregory
PONTOTOC – Lena Irene Brown Gregory, 93, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Sunshine Nursing Home. She loved her home, family, church family, gardening and music. Cooking, sewing and quilting were her favorite activities.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McGregor’s Chapel with Bro. Steve Nichols and Bro. Johnny Cook officiating. Burial will be in Jernigan Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include four children, Carolyn Niblett of LaPlace, La., Curtis (Seretha) Gregory and Martha (Donald) Gullett of Pontotoc, and Doris (Andy) Vosburgh of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Gregory Lynn Niblett, Michael Anthony Niblett, Janet Faye Platt, Beth Lynn Govier, Carl Wesley Gregory, Donald Ryan Gullett and Christopher Lee Gullett; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Cleo Gregory; one granddaughter, Lena Nell Gullett; and three brothers, Silas, James Jr. and Edward Brown.
Pallbearers will be Mike Montgomery, Okee McDonald, Rodney Akers, Delane McBord, Edward Robins and Johnny Holloway.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Ella Washington
PHEBA – Ella Mae Washington, 84, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at OCH Regional Hospital in Starkville.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Pheba Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Carter’s Mortuary Services of West Point is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Johnnie Paige
ASHLAND – Johnnie Richard Paige, 94, died Friday, March 8, 2013, at Alliance Health Care in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia CME Church at Ashland. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today with visitation with the family from 6 to 7 p.m. The body will lie in repose at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.