By NEMS Daily Journal
JACKSON, Tenn. – Randy Ray Warren died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was born April 30, 1949, in Pontotoc to Verril Ray and Lucille Faulkner Warren. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He was recently retired from Caterpillar, where he was a salesman. He loved his job, his customers and his fellow employees.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Baldwin-Nowell Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in the Harmony Cemetery in Pontotoc. Arrington Funeral Directors of Jackson, Tenn., is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda McCreight Warren of Jackson, Tenn.; a son, Scott Warren and wife, Amy, of Jacks Creek, Tenn.; a daughter, Trinia Warren and her partner, Patty Barnard, of Jackson, Tenn.; two brothers, Ricky Warren and wife, Lisa, of Pontotoc, and Robert Warren and wife, Debbie, of Pontotoc; a sister, Diane Belk and husband, Billy, of Pontotoc; five grandchildren, Savannah, Katie, Dustin, Chase and Blake; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Ray Warren, in 1976; and his parents.
Pallbearers will be Mitchell Johnson, Mike Long, Larry Hooper, Trent Patterson, Howard Rutledge, Leith Roye and Tony Hooper.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, Dustin and Case Warren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Arrington Funeral Directors and from noon to service time Saturday at Baldwin-Nowell Funeral Home.
Carl E. Amos
SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. – Carl E. Amos, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at the Masonic Home of Louisville, Paradise Island. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired employee of H&S Hardware and a former employee of Belknap Hardware. He was a Kentucky Colonel.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Owen Funeral Home in Louisville, Ky. Burial will follow in the Redden Family Cemetery in Bullitt County, Ky.
Survivors include his son, Carl E. Amos Jr. (Sally) of New Albany ; daughters, Debbie Davis of Alabama and Carol Wiseman of Tennessee; a sister, Frances Heath of Indiana; stepsons, Butch Glass (Faye) and Steve Glass (Joyce), who were his caregivers; stepdaughter, Ruth Shortt (Mitch); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo Glass.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Masonic Home of Louisville, 230 Masonic Home Drive, Masonic Home, KY 40041.
Online condolences may be left at www.owenfuneralhome.com.
PRAIRIE – Hal Fears, 89, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Third Union Baptist Church in Prairie. Burial will be in Lenoir Cemetery in Prairie. 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.
Jimmie Dale Davis
MEMPHIS – Jimmie Dale Davis, 45, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Ashland High School Auditorium in Ashland. Burial will be in the Shiloh M.B. Church Cemetery at Ashland. 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 state at the school from 1:30 to 2:25 p.m. Saturday.
MEMPHIS – Georgia Ann McKenzie Davis, 83, formerly of Ashland, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Samuel Chapel M.B. Church in Ashland. 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 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. today at New Life in Christ Fellowship Church, 6888 Goodman, Olive Branch. The body will lie in state at the church from 11 to 11:55 a.m. Saturday.
HOLLY SPRINGS – Jewell Stewart Scruggs, 82, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Alliance Health Care System in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yarbrough Chapel CME 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 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the family receiving visitors from 6 to 7 p.m. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
G. Warren Pickle
AMORY – Guy Warren Pickle, 67, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.eepicklefuneralhome.com.
TUPELO – Linda Ann Shannon died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at her home. She was the daughter of William Shannon Jr. and Lula Mayes of Tupelo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Clarks Chapel M.B. Church in Okolona with the Rev. Larry Shannon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. N.L. Jones & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Bernard Shannon of Mobile, Ala., and Jermaine (Candice) Shannon of Tupelo; one daughter, Heather Shannon of Saltillo; her mother, Lula Mayes, and stepfather, Alvin Mayes, of Tupelo; five brothers and four sisters, Larry (Dorothy) Shannon of Tupelo, Paul (Kaye) Shannon of Tupelo, David (Althea) of Tupelo, William III (Gina) of Florida, Michael (LaVonne) Berry of Chesterville, Jill Shannon of Chicago, Vanessa Williams of Tupelo, Carolyn (Chip) Ashford of Tupelo and Josephine Shannon of Tupelo; 10 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; a special friend, Bedford Scales; friends, Author “Bubba” and Eloise Pannell.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the Eck and Georgia Shumpert Memorial Chapel at the funeral home, with the family hour from 6 to 7 p.m. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service time Saturday.
The online guestbook can be accessed at www.nljonesandson.com.
VERONA – Marquavious Jamal Wells, 18, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. He was born May 12, 1992, to Jacqueline Meardith and James Wells. He was a member of Poplar Springs C.M.E Church in Shannon and a senior at Shannon High School. He was a member of the Lonesome Raiders Horse Club. He loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, horseback riding and being with friends. He will be missed by many.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Poplar Springs CME Church in Shannon with the Rev. Dr. Clementine Mayes officiating. Burial will be in Greater New Prospect Cemetery in Nettleton. N.L. Jones and Son Funeral Directors of Tupelo is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his mother, Jacqueline Meardith (Ricky) of Verona, and his father, James (Mary) Wells of Wren; his sisters, Sanqueeta Meardith of Florence, Ala., Janee´ (Partis) Sashington of Chicago, Jimya Wells of Wren; his brothers, JeMarcus Jackson of Verona and Unterio Gladney of Wren; his grandmother, Donnie Wells; two nieces, Jayla Perry and Jayla Grice; a nephew, Christan Sashington; five uncles, Jackie (Betty) of Verona, Pete (Valerie) Meardith of Baldwyn, Jonathan (Tasha) Miller of Verona, Johnny and Fitzgerald (Pat) Wells of Tupelo; one aunt, Janeeka Clemons of Pontotoc; his best buddies, Cosby Coleman, Brian Jernigan, DeShun Meardith, and a special older buddy, Ike Jones.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sonny and Mary Meardith, and James H. Wells; and one aunt, Anita Smith.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the Eck and Georgia Shumpert Memorial Chapel at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service time.
To sign the online guestbook, visit www.nljonesandson.com.
FULTON – Frances Dickey, 42, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born May 26, 1968, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a registered nurse and worked for NMMC and Home Health Care. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Wexford Parmer officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Garden.
Survivors include her husband, Ronald Dickey Jr.; three daughters, Ashley Dickey of Tupelo, and Nicholette Dickey and Abigayle Dickey of Fulton; one son, Chris Dickey of Fulton; her parents, James O’Neil of Panama City, Fla., and Linda Page of Dumas; a sister, Norma Davis of Fulton; special nieces and nephews, Keifer, Ethan and Kourtney of Fulton; other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Page.
Pallbearers will be Keifer Davis, Ethan Davis, Danny Williams, Jimmy Alred, Chauncey Leathers and Jay Helton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Abigayle Dickey Trust Fund.
Jimmy Scott Sr.
BALDWYN – Jimmy R. Scott Sr., 70, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was the retired owner/operator of Dixie Gas and Arnold’s Restaurant. He was a member of Lamb’s Chapel Methodist Church. He was an avid golfer and fisherman.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Reeves and Bro. Randy Estes officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Pauline Lindsey Scott of Baldwyn; two sons, Ray Scott (Wendy) of Booneville and Stan Scott (Tami) of Baldwyn; two sisters, Elizabeth Beasley (Harold) of Booneville and Gloria Johnson of Booneville; four grandchildren, Jon Andy Scott, Jake Scott, Corbin Scott and Jeni Kate Scott.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew “Brownie” and Mary Corbin Scott.
Pallbearers will be Joe Lindsey, Edward Kesler, Harold Beasley, Wayne Johnson, Larry Lindsey and Bud Lindsey.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
HOULKA – Willie Christine “Mama Chris” Hinton Winter, 88, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at her home in Houlka. She was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Chickasaw County to Troy Roscoe and Clara Viola Bryant Hinton. She was a retired seamstress at Indian Creek Apparel in Okolona and custodian at First Baptist Church in Houlka. She enjoyed cooking for her kids and grandkids, and working in her yard, and she loved Merle Haggard and Andy Griffith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Houlka with the Rev. David Blackwell officiating. Interment will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Houlka. Houston Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Debra Christine Winter Flaherty and husband, Mike, of Houlka; two sons, Skip Winter and wife, Tammie, and D.L. Winter and wife, Donna, all of Houlka; one sister, Jo Ann Hinton Pate of Houlka; one brother, W.C. Hinton of Lynn Haven, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Pat Winter of Houlka; nine grandchildren, Todd Winter (Nancy), Mark Winter (Gaye), Taylor Winter, Abby Winter, Dustin Eaton (Trista), Mike Winter (Stacy), Christy Griggs (Brian), Joshua Winter (Connie), and Joseph Winter (Amanda); 11 great-grandchildren, Walker Winter, Mattie Winter, Seth Winter, Tyler Winter, Colton Winter, Carly Winter, Brice Winter, Madison Winter, Cade Griggs, Collin Griggs, Kenna Rae Eaton and Hayden Winter; her caregivers, Daphna Shempert and Jimmie Hinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband and father of her children, Lorell Winter Sr.; one son, Steve Winter; three brothers, Ray Hinton, Mack Hinton and Rock Hinton; three sisters, Ruby Shempert, Kate Steele and Blanche Palmer.
Pallbearers will be Todd Winter, Mark Winter, Walker Winter, Mike Winter, Dustin Eaton and Joshua Winter.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Winter and Brian Griggs.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Houlka.
Lawrence Bennett III
NEW ALBANY – Lawrence Goodman Bennett III, 61, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at his home. He was born April 24, 1949, in New Albany to Lawrence Goodman Bennett Jr. and Corrie May Porter Bennett. He was retired from sales. He was an alumnus of Ole Miss and a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He attended First Baptist Church of New Albany.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of New Albany with Rev. Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in New Albany City Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Carter Bennett of New Albany; two sons, Zachary Lawrence (Jennifer) of Birmingham and Tyler Caldwell Bennett (Amy) of Oxford; a stepdaughter, Ashley Williams Thompson of Memphis; three sisters, Marilyn Bennett Witcher of Tupelo, Bettye Lou Bennett Barkley and Beverly Bennett Kitchens, both of New Albany; three grandchildren, Michael Baylor Savage, Conner Curtis Bennett and Corrie Mae Bennett; and two stepgrandsons, Wesley Thompson and Brayden Thompson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state Saturday from noon until service time at First Baptist Church of New Albany.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com.
PONTOTOC – Connie Heatherly, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Sunshine Health Care in Pontotoc. She was a member of Turnpike Baptist Church and a retired factory worker.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Rev. Wayne Cobb and Rev. Pete Gregory officiating. Burial will follow in the Sand Springs Cemetery.
Survivors include her children, Mike Heatherly (Sandra), Carolyn Ridling (Joe Jr.), Jackie Heatherly (Lajean), Freddie Heatherly (Pat) and Dale Angle (Jimmy); nine grandchildren, Chad Heatherly (Amy), Amanda Mitchell (Shaun), Niki Mask, Danielle Dean (Nathaniel), Melissa Horton (Johnny), Derek Heatherly (Ginger), Misty Jenkins (Brian), Wesley Heatherly (Jodie) and Kyle Angle; 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Ulton Warren and Winnie Blue Warren; her husband, Jerry Bernard Heatherly; and her brother, Winnon Warren.
Pallbearers will be Kyle Angle, Chad Heatherly, Derek Heatherly, Wesley Heatherly, Brian Jenkins and Johnny Horton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com.
Wiley D. Rodgers Jr.
CHICAGO – Wiley D. Rodgers Jr., died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, in Chicago.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring Creek M.B. Church in Aberdeen. Burial will be in James Creek Cemetery in Aberdeen. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. today.
To access the online guestbook, visit www.bellememorialfuneralhome.com.
SHANNON – Sydney L. Forrester, 75, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
OXFORD – Lois A. Evans, 74, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at her home in Oxford. Born in Lafayette County, Mrs. Evans was the widow of Lee Price Evans. She was a homemaker. She was a member of North Oxford Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Senior Adult Choir for many years and served as special events coordinator and the nursery coordinator for over 30 years. She was also a B.A.L.L. Team member.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Waller Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in North Oxford Cemetery.
Survivors include her son, Phillip A. Evans and wife, Susan, of Olive Branch; two sisters, Lucy Brown of Toccopola and Sue Carwyle of Oxford; one brother, John Prince of Batesville; and two grandchildren, Cliff Evans and Meredith Evans.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to: North Oxford Baptist Church, Senior Adult Ministry, P.O. Box 1700, Oxford, MS 38655.
To access the online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com.
Harry J. Merritt
TUPELO – Harry J. Merritt, 66, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. He was born on Sept. 29, 1943, to the late Essie Mae Merritt. He was a disabled Vietnam veteran who served in the United States Army from December 1963 to May 1972. He was a proud member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, American Legion Post 49, Henry Hampton Elks Lodge 782 and Emmanuel Lodge 720 of the Prince Hall Masons.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Maurice Warren officiating. Burial will be in Porter’s Memorial Cemetery. N.L. Jones and Son Funeral Directors of Tupelo is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy J. Merritt of Tupelo; one daughter. Empress (Nathaniel) Bolton of Nashville, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Melinda Shumpert of Fulton and Shelia (Antonio) Luckett of Tupelo; two stepsons, James David Vaughn Jr. of Fulton and Walter James Wright III of Saltillo; one sister, Virginia Wright of Tupelo; his mother-in-law, Charlie Mae Isby of Fulton; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Shumpert of Fulton and Barbara Sharp of Mooreville; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the Eck and Georgia Shumpert Memorial Chapel at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service time Saturday.
To access the online guestbook, visit www.nljonesandson.com
WHEELER – Natalie Lindsey, infant daughter of Adam and Monica Lindsey, died Thursday at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home of Baldwyn.
Ida Mae Moore
MICHIGAN CITY – Ida Mae Cole Moore, 72, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Palestine M.B. Church in Michigan City. Burial will be in Samuel Chapel M.B. Church Cemetery in Ashland. 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 state at the church from 2:30 to 3:25 p.m. Saturday.
PONTOTOC – Martha Wilson Addison, 55, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Community Hospice at Darlington Oaks in Verona. A native of Pontotoc County, she was the daughter of Charles Wilson and Allie B. Wade Wilson. She was a former member of the Church of Christ in Pontotoc. Her hobbies were sewing, reading, cooking and tending to her plants.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Usher Valley United Methodist Church in Algoma with the Rev. Ernie Wright officiating. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her three daughters, Tometha Shawver of Madison, Wis., Rachel Shawver of Verona and Bridget Addison of Tupelo; one son, Jerome Addison of Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister, Martha (Walter) Golden of Pontotoc; two brothers, Charles Wilson Jr. of New Albany and Wallace Wilson of Plantersville; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one uncle, Henry Wade of Sherman.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Doris Jean Sanders and Dottie Sue Johnson.
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. today with family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.kennethirobersonfuneralhome.
FULTON – June Wilemon, 73, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at her home. She was born April 12, 1937, to Melvin and Exie Pierce Steele. She was a factory worker and housekeeper at Daniel Nursing Home. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Baggett officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Garden.
Survivors include two daughters, Ann Morgan of Springtown, Texas, and Susan Lindsey (Terry) of Fulton; five grandchildren, Amy Spearman (Chad), Amanda Fleming, Breanna Jones (Heith), Alan Tate and T.J. Lindsey; five great-grandchildren, Hunter and Gracie Spearman, J.V. Tate, Levie Fleming and Tripp Jones; and one sister, Jane Frederick of Fulton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.V. Wilemon; her parents; and an infant brother.
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Jean Barclift Crider died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010, under hospice care in High Point, N.C. She was born Sept. 1, 1919, in Cullman, Ala., to William and Ila Barclift.
Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the Little Brown Cemetery in New Site. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of local arrangements.
She is survived by three daughters, Jean Ann Brown (Carroll) of High Point, N.C., and New Site, Mary Crider Bawden (Patrick) of Charleston, S.C., and Bama Crider Saltzman (Paul) of Charlotte, N.C.; two sons, John Elihu Crider Jr. (Kathryn) of Daphne, Ala., and Walter Kevin Crider (Kathy) of Battleground, Wash.; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Elihu Crider; and two sisters, Catherine Jenkins and Margaret Martin.
THAXTON – Lavene Coleman Hunter died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. She was a retired beautician, but most of all, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Thaxton Baptist Church, and for years was the music director. She had a deep love for gospel music.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Rev. Jimmy Russell, Rev. Glen Reeder and Rev. Danny McGee officiating. Burial will follow in the Thaxton Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherron Westmoreland of Pontotoc; four grandchildren, Melissa Littlejohn, Jennifer Coleman (Jeff), Lori McGloflin and Leslie (Dan) Monaghan; eight great-grandchildren, Blake and Whitney Littlejohn, Miranda McGloflin, Hunter, Kallie and C.J. Coleman, and Drew and Ben Monaghan; two sisters, Bernette Hooker and Bernice Sullivan; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Annie Hale Coleman and Milton Coleman; her husband, Reggie Hunter; a daughter, Deloris Bruce; two sons-in-law, James Westmoreland and Ralph Wade Bruce; and three sisters, Deana Mae Coleman, Doris Brock and Nadine Hollander.
Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Thaxton Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Thaxton Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered at www.Browningpontotoc.com.
LEOMA, Tenn. – Vera Aileen Maness, 81, met with our heavenly Father on Sept. 8, 2010. She was at home in Leoma, Tenn., surrounded by the love of her family.
Aileen dearly loved her family and friends. She was known as “Mom,” “Sister” and “Aunt Aileen.” She lived for 38 years in Hartsville, Tenn., where she and her husband of 62 years, Milford, worked at Marlene Industries and Tennessee Shirt Works. She was a member of Hartsville First United Methodist Church. She lived in Lawrenceburg for 20 years. She and Milford are currently members of Antioch Methodist Church in Leoma. She loved her family, church and friends. She brought joy to those who knew her with her amazing cooking skills and her willingness to help anyone in need.
Funeral services will be at 11 A.M. at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister John Hardwick officiating. Burial will be in Love Joy Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Milford Maness of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Kaye (Steve) Gumm ; two sisters, Verda Pullman and Faye (James) Daily; two brothers, Charles Lambert and Ray (Sandra) Lambert ; and seven nieces and nephews, Darlene McEwen, Diann (Danny) Carmack, David (Angie) Lambert, Melissa (David) Berryman, Jamie (Sonya) Lambert, Greg (Misty) Lambert, and Chip (Carron) Robinson; a host of great-nieces and nephews; and a host of great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley and Alice Lambert; two brothers, Kenneth Lambert and Mackie Lambert; one sister, Joyce Lambert; one nephew, Lynn Smith; and a special sister-in-law, Linda Lambert.
Pallbearers are Greg Lambert, Jamie Lambert, Randy Maness, Keith Maness, Danny Carmack, and Shane McEwen.
Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Friday and until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.
Carsie Clark Young Sr.
WEST POINT – Carsie Clark Young Sr., 77, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Carsie Clark Young was born Sept. 19, 1932, in West Point to the late Mary Elizabeth Clark and James William Young Sr. Mr. Young was president of Clark Vending Company Inc. and served as a director and secretary of both C.C. Clark Inc. and Clark Distributing Company Inc. He graduated from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College), where he played college baseball. He was an elder and lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church USA and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the West Point Rotary Club, where he was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow. Clark had served as a national trustee and a longtime volunteer with Ducks Unlimited. He was a volunteer and supporter of Delta Water Fowl. Mr. Young was a lifelong conservationist, avid duck and small game hunter, and a fisherman. In his lifetime, Clark was an active forestry and bottomlands manager. Others knew him for his quiet kindness and generosity; he was a man of his word and lived life with integrity, and a great sense of fun. Carsie Clark Young Sr. married Diane Worthington Young on Aug. 17, 1957, in Cleveland. She preceded him in death on Aug. 5, 2008.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rita Cochrane officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home, 1400 East Main Street in West Point, is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth “Betsy” Young Lott (David) of West Point and Caroline Young Parker (Gary) of Cedar Bluff; one son, Carsie Clark Young Jr. (Lesa) of Aberdeen. Clark delighted in his three grandchildren, Jessica Wilson Lott, Robert Clark Lott and George Worthington Lott; one brother, James William “Bill” Young (Sarah) of Tupelo; nieces and nephews, Rachel Elizabeth Young, Dr. Wade Anderson Young and Leslee Paulk Lampert; three stepgrandchildren, John Callon, Ben Chase Callon and William Callon. One sister, Erin Faye Young Paulk, predeceased him.
Pallbearers will be Robert Lott, George Lott, Cameron Clark, Albert Clark, Dal Clark Jr. Harold Clark, Rick Kaminski and Henry Shelton.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gailon Young, Jim Donahou, Fox Haas, Whit Lenoir, Ralph Bradley, Sonny Jameson, Danny Rainey, Buddy Griggs, Dr. Tom Hutchens and Lance Doerr.
The family gives special thanks to his loving, devoted caregivers, Betty Ervin, Georgia Robinson, Gloria Moore, Minnie Rose Shelton and Sonya Shelton; Dr. Edmund A. Miller Jr. and staff; and North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point staff.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church USA, 604 East Main Street, P.O. Box 221, West Point, MS 39773; or to Wetland Education Theater, Mississippi State University, P.O. 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39762.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave a Memory Message at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.