Obituaries March 25, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Marjorie Roach
ASHLAND – Marjorie Jones Roach, 89, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at her residence. She was born March 31, 1922, to Abner Thomas Jones and Maggie Mary Thompson. She was a member of Ashland Baptist Church.
Services are at 10 a.m. at Ashland Baptist Church with Dr. Gerald Hodges officiating. Internment is at Ashland Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by two daughters, Margie Roach Farese of Ashland and Patsy Roach Webb of Hurst, Texas; four grandchildren, Tammy Earwood, Tony Farese, Alison Thomas and Amy Webb McFadin; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Luther Thomas Roach.
Visitation is at 2 to 4 p.m. today at Ashland Baptist Church.
The family requests memorials be made to Asland Baptist Church or charity of choice.
Ed Frederick
SHANNON – Edwin Earl “Ed” Frederick, 74, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 11, 1937 in Red Bay, Ala. to Thomas Edwin and Fannie Neola Steele Frederick. He graduated from Central High School in West Helena, Ark. in 1956. He also attended Itawamba Junior College. He worked in several states including Tennessee, Florida, and Georgia. before retiring from Daybrite in Tupelo after 25 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Services with military honors will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues. Burial will be in Tupelo Memorial Park.
Survivors include three sisters, Mary F. Perrin (Dean) of Shannon, Callie Ann Harris of Lake View, S.C., and Judy Carol Berg (John) of Lake Jackson, Texas; one brother, Thomas Jerry Frederick of Memphis, Tenn.; a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Sharon Wright.
Pallbearers will be Jay and Thomas Wright, James, Edwin, Brandon and Terri Perrin.
Honorary pallbearers will be employees and former co-workers of Daybrite.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Dennis Duggar
NEW ALBANY – Dennis Lynn Duggar 57, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at his residence. He was born in Union County on May 15, 1954, to Myles Allen Duggar and Dorothy Fay Dye Duggar. He worked in operations at Sonoco Products in Memphis. He loved music, played the piano and keyboards, composed music and liked to sing. He loved deer hunting and fishing.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at United Funeral Service with Bro. Brownie Tohill and Bro. Earl Cooper officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother; one son, Justin Ross Duggar of Memphis; one sister, Lana Holt (Tim) of New Albany; one brother, David Allen Duggar (Tresa) of Olive Branch; two grandchildren, James Duggar and Kinsy Duggar of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Pallbearers will be Lee Allen Holt, Timothy Allen Holt, Jason Hubbard Willard, Sidney Trapper, Kenny Stroud, Terry Duggar and Wayne Dye.
Visitation will be from 11 am until service time Monday.
For online condolences visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com.
Johnny Rogers
CORINTH – Johnny Dwayne Rogers, 59, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Magnolia Funeral Home.
Sonny Capps
AMORY – James David “Sonny” Capps, 73, died on Friday, March 23, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Amory, to Olen and Dorothy Pounds Capps.
He graduated from Becker High School in 1957. He served in the US Army. He married Brenda Howard on April 6, 1969. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed playing golf, boating, watching college football, NASCAR and Country music.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Burks officiating. Burial will follow in Haughton Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Howard Capps of Amory; sons, James D. “Jamey” Capps Jr. (Becky) and Barney Capps, both of Amory; grandchildren, Austin Capps, Zakk Stovall, Caitlyn Capps and Josh Capps; great-grandchild, Jacob Stovall; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Ann Welch, Betty Harper (Billy) and Kay Moffett (Ricky); brother-in-law, Richard Howard (Diane); and special friend, Bill Casady.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Herring; brother, Curtis Capps; daughters, Lissa and Laura Lee Capps; and special friends, Eddie Wilkerson and Tommy Maxey.
Pallbearers will be Zakk Stovall, Josh Capps, Tommy Wilkerson, Richard Adams, Anthony Daniels, and Wayne Childress.
Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society, c/o Beth May, PO Box 269, Amory, MS 38821.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
Dale Lindsey
RIPLEY – Tommie Dale Lindsey, 57, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home in Ripley.
Eddie Rae Sloan
ABERDEEN – Eddie Rae Sloan, 89, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in Meridian. She was born Dec. 9, 1922, in the Carolina community of Itawamba County. Her gift of music brought much joy to many during her life. Hers was a life of sacrifice and eternal giving.
She is survived by her son, Gene Anderson Sloan; her sisters, Antoinette Sloan Allen and Ruth Sloan Williams; her sister-in-law, Doris Lancaster Sloan; numerous nieces and nephews; and her extended family in Itawamba County.
She was presided in death by her parents, Luther Anderson Sloan and Beulah Viola Hickman Sloan; her sisters, Annie Mae Sloan Luna and Maceile Sloan Falcon; her brothers, Luther Anderson Sloan Jr., John Russell Sloan and Senter Sloan.
Donations may be made in her memory to any charity.
Glendale McLaughlin
NETTLETON – Glendale McLaughlin, 45, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors.
Wille Gwyn
CORINTH – Willie B. Gwyn, 81, died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Magnolia Hospital.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Internment is at National Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is at 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Patterson Memorial Chapel.
Michael Bolding
RED BAY, Ala. – Michael Bolding, 57, died Saturday, March 24, 2012.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Bethel Baptist Church in Belmont. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Belmont. Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay, Ala. is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday at Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay, Ala.
Paul Conwill
AMORY – Paul Rainey Conwill, 86, died on Friday, March 23, 2012, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 11, 1925, in the Carolina community, to Ira Eugene and Jessie Lee Black Conwill.
A lifelong resident of the Carolina Community, he attended schools in Carolina and Fulton. He honorably served with D Company, 275th Infantry, 70th Division in the European Theater for 16 months, 1944 to 1946, as a corporal. His group was known as The Trail Blazers and his favorite means of transportation was his jeep, The Mississippi. He worked at Rockwell International and retired from Tecumseh in 1992. He was a member of Cason Baptist Church. A loving father who loved life, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, farming and Gospel music.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Buddy Rushing and Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in Wiygul Cemetery.
He is survived by his sons, Paul Eugene “Gene” Conwill (Gail) and James Lee “Jimmy” Conwill (Sylvia), both of Carolina Community; grandchildren, Angela Conwill Wright (Steve), Jessica Conwill and fiancampé, Brian Coker, James Anthony “Tony” Conwill and his fiancampée, Amanda Christopher, Christopher Lee “Chris” Conwill (Amy), Teresa Stricklen (Mark) and Angela Hardin (Danny); great-grandchildren, Zoey Lynn Conwill, Madalyn Lane “Maddy” Christopher, Cody and Kennedy Dye and Victoria and Rebekkah Stokes; daughter-in-law, Doty Conwill Stokes; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Frances Deason Conwill and Katherine Ashcraft Conwill; son, Joseph Lonnie “Shorty” Conwill; sister, Ozema Conwill Cody; and brothers, Lenord and Earnest Conwill.
Pallbearers will be Tony, Chris, Thomas, and Johnny Conwill,Johnny Carrol Brown, Phillip Lindsey, and Mike West. Honorary pallbearers will be C.B. Bickerstaff, Dr. Bill Rogers, the staff at Golden Living Center, and the staff at Gilmore Memorial RMC.
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.
John Boone Jr.
BOONEVILLE – John “Trip” Boone Jr., 52, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of Booneville.
Memorial services with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Southaven Community Center in Southaven. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. until the services Saturday at the Southaven Community Service Center.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
George Lyons Sr.
TUPELO – George Thomas Lyons Sr., 73, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at The Meadows in Fulton. He was born in Lee County on June 19, 1938, to William Thomas and Anne Marie Hipps Lyons. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served in the SAC, Maintenance Squadron. He was a self-employed car dealer for many years. He was an avid collector, loved flea markets, estate sales and enjoyed people, especially the time he spent with his fellow car dealers playing cards.
Services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues. Burial will be in Andrews Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Lyons, of Mantachie; three children, Sharon Kay Palmer of Mantachie, George amp”Sonnyamp” Lyons Jr. (Ann) of Tupelo and Sandra Denise Young of Mooreville; two step-daughters, Jennifer McCarter of Mantachie and Karen Rogers (Murray) of Guntown; one sister, Debra Aaron (Bill) of Houlka; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; the mother of his children, Shirley Lyons; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Elmo and James Lyons.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.