Obituaries May 17, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Carl W. Young
TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Carl Willard Young, 92, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his residence in Tuscumbia, Ala., after a lingering illness. Mr. Young was born in the Brewer Community of Lee County on Feb. 7, 1921, to Orie Lee Young and Okla Sutphin Young. He grew up in Brewer and attended the public schools there. He answered the call to serve his Country during World War II, serving in the 1st Calvary Division of the U.S. Army. Three years, three months and two days later, he received an honorable discharge and returned to his native Lee County where he was employed by Reed’s Manufacturing. In l958, he and his family moved to the Tuscumbia, Ala., area where he became affiliated with Young Welding Supply Co. in Sheffield. He retired many years later as a master salesman. Carl was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Tuscumbia, where he served on the House and Grounds Committee. He was an avid conversationalist, enjoyed visits with friends and family, and was a woodworker, specializing in building doll beds for his family and the area children.
A service celebrating his life with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. today, Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Barrett Long officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Itawamba County. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time only today.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hill Young of Tuscumbia, whom he married July 13, l946; a daughter and his primary caregiver, Janice Young Cross (John) of Decatur, Ala.; a son, Carl F. Young of Alcoa, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Daniel Cross, U.S. Navy, Andrew Cross, U.S. Marines, Courtney Young Bailey (Josh) and Amanda Young Davis (Robert); his sister, Nettie Phillips Stone of Palmetto; a special nephew, Robert “Buddy” Young Sr. of the Brewer Community; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Vora B. Young, Milton Lee Young, Dewdrop Murphy, Sam Young and an infant.
Pallbearers will be Mark Meredith, John Cross, Neal Dorroh Jr. Lewis Frazier III, Luther Frazier and Bobby Young.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfunerladirectors@comcast.net.

Ken Antonitis
TUPELO – Kenneth William “Ken” Antonitis, 89, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Leeper Greenhouse at United Methodist Senior Services in Tupelo. Born March 5, 1924, in Westville, Ill., as the only child of William and Julie Antonitis, he grew up in the greater Chicago area where, in early life, he was known as “Beans” to his family and friends. Ken served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in Italy. In l974, he moved his family to Tupelo with the advent of the FMC Corporation, where he retired from the purchasing department. He enjoyed his longtime affiliation with the FMC family, especially the Retired FMC group. Ken was a longtime active member of the St. James Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He and his late wife, Theresa, were volunteers for Meals on Wheels. Ken was a quiet man of strong stature and presence. He enjoyed yard work and fishing in early life.
Funeral mass will be recited at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at St. James Catholic Church with Father Lincoln Dall and Father Henry Shelton presiding. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with a Rosary recited at 8 p.m. Holland-Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with all arrangements.
Survivors include his daughter, Nancy A. Bowen and husband, Bill, of Tupelo; daughter-in-law, Rita Antonitis of Evergreen Park, Ill.; his grandchildren, Michael P. Antonitis (Melanie) of Parker, Colo., Jason Antonitis (Heather) of Lamont, Ill., Kenneth H. Bowen (Tobi) of Tupelo and Katie Cyr (Alain) of Ottowa, Canada; his great-grandchildren, Mason Miller, Bennett A. Antonitis and identical twins, Lea and Lydia Bowen. Ken was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 64 years: Theresa Johnson Antonitis, who died May 27, 2011; a son, Bill Antonitis, who died Jan. 11, 2013; and a granddaughter, Julie Bowen, on Dec. 17, 2009; and many of his associates from the opening of the FMC plant in Tupelo as well as his brothers and sisters from St. James in his 39-year association with the Parish.
Pallbearers will be Michael Antonitis, Jason Antonitis, Kenneth Bowen, Sims Reeves, Tony Foster and James Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be the Knights of Columbus.
Memorials may be made to the Kathleen Mitts Scholarship Fund, c/o St. James Catholic Church, P.O. Box 734, Tupelo, MS 38802; or to United Methodist Services Senior Fund for the Green Houses, 2800 West Main St., Tupelo, MS 38801.
Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Sara Hall
NETTLETON – Sara Laney Hall, 66, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center as the result of a house fire. She was born on Oct. 17, 1946, in Lee County to Mitchell Neal and Sarah Dale Booth Laney. She was a lifelong resident of Nettleton, a factory worker and a member of Limestone Baptist Church. She enjoyed being with her dog, Toby, making people laugh and spending time with her family.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton with the Rev. Wayne Higgins officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, James Hall of Nettleton; one daughter, Emily Coggin of Nettleton; one son, Jeff Coggin (Kay) of Auburn, Ala.; one brother, Mickey Laney (Nancy) of Nettleton; two grandchildren, Kody and Brandon Coggin, both of Auburn, Ala.; and one nephew, Neal Laney (Masha) of Nettleton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a special niece, Lori Laney Goode.
Pallbearers will be Neal Laney, Mason Laney, Cole Goode, Billy Kennedy, Cody Coggin and Brandon Coggin.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. today and will continue from 9 a.m. until time for services Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the NMMC Inpatient Hospice, 422-A E. President St., Tupelo, MS 38801.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry and send condolences to www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

James Lay
SOUTHAVEN – James Earl “Bone” Lay, 60, formerly of Holly Springs, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Comfort CME Church at Waterford. 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 6 p.m. today with a family hour from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in repose at the church from 9 to 9:55 a.m. Saturday.

Donna Jeter
RIPLEY – Donna K. Jeter, 66, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
To sign the online guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Willie Clardy
MICHIGAN CITY – Willie Earl Clardy, 61, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home in Michigan City.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sims Chapel M.B. Church in Michigan City. 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 6 p.m. today with a family hour from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The body will lie in repose at the church from 1:30 to 2:25 p.m. Saturday.

Mary Simmons
NEW ALBANY – Mary Etta Simmons, 88, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Union County Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by United Funeral Service.
Leave condolences online at www.unitedfuneralservice.com.
Tammy Dyer
SMITHVILLE – Tammy Rhena Thompson Dyer, 46, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory. Born Sept. 10, 1966, in Amory, she was a daughter of David Thompson and the late Linda Barrett Thompson. She attended Amory and Hatley schools and she was a homemaker. Passionate about her family, she enjoyed spending time with them, especially her two daughters, Nicki and Sierra. She was a Baptist and she enjoyed flower gardening.
A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Mike Tucker and Bro. Danny Carl Burks officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Survivors include a special friend, Donald Thompson of Smithville; two daughters, Nicki Leech of Smithville and Sierra Dyer of Amory; her father, David Thompson of Amory; two stepsons, Blake Thompson and Brady Thompson both of Amory; one brother, Brad McCormick of Amory; four grandchildren, Jami Nicole Reeder, Chloe Kathleen Reeder, William Jarrett Carithers and Easton Blake Thompson; and nieces and nephews, Samantha McCormick, LaCreshia McCormick and Destiny Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by her mother; grandmother, Willo Dean Barrett; and grandfather, Travis Barrett.
Pallbearers will be T.C. Noe, Joey Henry, John Montgomery, Koby Dyer, Justice Dyer, Austin James, Eliot Price and Dennis Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Yancy Dyer, Bill Leech, Phil Leech, Clay Nelson, Donald Thompson and Todd Dyer.
Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
George Garrett
PONTOTOC – Monroe George Garrett, 66, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. A native of Pontotoc, he was the son of William and Bessie Mae Garrett. He was a member of McDonald United Methodist Church and a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War. He loved cooking, grilling, gardening, welding, building, spending time with his nieces and nephews, and telling stories about the Marines.
Services will be at noon, Saturday at Pontotoc Second Baptist Church. The Rev. Lawrence McKinzie will officiate. Burial will be in East County Line Cemetery in Houlka. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Delois Garrett of Pontotoc; one son, Alfonzo Badie of Pontotoc; one goddaughter, Samyia Brooks of Pontotoc; two godsons, Marcus Thomas of Pontotoc and Darron Farr of Jackson; two brothers, George Brown of Pontotoc and Thomas Garrett of Chicago; and two sisters, Annie Pearl Houston of Water Valley and Annie Clyde Walker of Oxford.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Oliver Hurt Jr.
Visitation is from 1 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hubert Wigginton
SMITHVILLE – Hubert Harrell Wigginton, 72, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory. Born June 28, 1940, he was a son of the late Hubert Edward and Cleo Dill Wigginton. He attended Smithville Schools. He had worked for John Manville Insulation, Wallard Aircraft, Eastern Airlines, was self-employed carpenter, and at the time of his retirement, he was working for Monroe County Electric Power Association. A man of faith, he was a member of the Bigbee Baptist Church and he enjoyed helping others. He was a cattleman and also enjoyed woodturning. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will be in the Pearce Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Desrosiers Wigginton of Smithville; three sisters, Marie Sanderson of Amory, Mildredge Kendrick of Smithville and Faye Pearson of Amory; one brother, James Wigginton of Smithville; nine nieces and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Sue Hathcock and Barbara Branham; and an infant brother.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Branham, Evan Branham, Bill Tacker, Kenny Gilmore, Robert Culpepper, Daniel Armstrong and Jim Wigginton.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Johnny Gann Sr.
AMORY – Johnny F. Gann Sr., 76, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born July 26, 1936, he was a son of the late William Bryant and Ludie Mae Smith Gann. He grew up in Amory, and graduated from Amory High School. Before becoming disabled, he worked at Mac’s Standard Station, Walker Manufacturing, and was a former constable and Justice of the Peace. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.With a deep love for the Lord and a great singing voice, he served as a song director at Faith Baptist Church for many years, including several other area churches. He enjoyed watching the Fulton Gospel Chanel, collecting pocket knives, fixing and repairing lawn mowers and bicycles.
He is survived by the mother of his two sons, Frances Gann of Amory; son, Johnny Gann Jr. of Amory; grandchildren, Courtney Gann Mills (Jamie), Ashley Gann Raper (Zach), Alan Todd Gann II (Meagan), Crystal Paige Gann Jones (Donald Jr.), Breanna Jean Gann and James Cordell Gann; great-grandchildren, Aliyah and Abbigail Mills, Dallas and Dakota Jones, and Landon Raper.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Alan Todd Gann I.
A celebration of life service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Wade Cook and Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in Haughton Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Michael Harlow, John Ritter, Jamie Mills, Joe Franke, Thomas Ritter and Donald Jones Jr.
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.
Eddie Mae Brown
GOLDEN – Eddie Mae Hutson Brown, 84, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was born March 20, 1929, in Tremont. She served as town clerk and secretary of Golden Water Association for 20 years. She also served as Mayor of Golden. She was a member of Golden Central Baptist Church.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Mickey Trammel and Bro. Shawn Davis officiating. Burial will be in Old Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Hodges, Ala. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont will be in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are her children, Danny Brown (Vickie), Kay Brown, Ronnie Brown (Janie), A.J. Brown (Barbara) and Sherry Brown; six grandchildren, Kevin Brown, Jarrod Brown, Matthew Brown, Katie Benefield, Kassi Rushing and Julianna Bostrom; seven great-grandchildren, Aidan and Ethan Benefield, Conner and Keagan Brown and Carter, Camyrn and Paige Brown; one brother, Carl Hutson (Dorothy); sister-in-law, Helen Brown Williams; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Brown, and her parents, A.E. Hutson and Willie Spence Hutson.
Pallbearers will be Harmon Davis, Graylon Cromeans, Kane Harris, Jackie Hastings, Chris Moore and David Moore.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont and until service time on Saturday.

Jerri Garrett
BALDWYN – Geraldine “Jerri” Garrett, 82, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of Baldwyn First Baptist Church. She graduated from Baldwyn High School in 1949. She married Sid Garrett on May 7, 1949. They lived a military life, retiring in 1971 in Lexington, S.C. She worked in retail. She had a passion for china and vases, and had an extensive collection of Gund and Lennox bears. She had a love for Charleston, S.C., being with family and friends, hiking the Smoky Mountains, and spending time with her niece, Jade Parker, who called her “Dean Dean.” She loved her Lord and led a faithful Christian life that she expressed to all who would listen.
Services will be at 6 p.m. today at Kesler Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Keith Williams and Bro. Stanley Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery. Kesler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one sister, Frieda Burleson of Baldwyn; and special nieces and nephews, Linda White, William Langston (Kay), Myra Emison, Scott Emison (Mallory), Kyle Emison (Jessica), Reed, Miles, Luke Emison, Bridgett Hendrix (Cody), Jade Parker, Aadyn Parker, Michael Miles, Brittany Miles and Lilly Hendrix.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sid Garrett; her parents, Alton and Raidie Miller; one brother, Robert A. Miller; five sisters, Jewell Morgan, Gladys Summers, Katie Jones, Cleo Miller and Fannie Mae Meadows.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until service time today.
Charles Brown
TUPELO – Charles E. Brown, 63, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at his home in Tupelo. He was born Dec. 9,1949, in Pontotoc to O’Zell and Rosie Brown. He was a wonderful brother and will be deeply missed.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Victory Temple Church. Pastor Willie G. Thornton will officiate. Burial will be in the Verona Cemetery. N.L. Jones Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by sisters, Cynthia White (James), Margaret (Paul) White and Stella (Earnest) Jones; brothers, Prentiss (Lula) Brown, Larry (Carrie) Brown and Dennis (Mary) Brown.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Williease Bell, Dollie Field, Emma Green, Johnny Brown and Melvin Brown.
The body will lie in repose at the church from noon to 12:55 p.m. Saturday.

Carolyn Cagle
DETROIT, Ala. – Carolyn Ann Cooper Cagle, 66, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham. She was born Nov. 24, 1946, in Marion County, Ala., to Dile Richard and Edith Ray Cooper. She was a 1965 graduate of Sulligent High School. She was a member of Detroit United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She worked many years as an inspector at the local garment plant. In her spare time she enjoyed cooking, tending to her flowers, gardening, word search games and crafts.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Detroit United Methodist Church. Bro. Dalton Eason, Bro. Matthew Weems and Bro. Billy Ray Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Carter Cemetery. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent, Ala., is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Ordis Cagle of Detroit, Ala.; sons, Rodney Cagle (April) of Detroit, Ala., Nathan Cagle (Georgia) of Tremont; daughter, Crystal Holland (Rusty) of Detroit, Ala.; grandchildren, Nicholas Cagle, Mackenzie Cagle, Riley Cagle, Tanner Holland and Emma Grace Holland; brother, Jerry Ray Cooper of Hamilton, Ala.; sister, Laraine Underwood (Leean) of Hamilton, Ala.; and special friends, Carolyn Edgeworth and Lana Rye.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister-in-law, Polly Cooper.
Pallbearers will be Rodney Cagle, Nathan Cagle, Rusty Holland, Nicholas Cagle, Roger Holland, Jerry Russell and Samuel Strickland.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at: www.ottsfuneralhome.net.

Billy Smith
BOONEVILLE – Billy Wayne Smith, 69, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 13, 1949. He was educated at Wick Anderson High School and he worked in construction. He was a member of Spring Hill M.B. Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill M.B. Church in Booneville with Pastor Bobby Jackson officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Annie Smith; special friend, Geraldine Pannell; daughter, Precilla White of Memphis; sons, Lorenzo A. Crockett, Nakia Crockett Sr., Dedrick Crockett, all of Booneville; siblings, James Triplett and Mick Triplett; grandchildren, Reggie Wells, Braxton Crockett, Marsenio Nunn, Naketra Crockett, Nakia Crockett Jr. and Maya McDonald; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe Smith and Gertrude Smith; siblings, Laverne Smith, John W. Smith, Bobbi Smith, Victoria Washington.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the church.

Simi Girley
MEMPHIS – Simi Martell Girley, 23, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Memphis. He was born April 22, 1990, in Ripley. He was a member of St. James Church of God in Christ in Ripley. He attended Ripley High School and Craigmont High School in Memphis. He was a former employee of Medegen in Memphis.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. James Church of God in Christ in Ripley. Superintendent Bernell Hoyle will officiate. Burial will follow in Saint Rest Cemetery in Ripley. Foster & Son Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his mother, Sheila (James) Brooks; his father, William Girley; five sisters, Avonnye and Nyesha Girley, Danielle Sherman, Jayla and Charis Brooks; four brothers, Devon Shead, Joshua and Marshun (Valarie) Brooks, and Trudarius Girley; grandparents, Nazareth Stancil, Mae Rean Girley, Christine (Rodger) Scullark, Nathan (Betty) Robinzine; his godparents, Rita Fay (Frankie) boyd; godsisters and godbrothers, Lakrisha and Franklin Boyd, Shamekia Bennett, Catarra Simmons and LaJuana Ellion; nieces and nephews, Kiara Smith, Kamil, Mya and Kentrale Brooks; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother and grandmother, Georgia Ellis.
Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today with the family hour from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to service time Saturday.

Lanelle Couch
GRENADA – Lanelle Wood Couch, 85, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. She was born Oct. 3, 1927, in Calhoun County. She was a florist and the former owner of Carroll-Black Flowers in Grenada. She was an active member of the Grenada Pilot Club and the Gideons Ladies Auxiliary. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Grenada, where she sand in the choir for many years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Grenada with the Rev. Michael Lee officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Grenada. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Elmer Joe Couch of Grenada; three sons, Billy Joe Couch (Gloria) of Memphis, Jimmy Couch (Alice) and Steve Couch (Rosemary), all of Grenada; one sister, Charlene Edmondson of Shannon; one brother, Sykes Wood (Janie) of Grenada; nine grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Ivy Baker Wood, and a sister, Oleda Wood Simpson.
Pallbearers will be Chris Couch, David Couch, Josh Couch, Andrew Fielder, Ricky Fielder and Will Frazier.
Visitation will be from noon to service time Saturday at the church.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.

Fannie Martin
HOLLY SPRINGS – Fannie Jean Jones Martin, 94, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her home in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Strawberry M.B. Church in Holly Springs. 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 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body
will lie in repose at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

Irene Walton
HOLLY SPRINGS – Irene Walton, 62, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at her home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in Holly Springs. Burial will be in Soul Cemetery at Mt. Teamer CME Church in Holly Springs.
Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today.

Emmett Dalton
RIENZI – Emmett Dalton, 79, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Corinthian Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Kenneth Wilbanks
WALNUT – Kenneth Harlin “Squirrely” Wilbanks, 72, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hatchie Chapel Church.
Burial will be in Hatchie Chapel Cemetery. Corinthian Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at the church.

Junior Priest
HOLLY SPRINGS – Junior Alonzo Priest died Wednesday, May 15,
2013, at Trinity Mission in Holly Springs.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. June 8 at Bluff Springs Baptist Church in Ashland. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.