Obituaries October 3, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Correction:
The officiating minister for the service for Barry Young Jr., which was published in Tuesday’s Daily Journal, has been changed. Officiating will be Bro. Junior Ritchie.

June Davis
HAMILTON – June Newell Davis, 76, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Oak Tree Plantation in Amory. She was born June 17, 1936, to Jasper Columbus Newell and Hazel Morrison Newell in Ecru. She was a lifelong resident of Hamilton, where she was a homemaker. She graduated from Hamilton School and Draughn’s Business College in Jackson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen with Bro. Tim McMillian officiating. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan Houk (Danny) of Hamilton and Janie Carol Streukens (John) of Cochrane, Alberta, Canada; one son, Bill Davis (Sheila) of Aberdeen; seven grandchildren, Tim Houk, Scott Houk, Josh Houk, Stacey Moore, Ashley Breaux, Nick Streukens and Haley Streukens; and five great-grandchildren, Isaac Houk, Ethan Andrew Houk, Molly Houk, William Houk and Braley Moore.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred Davis; one sister, Edith Newell; and one brother, Jay Newell.
Pallbearers will be Tim Houk, Scott Houk, Josh Houk, Brad Moore, Will Breaux and Brandon Davis.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
Sign the register and leave condolences online at www.tisdal elannmemorial.com.
Deborah Young
NETTLETON – Deborah West Young, 53, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Born on March 31, 1959, in St. Louis, Mo., she was a daughter of the late Helen Louise Davis West Patton and Harvey T. West. She attended Nettleton schools. On Sept. 19, 1975, she married Donny Young. Before becoming a homemaker, she worked at Stanley Hardware. Strong in her faith, she was a member of New Vision Worship Center. She always looked forward to spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren in their church drama performances. She enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, fishing, cleaning, and listening to gospel and country music.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Donny Young of Nettleton; daughter and caregiver, Brandy Pickle (Jeff) of Nettleton; son, Steven Young (Dawyon Johnson) of Nettleton; sisters, Janie Merrell (Roland) of Shannon, Mary Catt (James) of New Albany, Sherry White (Jody) of Detroit, Ala., Brenda Guyton (John) of Amory and Tammy Allen (Sam) of Amory; brothers, Harvey West (Tessie) of Amory, Keith West (Nancey) of Nettleton and Kenneth West (Rita) of Nettleton; grandchildren, Katlin Renfro, Summer Renfro, Austin Renfro, Jaslyn Young and Ayla Johnson, all of Nettleton; a host of nieces and nephews; and special friend, Sherry Jones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Young; stepdad, Bob Patton; sisters, Rebecca Sue West, Bonnie Lee West and Linda Faye West Haywood; brothers, Treyton and Darren Lewis West; father-in-law; and grandparents.
A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Jesse Strider and Bro. Vance Kimble officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Anthony West, Darrell Haywood, Tim Seller, John McDonald, David Westmoreland, Bobby Allred and Rick Matthews. Honorary pallbearers will be James Holloway, Roland Merrell and Danny Leach.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and continue until the service hour on Thursday.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
Hubert Prince Sr.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – James Hubert Prince Sr., 90, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home in Booneville.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Robert Wadin
SHANNON – Robert Edward Wadin, 67, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born May 31, 1945, in Somerville, N.J., to Reinhardt Adam Wadin and Hilda Mansch Wadin. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965. An accomplished writer, he had four books published during his lifetime. He was an avid history buff, stamp collector and enjoyed bike riding, dogs and all animals. He was a Methodist and a resident of Shannon for the past several years.
A memorial service with military honors will be at 10 a.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Henry officiating. Inurnment will be in the Lee Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Survivors include his brother, Jim Wadin, and a nephew, Andy Wadin, both of Lake Forest, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will follow after the service.
Memorials may be made to the Tupelo-Lee Humane Society.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.leememorialonline.com.
Sarah Palmer
BATESVILLE – Sarah Reed Palmer, 84, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday.
Timothy Sims
HOLLY SPRINGS – Timothy Sims, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at New Dimension Salt & Light Ministries of Holly Springs. Burial will be in Charity Hill Cemetery at Lake Center. Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frances Rhea
WEST POINT – Frances Uithoven Rhea, 95, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Montgomery, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home of West Point.

Faye Miller
BOONEVILLE – Flora Faye Miller, 82, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at her residence. She was born Jan. 17, 1930, in Tippah County. She was factory worker and she was a founding member of Lakeview Bible Church. She enjoyed sewing, growing flowers in her garden, listening to gospel music, and spending time with her family and church friends.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Johnny Hamblin and Bro. Terry Scott officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Eugene Miller and Anthony Miller (Karen), all of Booneville; two brothers, Jasper Prentiss (Altia) and Pete Prentiss (Eva), all of Booneville; two sisters, Dorothy Spencer (William) and Catherine Lewis (Noah), all of Booneville; and an aunt, Ruby Davis of Jumpertown.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Delmous Miller; her parents, William and Sarah Malinda Chaffin Prentiss; two sisters, Evelyn Thomas and Pearl Simmons; and a brother, James Prentiss.
Pallbearers are Wesley Spencer, James Prentiss Jr., Doug Prentiss, Alan Prentiss, Chris Prentiss and James Wilhite.
Billie Spradling
FULTON – Billie Sue Spradling died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Countrywood Plantation Assisted Living in Mantachie. She was born June 1, 1924, in the Ozark community to Jim and Amanda Weatherford Ivy. She was a member of East Fulton Baptist Church. She owned and operated Billie’s Beauty Shop for 50 years. She was an avid walker.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Grover Laird officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include two sons, Jackie Spradling (Janice) of Fulton and Billy T. “Butch” Spradling of Pontotoc; one sister, Aletha Kirksey of Tupelo; two grandchildren, Susan Sheffield (Derek) and Amanda Scruggs (Jay); and four great-grandchildren, Wes Sheffield, Christian Sheffield, Mack Scruggs and Mary Scruggs.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Turner Spradling, who died in 1992; her parents; six sisters, Rebecca Patton, Thelma Stedham, Evelyn Smith, Larue Waddle, Tabbie Walker and Inez Huddleston; and two brothers, Troy Ivy and Erskin Ivy.
Pallbearers will be Derek Sheffield, Wes Sheffield, Christian Sheffield, Jay Scruggs, Mack Scruggs, Stanley Joe Spradling, Ken Coleman and Gary Walker.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. until service time Thursday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Billie Spradling to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mcneecemorri sfuneralhome.com.

Billy Bowles Sr.
VARDAMAN – Billy Edward Bowles Sr., 73, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at his home. He was born June 5, 1939, in Calhoun County. He was a retired truck driver for International Paper. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and he loved his grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Taylor Cemetery in Vardaman with Bro. Sherman Adams officiating. Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ethel Taylor Bowles; two daughters, Angela (Kenneth) Coleman of Houlka and Christy (Daniel) Williams of Vardaman; one sister, Ann (Travis) Malone of Bruce; two brothers, Frank Bowles of Tennessee and Phillip (Gerri) Bowles of Tupelo; four grandchildren, Cody McClain, Lori McClain, Saige Williams and Baylee Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Edward Bowles Jr.; his parents, Herman A. Bowles and Alene Ramage Bowles; and a brother, Allen Bowles.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Williams, Kenny Coleman, Cody McClain, Robert McClain, Jerry McClain and Larry Long.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
Online condolences may be left at www.pryorfuneralhome.com
Bobby Holloway
PONTOTOC – Bobby Rex Holloway, 66, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired plumber, electrician and heavy equipment operator. A loving husband and father, he loved to hunt, fish and watch wrestling.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Bro. Benny Randolph and Bro. Wayne Ward officiating. Burial will be in Post Oak Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Mathis Holloway; his children, Terrena Dendy (Jason), Tina Swindle (Rickey), Pam Sneed (Barry), Debbie Williams (Jim) and Brad Holloway (Amanda); his father, Cortis Holloway; one brother, Rickey Hooker (Phyllis) and Johnny Holloway (Charlotte); and grandchildren, Tina Lynn Pace (Dennis), Rickey Lynn Swindle (Jennifer), Chris Duffie (Kayla), Kyle Holloway, Bailey Holloway, Autumn Carroll and Samantha Edwards.
He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Rex Holloway; his mother, Mavee Ferguson Hooker; his grandparents, Ona and Duey Holloway, and Connie and Morris Ferguson; and a brother, Jimmy Joe Holloway.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Holloway, Bailey Holloway, Rickey Lynn Swindle, Rickey Swindle, Chris Duffie and Dennis Pace.
Honorary pallbearers will be Horace Kitchens, Leo Mask, Randy Roberts, Calvin Ferguson, Calvin Swindle and Mason Jones.
Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. to service time today.

Mildred Smith
HAMILTON – Mildred Hale Smith, 98, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. She was born June 3, 1914, to Walter Morgan Smith and Lizzie Johnson Smith in Hamilton. She was a graduate of Hamilton High School and Jackson Commercial College in Jackson. She was a member of Hamilton Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school for several years. She was a kindergarten teacher for 20 years and retired as librarian from the Hamilton Library after 17 years.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at Center Hill Cemetery in Hamilton with Dr. Cheatham and Charles Caldwell officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen will be in charge of the services.
She is survived by her cousins.
Sign the register and leave condolences online at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.

Phyllis Mooney
BOONEVILLE – Phyllis Ann Mooney, 55, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Hamilton, Ala. She was born July 24, 1957, in Zion, Ill. She was a homemaker, and she was a Baptist. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Shane Eaton and Bro. Tim Blakney officiating. Burial will be in Blackland Cemetery.
She is survived by a son, Jason Lovell (Cammy) of Kossuth; a daughter, Melanie Riddle (Michael) of Booneville; two brothers, Richard Eaton of Hamilton, Ala., and David Holder of Booneville; a sister, Cathy Fleming (David) of Saltillo; and two grandchildren, Tyler Riddle of Booneville and Kaitlin Lovell of Kossuth.
She was preceded in death by her parents, W.E. and Irene Eaton Mayo Eaton.
Pallbearers are Roger Dickey, David Holder, Corey Shane Eaton, Michael Riddle, Brian Fleming and Shane Eaton.