Obituaries October 4, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Jean Moore
BRISTOL, Wis. – Jean “Maw Maw” Moore, 69, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. She was born May 30, 1943, to Eulon and Sarah Hutcheson. She was a former resident of Winthrop Harbor, Ill. She married Bobby Moore on March 17, 1959. She has been employed at Rolling Hills Manor in Zion, Ill. Prior to that she was an employee of the Zion Cookie Factory for many years. During her time in Winthrop Harbor, she was a volunteer for the Winthrop Harbor VFW.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Walton Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Tammy (Roger) Stried of Bristol, Wis.; her son, Randy (Kristi) Moore of Round Lake, Ill.; grandchildren, Wes (Tara) Snow, Melissa Snow, Lauren Moore, Kyle Zabresky and Brittany Moore; great-grandchildren, Jared, Colton and Claryssa; brother, Millard Evetts of Corinth; daughter-in-law, Patricia Moore of Winthrop Harbor; and nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Moore, in 1995; a son, Bobby, in 2010; a brother, Garvin Evetts; and her parents.
Online condolences can be expressed at
Lee Moss
HOULKA – Thomas Lee Moss, 39, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at his home. He attended South Pontotoc, where he graduated with special honors and was a member of Who’s Who Among American Leaders. He then furthered his education at Itawamba Community College. He worked in the purchasing department at North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc for five years. He received an award for Outstanding Employee of the Year at the Pontotoc Hospital. He wrote poetry and had composed a book of his poems. A devoted and loving husband and father, he loved spending time with his daughter, Alexa, until becoming so ill. He was a good and loving person and a friend to everyone he met. He enjoyed hunting, cooking and helping people.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Pastor Murray Galloway officiating. Burial will be in Baldwin Memorial Garden.
Survivors include his wife, Gena Moss; his daughter, Alexandra Gabrielle Moss; his father and stepmother, Charles and Wilma Moss; brother and sisters, Ken Moss (Cynthia), Michael Moss (Renae), Tracy Boland and Tammy Browning; three nieces, Kendra Moss, Hannah Moss and Natalie Carter; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Shook Moss; and his grandparents, John and Opal Moss, and Olen and Dorothy Shook.
Pallbearers will be James Galloway, Keith Hodum, Jonathan Moss, Rusty Purdon, Gary Purdon and Daniel Purdon.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to service time Friday.

Lois Wood
NEW ALBANY – Lois E. Wood, 81, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by United Funeral Service in New Albany.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dorothy Reeves
WREN – Dorothy Reeves, 77, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Golden Living Nursing Center in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.
Thomas Bollinger
BRUCE – Thomas Eugene Bollinger, 76, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born April 20, 1936, in Calhoun County. He was a member and deacon at Parker Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Mid South Marketing in Bruce.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with Bro. Billy Hill officiating and Bro. Paul Morris assisting. Burial will be in Bruce Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Emily Dale Bollinger of Bruce; three daughters, Kimberly Bollinger, Melissa Jan Bollinger and Jessica Dawn Bollinger, all of Bruce; two sons, Keith Sennett Bolllinger and Karl Scott Bollinger, both of Bruce; a sister, Sally Ann Blount of Banner; a brother, Dewey Ray (Virginia) Bolliner of Bruce; and two grandsons, Dustin Vance of Columbus and Casey Vance of Bruce.
He was preceded by his parents, Thomas Watson Bollinger and Hazel Morgan Bollinger; and a daughter, Tommie Jan Bollinger.
Pallbearers will be Terry Joe Blount, Anthony Bollinger, Eddie Bollinger, John Bollinger, Jahew Harrelson, Chase Rimmer, Casey Vance and Dustin Vance.
Honorary pallbearers will be Derek Brown, Zac Buchanan, Kenneth Phelps, Jason Sennett and the deacons of Parker Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Online condolences can be left at

Permela Muffi
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Permela June Muffi passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at St Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City, Mo. She was married to James V. Muffi of Tupelo.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Mortuary Chapel in Joplin, Mo.
Memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Cancer Foundation.
Hubert Prince Sr.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – James Hubert Prince Sr., 90, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich. He was born Aug. 13, 1922, to Clifton Garrett and Nora Lee Stevenson Prince. He was retired from General Motors. He served in the U.S. Army Occupation Forces in Japan after World War II.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jacinto Church of Christ with Bro. Tommy Wright officiating. Burial will be in Jacinto Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Adrean of Waterford, Mich., and Kimberly Ann Prince of Starkville; one son, James H. Prince Jr. of Traverse City, Mich.; two sisters, Lurline Wright of Booneville and Martha Jean Collins of Corinth; three grandchildren, Jamie Sue Prince, Chris Dean Adrean and Jeffrey Scott Adrean; and seven great-grandchildren, Logan Michael Hartz, Hayley Mattie Hartz, Meryl Anne Adrean, Vaughn Scott Adrean, Gwen Lidan Prince, Shawn Xuenan Prince and Cally Xiaodi Prince.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Marie Harville Prince; parents; two sisters, Hazel Bain and Esther Quay Maness; one brother, J.W. Prince; and one grandson, Matthew Robert Prince.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and until 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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Tommy Earl Hale
GOLDEN – Tommy Earl “Bud” Hale, 90, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont. Burial will be in Belmont City Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Frances Rhea
WEST POINT – Frances Uithoven Rhea, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at her daughter’s home, in Montgomery, Ala. She was born Nov. 24, 1916, in Clay County to Frances Duran Beard and Dr. Jan Uithoven. She was a homemaker and a member of the West Point Church of God. She married Charles Frank Rhea Sr. on Sept. 13, 1935, in West Point. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2008. She loved the Lord, her husband, her family and her friends.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Homer Rhea Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Vickers (Bobby) of Tupelo and Judy Rhea Barco of Montgomery, Ala.; one son, Charles Frank Rhea Jr. of Hartselle, Ala.; six grandchildren, Larry Vickers, Angela Lewis (Thor), Chris Rhea, Leigh Ann Rhea-West (Brian), Shannon Barco and Jason Barco; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Barco, Shannon Barco, Thor Lewis, Drew Lewis, Chris Rhea and Robert “Red” Rhea. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. T.N. Braddock and Dr. Robert T. Lott.
Memorials may be made to the West Point Church of God, 1330 N. Eshman Ave., West Point, MS 39773.
Visitation will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. Friday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneral

James Kyle Jr.
CORINTH – James W. Kyle Jr., 66, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Corinth Church of God Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Billie Spradling
FULTON – Billie Ivy 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. today 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 continue from 7 a.m. until service time today 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

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