Obituaries November 2, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Larry Clay Mask
PONTOCOLA – Larry Clay Mask, 52, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born in Pontotoc Hospital on Oct. 1, 1960, to Clay and Mary Lucille Coggins Mask. A lifelong resident of the Pontocola Community and a l978 graduate of Shannon High School, he was the owner/operator of Mask Farms. He and his family farmed cotton, corn, soybeans and wheat in Chiwappa Bottom as well as in the Mississippi Delta. He loved the land and all its produce and especially enjoyed this time of the year, harvest time. A member of Calvary Baptist Church in Shannon, he enjoyed hunting in younger days, going to auctions and equipment sales, watching his crops grow and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and many beloved friends in the Shannon/Pontocola areas.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. George Allen and Bro. James Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Mask Family Plot at Pontocola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Saturday.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Wanda Sue Plunkett Mask of Pontocola, whom he married Sept. 5, 1980; two daughters, April Mask Mallette and Crystal Mask Patterson; his son, Clay Mask (Andrea), all of Pontocola; five grandchildren, Zachary, Abbygale and Brayden Patterson, Landon and Ansly Mallette; his sister, Linda Collins (Huey) of Old Union; and his mother-in-law, Mamie Plunkett of Nettleton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, James Farris Mask; his two sisters, Lora Mask Duffie and Lanise Mask Hancock; his father-in-law, Horace Plunkett; and his brother-in-law, Donny Plunkett.
Pallbearers will be Cody Hancock, Jeff Mask, Jody Box, Jason Pannell, Paul Wayne Brown and Ricky Mask. Honorary pallbearers will be his co-workers on Mask Farms: Samuel “Doc” Ezell, Charlie Brown and Aaron Fleming, Bo Reed, Kenny Sullivan and all his farming and auction buddies.
Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 163 CR 375, Shannon, MS 38868.
Condolences may be emailedto hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Ursula Cullin
SALTILLO – Maria Ingeborg Ursula Cullin, 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services Sunday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1305 Lawhon Drive, Tupelo, MS 38801.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Keenah Dye
NEW ALBANY – Keenah Cherie Keys Dye, 50, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1962, in New Albany to Ruby Lee Wade Keys and the late George W. Keys. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University and a BSN/nursing degree from University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove M.B. Church in New Albany with the Rev. James W. Dye officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband of 27 years, Rickey Dye; children, Charissa Moree Dye and Trinity Logan Weslee Dye; mother, Ruby Lee Wade; one brother, Carl Slocum of Milwaukee, Wis.; a special sister-in-law, Carolyn Dye Spight; and two nephews, Ken Spight and Be’Nard Spight, all of New Albany.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the church. The body will lie in repose at the church for one hour prior to service time Saturday.

Polly Stroup
TUPELO – Pauline Anne Borden Stroup, 71, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility after an extended illness. She was born April 23, 1941, in Okolona to E.L. “Son” Borden Jr. and Lois Anne Hansell Borden. She was a graduate of Okolona High School and earned her degree from the University of Mississippi, where she was a Chi Omega Sorority member. After living in Memphis, she married her husband of 30 years, W.L.”Bill” Stroup III. She moved to Tupelo where she was an avid supporter of tourism and was manager of the Elvis Presley Birthplace for five years. She served on the Board of Directors for the Tupelo Convention Visitors Bureau for over 20 years, as well as being a current member of the Board of Directors for Faith Haven. She was a lifelong Episcopalian, a longtime member of Daughters of the King at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Tupelo, and a former member of Episcopal Church Women’s Group. She had many friends and was a devoted wife and mother.
A celebration of life service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Tupelo. Interment will follow in the church columbarium. Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the church parlor.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Stroup of Tupelo; two daughters, Lee Anne Ramsdell of Memphis and Anna Patrick Stroup of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Joseph E. Wiygul of Memphis; her brother, Lee Hansell Borden of Oxford; and two granddaughters, Polly Anne Ramsdell of Memphis and Caroline Katherine Tracy of Nashville, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be made to All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 608 W. Jefferson St., Tupelo, MS 38804 or Faith Haven Inc., P.O. Box 835, Tupelo, MS 38802.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@cocmast.net.

Anita Hayes
BOONEVILLE – Anita Lynn Hayes, 62, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born June 15, 1950, in Memphis. She was a store manager, restaurant owner and independent salesperson. She was a member of Carolina United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Kerry Powell officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
She is survived by a son, Wesley Hammonds of Atoka, Tenn.; a sister, Lourine Gullett of Booneville; a grandson, Jacab Wilson of Booneville; a daughter-in-law, Tamee Sparks of Booneville; and nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews and one great-great-nephew.
She was preceded in death by a son, Roy Sparks; parents, Guy and Grace Counce; and a sister, Kathleen Roberts.
Pallbearers are Kevin Crump, Greg Shelton, Kevin Keller, Bryson Edge, Justin Aycock and Trevor King.
Memorials may be made to Carolina United Methodist Church, 2001 Ninth St., Booneville, MS 38829.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
Ray McGhee
ABERDEEN – Ray E. McGhee, 68, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his residence in Aberdeen. He was born April 23, 1944, to Evans D. McGhee and Elaine Brewer McGhee in Aberdeen. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County. He graduated from Aberdeen High School and attended Itawamba Junior College. He retired after 20 years at Vista Chemicals, where he was shift supervisor. He was a farmer and worked for Fowlkes Contracting. He was a member of Tranquil United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today Friday in Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen with Bro. Harrison UpShaw officiating. Burial will be in Tranquil Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Irvin McGhee of Aberdeen; one daughter, Carrie Householder (Keith) of Aberdeen; two sisters, Carolyn Fowlkes (Wayne) of Amory and Debra Ridings (Eddie) of Aberdeen; one brother, Billy D. McGhee (Barbara) of Aberdeen; one granddaughter, Madison Householder, and two grandsons, Dylan Householder and Tyler Householder.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Bubba McGhee, Jimmy Ray McGhee, Todd Irvin, Lonnie Williams, Brad Ridings, William Ridings, Gabe Irvin, Kirk Baker, Chris Baker and Keith Householder.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Aberdeen High School Class of 1962.
Memorials may be made to Tranquil United Methodist Church.
You can sign the register and send condolences online www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

Rickey Robinson
RIENZI – Rickey Earl Robinson, 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. He was born Aug. 29, 1955, to Winfred “Cotton” and Mary Maydene Pollard Robinson. He was a meat inspector for the state of Mississippi. He was a member of Rienzi Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at McMillan Funeral Home in Booneville with Bro. Donnie Davis officiating. Burial will be in Jacinto Church of Christ Cemetery.
Survivors are his wife, Wanda Lynn Robinson; three daughters, Corie Robinson, Christie (Chris) Basden and Candice (Jarret) Johnson; one sister, Paula (Joe) Price; three grandchildren, Callie Basden, Carleigh Basden and Jaxon Johnson; one niece, Kessie Price; and two nephews, Marshall Price and Jed Price, all of Rienzi.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Saturday at McMillan Funeral Home.
Condolences can be made at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.

Beckett Howorth Jr.
OXFORD – M. Beckett Howorth Jr., M.D., 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his home in Oxford. He was born in Memphis in 1922. He received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1946. He was Oxford’s first board-certified surgeon and helped establish the town as a medical center. He practiced surgery in Oxford until 1987. In retirement, he served as medical director of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Oxford. He married Mary Hartwell Bishop in 1944. She died in 2004.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church.
Survivors include five sons, David (Martha), Beckett III (Mary Hartwell), Richard (Lisa), Tom (Dorothy) and Andy; 12 grandchildren; one sister, Sev; a nephew, David Henton; four great-grandchildren; and his caregivers, Bertha Smith, Quanisha Williams, Bonnie Sheperd and Mary Ann Henderson.
He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Susan.
Memorials may be made to the Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 249, University, MS 38677 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
To sign an online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com.

Tommy Jones
BALDWYN – Tommy Jones, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home in Baldwyn.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
William White Sr.
ABERDEEN – William Clifton White Sr., 73, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Verona at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice Inc. Born April 18, 1939, in Aberdeen, he was a son of the late Sherman White Sr. and Myrtle White. He was a faithful member of St. Peter United Methodist Church where he was president of United Methodist Men and a member of the Administrative Board. He was a graduate of Aberdeen High School, a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of American Legion Post 212 of West Point. He retired from B&W of West Point, where worked as a welder for many years. An avid sports fan, he loved football, baseball and basketball, and enjoyed watching his favorite T.V. shows.
A celebration of life service with military honors will be at 1:p.m. Saturday at St. Peter United Methodist Church in Aberdeen with the Rev. Benjamin Wax officiating. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery in Amory. Darden and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by five sons, William White Jr. and Kenneth S. White, both of Minnesota, Keith White of Jackson, Kody Temple and Trevail Gandy, both of West Point; three daughters, Andrea T. (Anthony) Walker Burroughs of Jackson, Nivea Temple of West Point and Luciana Temple of Water Valley; one brother, Charles White of Charleston, S.C.; one sister, Patricia (Pat) Ewing of Aberdeen; four grandchildren; five aunts, Louise (John) Marshall and Bessie Mae Lynn, both of Amory, Hermion Ford of San Diego, Velma Jean Garner of Minnesota, St. Elmo Crawford of Detroit; a host of nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Teresa Strong of West Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two nieces, Orean Logan and Verlean Crawford Barnes; two uncles, Herbert “Golf Ball” Crawford and Oscar “Doll” Crawford.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today and the family hour 5 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services on Saturday.

Phillip Sparks
BELMONT – Phillip Gary Sparks, 59, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 23, 1953, in Mississippi. He was an electrician for 40 years. He enjoyed yard work, playing basketball with his grandkids and Alabama football.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Shawn Davis and Bro. Haskell Sparks officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery at Belmont. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are his wife, Tammy Sparks of Belmont; two children, Jamie Sparks (Kim) and Ginger McDowell (Erick), all of Belmont; his mother, Florene Sparks of Belmont; five brothers, Jimmy Sparks of New Site, Kelly Sparks, Paul Jack Sparks and Donnie Sparks, all of Belmont, and David Sparks of Florence, Ala.; two sisters, Barbara Jarnigan and Charlotte Hester, both of Red Bay, Ala.; and seven grandchildren, Jacob Sparks, Lakyn Sparks, Mason Sparks, Trey Sparks, Kendyl Sparks, Eli McDowell and Kaylee McDowell; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jerry and Eunice Ware.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Sparks.
Pallbearers will be Ben Guin, Jeff Ware, James Rivers, James McDowell, Wayne Gray, Ricky Credille and Daryl Chambers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont and until service time on Saturday.

Arista Nickell
SALTILLO – Arista Nickell, 29, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Dan Wilson Sr.
BOONEVILLE – Daniel Elvy “Dan” Wilson Sr., 83, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was born Sept. 22, 1929, in the Snowdown Community of Prentiss County and grew up there. He attended school at Snowdown, New Hope, Jacinto, Burton, and graduated from Holcut High School in 1948. He took courses in criminal justice in the first year of operation of Northeast Junior College. He was a lifelong member of Snowdown Church of Christ, serving as Sunday School teacher and parking coordinator. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he served a year of active duty in the military police and five years in the reserves. He graduated with honors from the Memphis Police Academy and was a Memphis policeman from 1955 to 1960. He later served three stints for a total of about nine years as a Booneville police officer. He served four years as Fifth District Justice of the Peace and eight years as a Prentiss County Sheriff’s Deputy. He was a route carrier for the Tupelo Daily Journal for about six years. He enjoyed reading and truck patching. He grew cabbage, pepper, cucumbers, okra and squash for the Tenn-Tom Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association. He also grew about an acre of sorghum each year.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Snowdown Church of Christ with Minister Don Green officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Snowdown Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by two sons, Danny Wilson and Ronny Wilson (Cindy), all of Booneville; a daughter, Sherry Floyd (Bob) of Booneville; a brother, James P. Wilson (Rita) of Tuscumbia, Ala.; eight grandchildren, Landon Wilson of New Orleans, D.E. “Dan” Wilson and Tyler Wilson, both of Booneville, Amber Dawn Wilson of Florence, Ala., Laura Crocker and Sara Crocker, both of Booneville, Matthew Rogers Stacks of Guntown and Patrick Rogers Stacks of Booneville; and a great-granddaughter, Eos Alexa Zee Suarez Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Gwen Jackson Wilson, in 2002; his parents, Robert P. and Leola Woodruff Wilson; four brothers, Joseph Cecil Wilson, W.E. “Ed” Wilson, Clayton Wilson and Lloyd Wilson; and three sisters, Ruby Bain, Nina Ruth Frost and Daisy Thornburg.
Pallbearers are members of the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department.
Honorary pallbearers are the nurses and CNA’s of Longwood Community Living Center.
Memorials may be made to Pine Vale Children’s Home, 1872 CR 700, Corinth, MS 38834.
The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to the service today.

Lillie Clay
WEST POINT – Lillie D. Clay, 63, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Dugan Nursing Home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Payne Chapel M.B. Church. Burial will be in West Point Memorial Gardens. 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.
Becky Watson
AMORY – Becky Watson, 65, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born on Dec. 9, 1946, in Amory, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Lola Bell Taylor Greenhill. She was a graduate of Amory High School, Class of 1965 and a graduate of Vaughn’s Beauty College. On March 9, 1968, she married Vernon Watson. Very caring about her customers, she owned and operated Becky’s Beauty Shop for 47 years. A Christian woman of deep faith, she was a member of Lifepointe Church and was always studying scripture. The cornerstone of her family, she loved and cared for her family, and enjoyed her grandchildren and reading.
She is survived by her husband, Vernon Watson of Amory; daughters, Missy Pickle (Chris) and Latitia Young (Patrick) of Amory; sisters, Dorothy Poore and Eva Moon of Amory; brothers, Sonny Greenhill (Jean) of Clinton and Doug Greenhill (Patsy) of Amory; grandchildren, Dylan and Tyler Young, and Taylor and Georgi Pickle; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Robbie Westbrook officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Greenhill, Chase Pruitt, Joe Wright, Jerry Carter, Jerry Watson and John Mark Howell.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Lifepointe Church, P.O. Box 165, Amory, MS 38821.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Frances Patterson
TUPELO – Frances Patterson, 66, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home in Tupelo. A native of Red Bay, Ala., she was born Oct. 5, 1946, to Elbert Floyd and Della Mae Burns Daniel. She lived in Tupelo since 1957, working at Daybrite Industries for 42 years. She enjoyed working in her yard, crocheting, and drawing. She loved her family and the time they spent together and she will be dearly missed by all of them.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Garland officiating.
Survivors include her daughter, Lysha Lentz (Kelly); sister, Annette Daniel Kelly; two grandsons, Steven Lentz and Austin Lentz; two nieces, Kim Kelly and Christi Shields; and her nephew, Mike Kelly, all of Tupelo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and the father of her daughter, Eugene Patterson.
Visitation will be noon to service time Saturday.
James Brown
ECRU – James Arthur “Pops” Brown, 84, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Community Hospice at Darlington Oaks in Verona. A native of Lee County, he was the son of Minnie Davis Wright. He was a faithful member of Cherry Creek M.B. Church in Ecru, where he served as an usher. He was a member of Garfield Masonic Lodge 61 PHA. He loved going to church, watching TV and ball games. He was retired from Mid-South Packers.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cherry Creek M.B. Church. The Rev. Corneilus Metcalf will officiate. Burial will be in Cherry Creek Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by six nieces and nephews, Earlie Cox, Minnie (Lonnie) Hooper and the Rev. Claude (Betty) Thomas, all of Tupelo, Bobbie Thomas of Chicago, Kathleeen (W.L.) Holman of Memphis and Andrew (Dorothy) Thomas Jr. of Highland, Ind.; a special nephew, the Rev. David (Phyllis) High of Pontotoc; and two special friends, William Howard Roberson and J.A. “Brunt” Roberson, both of Pontotoc.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lora Mae Ball Brown; and a brother and sister-in-law Andrew and Grace Thomas.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Loretta Howard
TUPELO – Loretta Howard, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany.
Margle Leathers
BALDWYN – Margle Leathers, 90, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was a self-employed upholsterer. She was a Baptist.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Irvin officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
She is survived by two daughters, Majell Tomlinson (Charles) of Walnut and Betty Swan (John) of Guntown; four sons, Johnny Torrence (Libby) of Athens, Ala., Jimmy Torrence (Bettye) of Saltillo, Billy Torrence (Sue) of Baldwyn and James Robert Maxcy (Betty) of Guntown; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Jack Leathers; parents, Larry and Lena Hill Wigginton; grandson, Jimmy D. Torrence; and four sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Johnny Follett
WALNUT – Johnny Blake Follett, 51, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at his home in Walnut.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Community Pentecostal Church Cemetery. Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Annie Sandlin
MILWAUKEE – Annie Hereford Sandlin, 94, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Froedtret Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee. She was formerly of Pontotoc. She was a member of East Baptist Church and the widow of Frank Sandlin Jr.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at East Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon May and Carolyn Carter, both of Milwaukee; two sons, Thurstos Sandlin and Floyd Sandlin, both of Beloit, Wis.; and 19 grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Carothers Jr.
OXFORD – James Carothers Jr., 60, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Burial will be in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the church.

Frederick Sykes
ABERDEEN – Frederick J. Sykes, 53, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen.
Barnett Cathey
MEMPHIS – Barnett Cathey, 49, formerly of Byhalia, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Strickland United Methodist Church in Byhalia. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum & 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 11 to 11:55 a.m. Saturday.

Kathleen Goodman
GLEN – Kathleen Hester Rushing Goodman, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her granddaughter’s home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Corinth. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to service time today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net.

William Putnam
ABERDEEN – William Charlie Putnam, 32, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.