Obituaries May 16, 2011

By NEMS Daily Journal

Hoyt Holley
FULTON – Hoyt Holley, 70, died May 15, 2011, at the Courtyard Nursing Home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Anna Rhodes
PONTOTOC – Anna Frances Roberts Rhodes, 73, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Myrtle to Aubrey Roberts and Dossie Moody Roberts. She was a retired pharmacy technician, a member of the Retail Clerks Union and a Bonne Bell beauty consultant. She was a member of West Heights Baptist Church in Pontotoc. Anne and Charles were charter members of Lakeview Baptist Church in Vermilion, Ohio, where Anne served as a Sunday school teacher and director of the Women’s Missionary Union.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany with Rev. Dan Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Glenfield Memorial Park. United Funeral Service of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Everett Rhodes of Pontotoc; a daughter, Gina (Dan) Ashline of San Antonio, Texas; a son, Jeffrey (Carla) Rhodes of Pontotoc; a sister, Annie Mae Canerdy of Tupelo; six grandchildren, Michael, Brooke, Abbie, Casey, Sean and Chad; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Daisy Fay Berryhill; and a brother, William Carol Roberts.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
For online condolences, visit unitedfuneralservice.com.

Robert Guyton
RIPLEY – Robert Guyton died May 15, 2011, at Darlington Oaks Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley.

A.C. Teffteller
ABERDEEN – A.C. Teffteller died Sunday, May, 15, 2011, at Aberdeen Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen.

Christi Orick
BELDEN – Chrystal Ann “Christi” Sheffield Orick, 34, died suddenly Thursday, May 12, 2011, in Verona. Christi was born in Amory on June 26, 1976, to Ricky Sheffield and Debra Parker. She lived most of her life in Lee County where she worked as a self employed home health aide. Christi was near completion of her nursing degree at ICC. She was a member of Burntfields Baptist Church. She had an outgoing personality, and she always had a smile on her face. She loved and revered her family and enjoyed shopping, swimming and music. She always approached life with a care giving spirit, and she treated everyone like her own family.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Wayne Thorn officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Mantachie. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Holland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her parents, Debbie Parker of Tupelo and Ricky Sheffield of Eggville; three sisters, Maria Flores (Chris) of Pontotoc, Jennifer Zepernick (Robert) of Mantachie and Shea Sheffield of Tupelo; a brother, Ricky Sheffield of Guntown; her grandmother, Mae Evelyn Sheffield of Fulton; her in-laws, Bill and Sylvia Arnold of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; her sisters-in-law, Andrea Morris (Jimmy) of Muscle Shoals, Ala. and Mandy Orick of Tupelo; and special friends, Randle aka “Dollface” and Kristen Eaton of Tupelo.
She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Breanna, Harmony and Madison Flores and Brianna, Corey, Kylie and Libby Zepernick, Taylor Cox and Cameron Scott; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gregory Orick on March 18, 2010; a sister, Misty Sheffield; and her grandparents, Basil Sheffield, Fluonia Bobo and Kelvis Parker.
Pallbearers will be Truman Lindsey, Max Senter, Jerry Wiggington, David Thomas, Johnny Kemp and Mark Bedford.
Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Sartain and Jason Cox.
Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Monique Elliott
TUPELO – Monique Lashea Elliott, 21, died May 10, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Feb. 7, 1990, to Arelanders Elliott and Lasonya Elliot. She was a native of Okolona, and she attended Verona public schools. She loved singing and will be remembered for her big smile.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Spring M.B. Church with Nollen Elzie officiating. Williams Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her parents; her grandmother, Ella Elliott of Okolona; her sister, Belinda Elliott of Tupelo; and her brother, Arelanders Elliott Jr. of Tupelo.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today. The wake will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today. All will be at the funeral home.

Allen Terry
PITTSBORO – Allen Wade Terry, 77, died May 14, 2011, at his home. He was born April 22, 1934, in Pittsboro. He was a retired farmer, and he served in the Army.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ron Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Bruce Cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Lisa Doss and husband, Davy of Bruce; two sons, Joey Terry of Pittsboro and Tommy Terry and wife, Gale of Crystal Springs; one sister, Annie Jean Snellings and husband, John of Bruce; four grandchildren, Eric Martin Terry (Abby), Elizabeth Terry, Laken Doss Hawkins (Justin) and Brooke Doss; and five great-great-grandchildren, Mattie Grace Hawkins, Jessie Marie Hawkins, Walker McGehee, Mari-Madeline McGehee and Lorelai McGeheee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marin Terry and Robbie Vaughn Terry; and his wife, Dorothy Baker Terry.
Pallbearers will be Charles Hubbard, Pate Hubbard, Archie McCormick, Douglas Parker, Andrew Snellings and Keith Snellings
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.

Dr. George Everett Jr.
OXFORD – Dr. George Alexander Everett Jr., 68, Professor Emeritus of German at University of Mississippi, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Born in Washington, D.C., Dr. Everett was a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church. Dr. Everett was the former director of the honors program at the University of Mississippi, where he was a mentor to his German and honors students. He was beloved by his students and family. Dr. Everett was an avid “Rock Hound” and enjoyed lapidary, the art of making jewelry from stones.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. John Semmes and Rev. Jonathan Scanlon officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Rena Noel Everett of Oxford; two daughters, Terry Everett of Atlanta, Ga. and Ellen Everett of Oxford; and one sister, Keren Wells of Oxford.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church.
Expressions of sympathy be made to First Presbyterian Church, 924 Van Buren Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.
To send an online condolence, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com.

John Bell
TUPELO – John Edward Bell, 30, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, in Tupelo from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.

Ellen Looney
COFFEEVILLE – Ellen M. Looney, 63, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.

Lynn Sewell
PONTOTOC – William Leonard “Lynn” Sewell, 63, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of Cherry Creek Baptist Church and a communication specialist for Chevron Oil Company. From 1990-2000, he was the owner and operator of the Cherry Creek Store. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving in the Navy.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Rev. Jimmy Russell officiating. Burial will be in Ecru Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, James and Laveda Sewell of Saltillo.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Laura Graddy Sewell; and his brother, James “Phil” Sewell.
Pallbearers will be Perry Lynn Sewell, Keith Reece, Lamar Bolen, Brad Sewell, Lane Tate and Jack Sewell.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Condolences may be offered at www.Browningpontotoc.com.

Carlos Fowler Jr.
VERONA – Carlos L. Fowler Jr., 70, died Thursday, May 12, 2011, at his home. He was born on Dec. 5, 1940, to Carlos and Early Dawn Fowler in Itawamba County. He was an auctioneer. He was an avid NASCAR fan and loved spending his time working on cars and attending local auctions.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lee Memorial Chapel with Bro. David Westmorland officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include four sons, Adam Fowler of Tennessee, Marty Fowler, Carlos L. (Renee) Fowler III and Ricky Fowler, all of Guntown; two daughters, Allison Parker of Rienzi and Becky (George) Winters of Guntown; one sister, Ruth Thorn of Nettleton; and a special nephew, John H. (Sherry) Fowler Jr. of Nettleton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma; his parents; and several brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be members of the family.
Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
For online condolences, visit www.leememorialonline.com.

Mary Peel
HOUSTON – Mary Alice Rhodes Peel , 76, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. She was born Dec. 25, 1934, in Chickasaw County to Roy Alton Rhodes and Minnie Ethel Brown Rhodes. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Houston and the Ladies Auxilary. She served as the librarian at the First Baptist Church for the last three years. She was retired from Trace Regional Hospital in Houston.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Houston with Bro Daniel Heeringa officiating. Burial will be in Chickasaw Memorial Gardens in Houston. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her two daughters, Debbie and Vicki Peel, both of Houston; two sons, Bill Peel (Emily) of Houston and Mark Peel (Leona) of Helena, Ala.; six grandchildren, Ashley Peel Brooks (John Paul), Ben Peel, Lindsey Peel, Colton Peel, Blaine Peel and Deidre Peel (John); three great-grandchildren, Steele Brooks, Case Brooks and Teaghan Sheehan; two sisters, Katherine May of Olive Branch and Pegge Parrish (Bob) of Houston; and one sister-in-law, Faye Rhodes of Starkville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Billy ” Peel Sr.; her parents, Roy Alton Rhodes and Minnie Ethel Brown Rhodes; and one brother, Roy Rhodes Jr.
Pallbearers will be Mike Peel, Jourdan Smith, John Paul Brooks, David Parrish, Dale Parrish and Bobby May.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o First Baptist Church, 201 West Madison St., Houston, MS 38851.
For online condolences, visit www.memorialfuneralhomehouston.com.

Mary Vaughn
AMORY – Mary A. Vaughn, 65, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Gilmore Memorial RMC. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Lizzie Aldridge
BALDWYN – Lizzie Smith Aldridge, 97, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Landmark Nursing Home In Booneville. She was a retired seamstress for Guntown Slacks. She was a member of Ingram Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was an avid rook and scrabble player.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Smith, Wallace Pannell and Bro. Charlie Ransier officiating. Burial will be in Ingram Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Beth Allen (Billy) of Baldwyn; brother, Athel Smith of Booneville; grandchildren, Pam Humphreys (Trey), Susie Melson (Jerry), Amanda Wallis (Keb), Steven Aldridge (Stacy) and Ray Aldridge; five great-grandchildren, Janna Humphreys, Sallie Humphreys, Wyatt Humphreys, Haley Aldridge and Justin Aldridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents, A.J. and Leora Greenhill Smith; her husband, Aurmour Aldridge; and son, Lowery Aldridge; one sister; and four brothers.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Edith Estes
STARKVILLE – Edith Reed Estes, 88, formerly of Ripley, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Oktibbeha County Regional Medical Center. Edith was born Aug. 31, 1922, to James Lytle and Pearl Goolsby Reed of Falkner. She married Hiram Guy Estes Oct. 17, 1947, and they resided in Tippah County’s Shady Grove Community for more than 50 years. Edith taught science for 34 years and treasured every student throughout her career. She loved hearing from former students and reminiscing about the good times in life. One of the happiest events of her life was becoming a “grannie” to her four grandchildren, who loved her with all their hearts. She will be remembered for her hard work, love for others and enjoying the small joys of life.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Jay Street officiating. Burial will be in Little Hope Cemetery. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her two daughters, Nancy Williams (Ed) and Beth Estes of Starkville; two granddaughters, Ellen Haas (Ernest) of Stuart, Va. and Laura Smith (Stephen) of Moundsville, Ala.; one grandson, Ben Williams of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Ruth Coskrey of Starkville; and Martha Lindsey of Falkner; two brothers, Carl Reed and Larry Reed of Gunter, Texas; and many nieces, nephews and in-laws.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram; her parents, James Lytle and Pearl Reed; one daughter, Judy Rose Estes; one grandson, Austin Williams; one brother, James Lytle Reed Jr.; and two sisters, Lila Benton and Lillie Reed.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Gifts from Judy, DCI of Middle Tennessee, Attn: Beth Henderson, 1633 Church Street Suite 160, Nashville, TN 37203 or to a favorite charity of choice.

Mildred Price
BOONEVILLE – Mildred Price, 95, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.