Obituaries October 8, 2012

By NEMS Daily Journal

Mac McVey
OCEAN SPRINGS – Melvin “Mac” McVey, 70, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the Elks Lodge 2501 and Mosaic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy Gum of Ocean Springs; his daughter, Kimberly Marie Bell of Ocean Springs; his son, Brian (Rebecca) McVey of Ocean Springs; sisters and brothers, Carolyn (Bill) Fuerstenburg of Janesville, Wis., Peggy (Michael) Land of Navarre, Fla., Wanda (Smith) Brown of Booneville, Gary McVey of Booneville, Edwin (Sherry) McVey of Cooter, Mo., and Martha Owens of Houston; one granddaughter, Jordan Ashley Bell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Herman and Ellen Mize McVey.
Memorial services were held Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to: Angel Flight at www.angelflight.com or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.
View and sign the register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com.

Susie Nash
RIENZI – Susie Nash, 88, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Cornerstone Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Funeral Home.

Danny Smith
AMORY – Danny J. Smith, 54, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at the Community Hospice in Verona. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.
Allie Shields
BOONEVILLE – Allie Bennett Shields, 97, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at home. She was born on April 15, 1915, to G.W. and Lura Denson Bennett. She was number six of 10 children. All were born at home on the Sanders Farm near New Site. At age 19, Allie married Marshal Shields on Dec. 23, 1934. They were married 45 years until his death on Nov, 27, 1979.
She was also affectionately known as MaMa to a large group of young men and women who often visited her and received love from her. She was the 16th member of East Booneville Baptist Church. She was a member of the oldest ladies SS class and they would jokingly say that when they are promoted to another class, it will be in Heaven. She received her promotion this week.
She loved working in her yard and always had the most beautiful flowers on her street. She also enjoyed sitting outside in her swing in the afternoons.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2012 at McMillan Funeral Home with Brandon Nunley and Ronald Michael officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by her son, Tommy (Linda) Shields; one sister, Dewdrop Shields; one brother, Clarence Bennett; two grandsons, Jamie (Alicia) Shields and Johnny (LaVaile) Shields; four great-grandchildren, Ali Beth and John Rylan Shields, Channing and Logan Barkley, all of Booneville.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Evie Boren, Rosie Vandevander and Marie Odom; and two brothers Carlton and Harold Bennett.
Visitation is until service time today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.

Sue Parker
WOODLAND – Sue Jean Newby Parker, 77, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Webster General Hospital in Eupora. She was born May 4, 1935, in Tippah County to Thomas Lester Newby and Willie Mae Barnes Newby. She was a Methodist.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
She is survived by her two sons, Billy Moore of Houston and Donald Moore of Houston; three grandchildren, Steven Moore, Nancy Moore and Bobby Moore; five great-grandchildren, Haley Moore, Makayla Byars, Deanna McGrew, Kimberly McGrew and Daniel McGrew Jr.; one great-great-grandson, Jacob Owens; and one brother, Thomas Newby of Memphis, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her husband Albert Parker; her parents; and one daughter-in-law, Mary Moore.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time today.
For online condolences register at memorialfuneralhomehouston.com.
Terry J. Helms Jr.
SHANNON – Terry J. Helms Jr., 80, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 20, 1931, in Webster County, to Terry Emmett Helms and May Putnam Helms. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, retiring with the rank of Corporal. In l950, he married Mary Alice Baker and to this union were born two sons. She died in l984. On Nov. 16, 1986, he married Mary Lee Francis, longtime Shannon City Clerk. He was a self-employed entrepreneur having owned and operated Helms Parts Exchange before retirement. Previously, he was employed by J. J. Rogers, Mid-South Packers and Super Sagless. He was a member of the American Legion Post 49 and Tupelo Masonic Lodge No. 318. He enjoyed life to the fullest, laughter, all things Shannon and was a vivid engaged storyteller and a friend to many.
A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. today at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Chris McAlilly officiating. Steve Holland will deliver the eulogy. Private burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Helms of Shannon; two sons, Dale Helms (Lynn) of Tupelo and Jeff Helms (Brianne) of Shannon; his stepchildren, Kathy Priest (friend, Mike Simmons) of Shannon, Kenny Collier (Cindy) of Pontotoc and Lee Collier (Andrea) of Shannon; his grandchildren, Mary Beth, Corey, Patrick, Reece, Kristen, Will, Mattie, Mia, Randy, Reagan, Andrew and Amanda; and his brothers, Emmett Helms of Horn Lake and Tommy Helms (Evelyn) of Ringgold, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Alice Helms; and a sister in law.
Pallbearers will be Bill Vaughan, Larry Williams, Ricky Mask, Jamey Burrow, Bobby Carnathan and Brannon Griggs. Honorary pallbearers are the breakfast club from Griggs Grocery.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time today at the Tupelo Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Shannon United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1, Shannon, MS 38868 or to the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, 16 Northtown Drive, Suite 100, Jackson, MS. 39211-3058.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Henrietta Sharp
NEW ALBANY – Henrietta Sharp, 73, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany after an extended illness. She was born Jan. 30, 1939 in Tiptonville, Tenn.
Services will be announced at a later date. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Faye Vernon Sharp; four children, Vickie Sue Brimer of Archdale, N.C., Michael Riley of New Albany, Leah Winter of Atoka, Tenn., and Maria Hacker of Atoka, Tenn.; one brother; one sister; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Douglas O’Leary
RIPLEY – Douglas O’Leary, 67, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was born March 18, 1945, to William Coleman O’Leary and Laura Garner O’Leary. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and a truck driver.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Baker officiating. Burial will be at Jacob’s Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include one brother, Jonny O’Leary (Peggie) of Ripley; one sister, Bertha Modlin (Don) of Corinth; nieces and nephews, Jeff O’Leary (Rinata), Josh O’Leary and Laura O’Leary, all of Ripley, Melisa Grisham of Gulf Shores, Ala., Teresa O’Leary of New Albany, Kelly Bohne (Jerry) of Ramer, Tenn., Tracy Stanfield (Jeff), Brandon Stanfield and Connor Stanfield, all of Florence, Ala., Brian Modlin (Charlotte) of Belmont, Terry Modlin (Kelly) of Kingston, Tenn., Nathan Modlin, Douglas Bohne, Laura Bohne and Katie Modlin, all of Corinth.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Clarence Booker, Ronnie Massey, Brian Modlin, Nathan Modlin, Jerry Bohne and Jeff O’Leary.
To view obituaries online and sign guest book, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.

Doris Stevens
PONTOTOC – Dorris Nell Harris Stevens, 81, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 20, 1930, to Romey Lee Harris and Rosie Lee Caldwell Harris of Nettleton. She was a member of Pontotoc Apostolic Church and was a retired factory worker. She enjoyed reading her Bible, spending time with her family and she really loved her mother/daughter days of going to eat and shopping with her four daughters. She loved to take care of her family.
Service were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Pontotoc Apostolic Church with the Rev. Bennie Randolph and Bro. Harvey Sewell officiating. Burial will follow at Springville Cemetery. Tutor Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Albert Milburn Stevens; four daughters, Brenda (Billy) Randolph of Pontotoc, Wanda Holley of Nettleton, Lisa (John) Deaton of Pontotoc and Angie (David) Neal of Pontotoc; two brothers, Jube (Martha) Harris and Troy (Ann) Harris, both of Nettleton; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and son-in-law, Charles Holley.
Pallbearers will be Michael Neal, Jason Neal, Cody Neal, Jon Eddy Denton and Daniel Holley. Honorary pallbearers are Donavan Randolph, Skylar Neal, Hunter Neal, Eli Neal, Taylor Neal, Austin Byrd, Clayton Brewer, Hunter Canerdy and Jordyn Bennett.

Marilyn Smith
HOUSTON – Marilyn Smith, 65, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her residence. She was a Methodist. She was born Sept. 4, 1947, to Fred and Irene Anderson. She had worked as a factory worker, as a cook at a quick-stop grill and as a homemaker.
Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Southern Funeral Chapel in Houston with Bro. Donnie Davis officiating. Interment is at Concord Cemetery.
She is survived by her two children, Michael Smith of Houston and Kathy Whitt of Houlka; three brothers, Clifford Anderson of Houston, Clayton Anderson and Benny Anderson, both of Woodland; her grandchildren, Jay Tee Whitt, Michael Smith Jr., Austin Smith, Rosa Garza and David Fisher Jr.; one great-grandson, JayMichael Whitt; and her care-giver Cindy Fisher.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Irene Harrison; her husband Charles Smith; and a sister, Lacey Smith.
Pallbearers are Anthony Anderson, Jason Moore, Charles Pettit, Norman Nabors, Ricky Griffin and Victor Hooks. Honorary pallbearers are John Heair and Jason Stevens.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
For online condolences, visit www.southernfuneralchapel.webs.com.
Roger Kidd
NEW ALBANY – Roger Dale Kidd, 68, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired truck driver and realtor. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball and NASCAR. He loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He was a member of Neely Baptist Church.
Service is at 11 a.m. today at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Bro Wayne Cobb and Bro. Keith Benefield officiating. Internment is at Shady Grove Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by four children, Sandra Hendrix (Shane) of Ecru, Denise Horton (Scotty) of Pontotoc, Kimberly Yarbrough (Robert) of Leander, Texas, and Roger Allan Kidd of New Albany; sisters, Elsie Williams (Phillip) of Pontotoc and Ellen Frazier (Thomas) of New Albany; brothers, Herman Delane Kidd (Ann) of Bradford, Ark., Robert Kidd (Shirley) of Little Rock, Ark.,James Whitfield Kidd of San Antonio, Texas, Steve Kidd, Rickey Kidd, Herbert Kidd (Patty), Jerry Kidd (Brenda), Johnny Kidd (Sandra) and Paul Kidd (Wynema), all of New Albany; grandchildren, Samantha Gregory (Justin) of New Albany, Amanda Cobb (Zack) of New Albany, Kari Huffstatler of Jackson, Andy Mayo of New Albany, Cason Horton of Pontotoc and Victoria Yarbrough of Leander, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert G. Kidd and Mildred Louise Watson Kidd; and grandson, Barry Mayo.
Visitation is 9 to 11 a.m. today at Shady Grove Church.

R.C. Barnett
MATHISTON – R.C. Barnett, 87, of the Fame Community, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. He was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Drew, to Ollie B. and Willie Obera Helms Barnette. He was a truck driver for Bryan Foods for 21 years and after retiring he drove for Huspeth Pallet Company in Maben. He attended Fame Church of God where he enjoyed singing specials. He was a US Navy veteran.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with Bro. Edward Bean officiating. Burial will be in Clarkson Cemetery in Webster County.
He is survived by five daughters, Linda Tillman of Crystal Springs, Lydia DeCocco of the Clarkson community, Rita (Dempsey) Blanton of Mathiston, Annette (Paul) Lott of Olive Branch and Christy (Redale) Oswalt of Eupora; two sons, Rannie (Cecile) Barnett of Tupelo and Robert (Sandra) Barnett of Navarre, Fla.; brother, Milford (Dorothy) Barnette of Bossier City, La.; three sisters, Sarah Tharpe and Dorothy Duett, both of Indianola and Jeanette (Harold) Curley of Bossier City, La.; special sister-in-law, Elizabeth Helms of Crystal Springs; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Dee Barnett; brothers, Arnold Helms, Clyde Barnette, Curtis Barnette and Charles E. Barnette; and sisters, Louise Ausbon and Bessie Cook.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Brad, Stewart and James Lott, Vince DeCocco, Stephen, John, Blanton, and Garrett Oswalt and Tommy Tillman. Honorary pallbearers will be the Coffee Drinkers at Hendrix Store, Bobby Lewis, James Whitaker, Jimmy Avent, Johnny Turner and Harold Schmitz.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Douglas Sparks
CHEROKEE, Ala. – Douglas Ray Sparks, 48, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Helen Keller Hospital. He was born July 19, 1964, to Harold G. and Nell Henley Sparks. He was a Christian.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Bethel Baptist Church in Belmont with Bro. James Segars and Haskell Sparks officiating. Burial will be in the New Bethel Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont are in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his parents, Harold G. and Nell Henley Sparks of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; and three nieces, Elizabeth Steles of Memphis, Tenn., Emily Steles of Sheffield, Ala., and Sarah Grace Steles of Auburn University.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Vickie Sparks Steles.
Pallbearers will be his cousins.
Visitation will be noon until 2 p.m. today at New Bethel Baptist Church.
Jerry Lewis
AMORY – Jerry Ray Lewis, 76, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born December 28, 1935, he was a son of Harold Ray Lewis and Helena Harrell Brinegar. He married Maribeth Wall and she died in February 2012. A graduate of Newton High School, he received his Bachelor’s degree in History from Mississippi State University. He later received his Master’s degree in school administration, also from MSU. Before his retirement from the public school system, he taught at Amory High School, was Title I director, Principal at East Amory Elementary, Principal at West Amory Elementary, coached Jr. High football and was known as the “Voice of the Panthers” for nearly 30 years. He was a member of the Meadowood Baptist Church and he cherished his time with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Big “O” Hunting Club, and the Kappa Sig Fraternity. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, reading, geography, watching television and playing with his dogs, Gizmo and Rocky.
A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. today at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Dr. Lloyd Sweatt officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Jerry M. Lewis (Rhonda) of Becker; two daughters, Betty Lewis Bagwell (Joe) of Amory and Jane Lewis Maxey of Amory; six grandchildren, Carroll Slack Lee (Seth), Matthew Lewis, Emily Hurt Faulkner (Jess), Byron Zackary Hurt IV (Dana), Josh Maxey and Sarah Beth Maxey.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Maribeth Lewis; his mother, Helena Brinegar; his stepfather, Darrell M. Brinegar; his father, Harold R. Lewis; his stepmother, Mae Lewis; and his brother, Roger Dean Brinegar.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Forbus, Jay Horn, Bobby Harper, Ronnie Herndon, Jimmy Glenn and Lee Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Mabry “Bro.” Allison, E.C. Carpenter, Jim Burrow, Harlan Prestridge, Kelly Faulkner, members of Big “O” Hunting Club and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.
Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Rita Matkins
PONTOTOC – Rita C. Matkins, 46, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc.
Service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home.
Visitation is 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday.

Joe Gassaway
BLUE SPRINGS – Joe Gassaway died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home.
Ted McMinn Jr.
MOOREVILLE – Theodore David McMinn Jr., 73, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Dec. 10, 1938, to Theodore David McMinn and Ovell Phillips in Jacksonville, Ala. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Tupelo. He loved his family dearly and was well known for his knife making abilities.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor David MacKain officiating. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. at Cullman City Cemetery in Cullman, Ala. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors will be in charge of the arrangements. His body will lie in state thirty minutes prior to church services.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Linda Collins McMinn of Mooreville; one son, David McMinn III (Christi) of Cookeville, Tenn.; two brothers, Philip McMinn (Marilyn) of Elberta, Ala., and Doug McMinn (Teresa) of Clearview, Fla.; five grandchildren, Joshua Morgan (Stacy) of San Diego, Calif., Jesse Thomas (Cassandra) of Tupelo, Elizabeth Keys (Jacob) of Mooreville, Sarah and Dave McMinn IV of Cookeville, Tenn.; four great-grandchildren, Emma, Georgia, AnnaBelle Morgan and Jake Keys.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Laura McMinn and Beth LeAnne McMinn; and one sister, Carolyn Rybarczyk.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Morgan, Jesse Thomas, Dave McMinn and Jacob Keys. Honorary pallbearers will be his knife making buddies.
Visitation will be 4:30 to 8 p.m. today at W.E. Pegues in Tupelo.
Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1305 Lawhon Drive, Tupelo, Mississippi, 38804 or charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Jacky Voyles
PONTOTOC – Jacky Voyles, 49, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Pontotoc Hospital in Pontotoc.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
Delmer Byrd
TUPELO – Delmer Lee Byrd, 91, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born Dec. 31, 1920, to William Robert and Cora Carter Byrd in Marion County, Ala. He worked for Malone/Hyde for 39 years and then for Kimberly Clark for 10 years. He was also a veteran in the United States Army during World War II serving in the 11th Army 3rd armored division. He was a member of Tupelo Free Will Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and usher for 66 years.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tupelo Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Terry Pierce officiating and military honors. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Black Byrd of Tupelo; two sons, Jimmy Byrd (Wreda) of Tupelo and Jacky Byrd (Patsy) of Mantachie; one stepson, Jerry Warren (Connie) of Woodstock, Ga.; one half-sister, Jewel Frederick of Hamiltom, Ala.; three grandchildren, Perry Byrd of Jonesboro, Ark., Roger Byrd (Ann) of Tupelo and Jacky Dale Byrd (Tonya) of Mantachie; three great-grandchildren, Justin, Austin and Colton Byrd, of the home; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lelah Mauldin Byrd; 10 brothers; and six sisters.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at W.E. Pegues in Tupelo and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Eldon Garner
HOLLY SPRINGS – Eldon Freeman Garner, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Ashland Health and Rehab.
Service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial is at Hillcrest in Holly Springs.
Visitation is 5:30 to 8 p.m. today.
Joe Stegall
PONTOTOC – Joe Samuel Stegall, 80, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle; never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew him. He was a member of Troy First Baptist Church. He proudly served his country for 12 years in the U.S. Army and Air Force, including combat duty during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, a master Mason at Pontotoc Lodge 81 and a member of the American Legion. He was a retired service manager and business partner of Stegall Ford Sales.
Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Troy First Baptist Church with Bro. Greg Herndon officiating. Burial is at Eddington Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Norma Jeane Hinton Stegall; sons, Richard and Larry Stegall; daughter, Terry Kay Watts (Charles); grandchildren, Jason Stegall, Clay Stegall, Cory Watts; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Savannah Stegall; four brothers, Charlie Stegall (Shirley), Jimmy Stegall (Lora Mae), Ronald Stegall (Pat) and Donald Stegall (Jo); four sisters, Thelma Saxon (Rayburn), Sarah Galloway (Bailey), Patricia Priest and Kathy Weatherly (James); and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.M. and Callie Mathews Stegall; infant sister, Callie Sue Stegall; grandson, Shane Watts; and brother-in-law, Buddy Priest.
Pallbearers are his nephews, Kevin Stegall, Scotty Stegall, Mark Stegall, Randy Stegall, Cary Saxon, Shea Priest, Donnie Priest and Michael Stegall.
Visitation is 5 to 9 p.m. today at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home and 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Troy First Baptist Church.

Jimmie Wilson
GOLDEN – Jimmie Wilson, 72, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay, Ala.
Clara Shelton
EGGVILLE – Clara Shelton, 94, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Evelyn Campbell
FULTON – Evelyn Campbell, 84, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at the Courtyards Nursing Facility in Fulton. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Fulton.
Online condolences may be expressed at mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.

Linda Sorrells
VERONA – Linda S. Sorrells, 63, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Community Hospice House in Verona.
Service are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial is at Hebron Cemetery in Sardis.
Visitation is 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
The family asks that anyone wishing to make memorial donations, please make those to the American Cancer Society.

Azzie Shaw
OXFORD – Azzie Shaw, 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Services are at 11 a.m. today at Pleasant Grove M.B. Church in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery. The body will lie in repose from 10 a.m. until service time. Carter Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Olita Wallis
PICKWICK, Tenn. – Olita Wallis, 91, died Oct. 7, 2012, at Savannah Health Care and Rehab in Savannah, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.
Service is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McBride Chapel.
Visitation is noon until service time Tuesday.