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Walter Hubbard
SPRINGFIELD, Ontario – Walter R. Hubbard, 67, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland-Harris Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel.
Stephen Holliday
WALNUT – Stephen Lynn Holliday, 33, died at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.
Grace Woods
TUPELO – Grace Hughes Woods, 80, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Nov. 11, 1928, to Charlie Hughes and Laura Nichols Hughes.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Outreach Church in Tupelo with the Rev. William Shack officiating. Burial will be in the Verona Cemetery. Agnew amp& Sons Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include four daughters, Brenda Woods of Aurora, Ill., Deborah (Jerry) Nolls of Tupelo, Sharon Woods Gladney of Nashville, Tenn., and Carla (Harold) Spears of Guntown; two sons, Ricky Woods and Terry Woods, both of Tupelo; five sisters, Lucille Walker and Leona Jackson, both of Verona, Mary K. Bowden of Tupelo, Bessie Blakely of Chicago, Ill., and Sallie Taylor of Atlanta, Ga.; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Joyce King and Natalie Woods; and one son, Mark Woods.
Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to service.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
Nellie Smith
HOLLY SPRINGS – Nellie Mae Smith, 79, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at her home in Holly Springs. She was a member of Yarbrough Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs, where she was a stewardess and a member of the choir and the Mothers Board. She was a presser for Burdette Cleaners in Holly Springs, retiring in 1985.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Yarbrough Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs with the Rev. J.W. Smith Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Larnetdia Smith of Holly Springs and Luetta Cox of Memphis; two sons, R.C. Smith of Chicago and James Arthur Smith of Aurora, Ill.; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two children, John Lee Smith and Lem Johnson Smith; a sister, Ella Mae Jackson; and five brothers, Rev. James W. Smith Sr., Rev. Lem Johnson Smith Sr., Statie Smith Sr., Robert E. Lee Smith and Ben Nabors.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 2 to 2:55 p.m. Saturday.
Rodney Sloan
CORINTH – Rodney Sloan, 42, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Hardin County, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Funeral Home of Corinth.
Samuel Hickman
NEW ALBANY – Samuel Hickman, 83, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born April 17, 1925, to John E. Hickman and Beatrice Coleman Hickman in New Albany. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Shiloh CME Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh CME Church with the Rev. Luther Barker officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include 12 children, Samuel Hickman Jr. of Milwaukee, Dorothy Hickman of New Albany, Emma Hickman of Fort Payne, Ala., John W. Hickman, Larry Hickman, Robert Hickman, Terry Hickman and Sarah (Nathaniel) Hickman Williams, all of Portland, Ore., Vivian Hickman of Atlanta, Floyd (Pam) Hickmon of Roanke, Wash., Regina Wilkinson of Milwaukee and Valorie Stacey of Racine, Wis.; two brothers, Troy Hickman of Racine and John Mike Hickman of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Willie Byles of Fulton, Sarah Kildare of Michigan and Shirley Easley of Lacy, Wash.; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Bernice McIntyre
AURORA, Ill. – Bernice Ann “Bay” McIntyre, 74, formerly of Holly Springs, died Sunday, April 5, 2009, in Aurora, Ill.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McIntyre Cemetery in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include a sister, Berryniece A. Pool; two nieces and four nephews; a special friend, Pam Graham; a godson; and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Naomi Ruth Pryor; a brother, Aaron Dean McIntyre; and her grandfather, Rev. E.H. Dean.
Hattie Albright
BYHALIA – Hattie B. Bell Albright, 68, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville in Collierville, Tenn. She was a member of Hearn Grove M.B. Church in Byhalia, where she was treasurer of the Women’s Auxiliary, assistant Sunday School secretary, custodian and a member of the Missionary Society. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hearn Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Archie Bowen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her children, Rosalyn Albright, Dorothy Jean Bell and Angela Anthony, all of Byhalia; his mother, Lula Ellen Bell of Byhalia; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Forestine Bell Jones of Nashville, Tenn., Meda Bell Lambert of Detroit, Mich., and Josephine Bell Taylor of Chicago; four brothers, Robert E. Bell and Woodrow Bell, both of Chicago, Cleveland Bell of Byhalia and Willie Howard Bell of Coldwater.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Albright.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
Mary Clark
JACKSON – Mary Elizabeth Clark died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by William Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona.
Shazzan Moore
OKOLONA – Shazzan Moore died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona.
Allen Marshall
MEMPHIS – Allen Christian Marshall, 29, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 9, 2009, in Farmington, N.M. He lived in Mt. Pleasant, where he attended H.W. Byers School, graduating in 1997 as an honor student. He attended Mississippi State University and State Tech College. He was a member of Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ at Mt. Pleasant. He worked as a waiter in restaurants.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Taska M.B. Church at Cayce. Supt. Albert Pass will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ Cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Faith Bland Marshall of Memphis; a son, Christian L. Marshall of Memphis; a daughter, Moriah M. Marshall of Memphis; his mother, Rhonda K. Tillman of Memphis; his father, Keith Marshall of Sioux City, Iowa; two brothers, Joseph Marshall and Joshua Marshall, both of Sioux City; a sister, Wind Marshall of Sioux City; a godsister, Rico Smith of Mississippi; his grandmother, Grace Tillman of Sioux City; his grandfather, Thomas Joseph Marshall of Connecticut.
Visitation will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Visitation and a prayer service will be from 6 to 8 pm. today at Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ. The body will lie in state at Mt. Zion Taska M.B. Church from 10 to 10:55 a.m. Saturday.
Sadie Mae McGee
BALDWYN – Sadie Mae McGee, 72, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born March 11 1937, to J.B. Lowery and Christine Bush Lowery. She was a member of Ruben Chapel C.M.E. Church in Baldwyn.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ruben Chapel C.M.E. Church with the Rev. Henry Darmon and Minister Betty Jo Burress officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Agnew amp& Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Joan Beene and Pheleshia McGee of Baldwyn, and Tonya McGee of Guntown; two sons, William McGee and Dickie McGee of Baldwyn; four sisters, Brenda Lowery, Emma (Willie) Miller, Verline Lowery and Marsha Lowery, all of Booneville; four brothers, Stacy Lowery, Danny (Johnnie) Lowery, Phillip Lowery and Tommy (Verdell) Lowery, all of Booneville; 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus McGee; her parents; her stepmother, Elizabeth Lowery; one sister, Channie Mae Shinault; three brothers, James, R.C. and Leroy Lowery; and a son, Robert Earl McGee.
Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
Arnold Doom
NEW ALBANY – Arnold Roy “Roy Jr.” Doom, 84, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born June 8, 1924, in Union County to the late Joseph Roy Doom and Irlene Hamilton Doom. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving overseas for two years. He graduated from Ingomar High School and attended Holmes Jr. College until he joined the Army. After his honorable discharge from the Army, he attended the University of Mississippi and obtained a bachelor of business degree from LaSalle Extension College while working for the FBI in Washington D.C.
In 1960 he was elected Chancery Clerk for Union County, a position he held for 28 years until he retired in 1988. He was president of the State Chancery Clerk Association. He was a lifelong member of Martin Baptist Church and treasurer of the Martin Cemetery. He was a member of the Civitan Club for years and the American Legion Post No. 72 for 55 years. He was a former board member of Region III Mental Health Center and participated in numerous other community organizations.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Andy Russell officiating. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Doris Bertelle Howard Doom of New Albany; two daughters, Donna Elizabeth Doom Cobb (Randy) and Janet Doom Jennings, both of New Albany; one son, Arnold Joseph Colt Doom (Dee Ann) of New Albany; two sisters, Betty Doom Bigham (Waymon) of Ecru and Lillian Doom Motchman of Memphis; one brother, Harry Henson Doom (Joyce) of New Albany; six grandchildren, Julie Cobb Brock (Chris), Jana Comer, Casey Jennings, Kagan Doom and Mitch Doom, all of New Albany, and Dustin Cobb of Dallas, Texas; one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Belmont “Bella” Brock of New Albany.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Jo Richardson; two brothers-in-law, Tom Motchman and Floy T. “Shub” Richardson; and a great-niece, Alicia Riker.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bigham, Chris Brock, Dustin Cobb, Kagan Doom, Mitch Doom, Wynn Floyd, Brandon Lowrey, Eric Riker and Steven Lowrey.
Honorary pallbearers will be American Legion Post No. 72 and Joe R. Roberts.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the Union County Relay for Life or Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
For online condolences and guest registry, visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com.
Darren Westbrook
TUPELO – Darren Terran Westbrook, 22, died Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 22, 1986, to Lillian Lisa Westbrook and Kenny Lee Smith. He was a graduate of Tupelo High School, where he played football. He was a faithful member of Tabernacle of Faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tabernacle of Faith in Verona. Elder Michael Stamps will officiate. Burial will be in Porter’s Memorial Cemetery in Tupelo. N.L. Jones amp& Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his mother, Lillian Lisa Westbrook of Tupelo; his father, Kenny Lee Smith of San Jose, Calif.; two brothers, Deon Westbrook of Tupelo and Deangelo (Cocoa) Westbrook of Horn Lake; one nephew, Deondra Thomas of Tupelo; one niece, A’Tajua Wren of Horn Lake; his grandmother, Emma Crump of Tupelo.
Visitation will be from 3 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.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.nljonesandson.com.
Maxine Barr
OKOLONA – Maxine Clopton Barr, 73, died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at the Clay County Medical Center in West Point. She was born Feb. 2, 1936, to Ransom Clopton Sr. and Mary Whitfield Clopton. She was a member of Zion Spring M.B. Church. She was a Sunday School teacher, and a member of the Missionary Society and the choir. She was a former member of the New Hebron Choir. She was a former employee of Co-op Extension in Houston. She also worked in nursing. She was a homemaker. She loved animals and gardening.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zion Spring M.B. Church with the Rev. Nollen Elzie officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Milton Barr of Okolona; three daughters, Lenda Franks (Demetenral) of St. Louis, Mo., and Wilma (Adam) McMillan and Jacqueline Ewing (Otis), both of Okolona; two sons, Marvin Barr (Theresa) and Dale Barr (Ruthie), both of Okolona; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Metcalf and Melissa Marshall, both of Aberdeen; one brother-in-law, Leon Mann of Aberdeen; four sisters-in-law, Magnolia Barr of Okolona, and Earline Williams, Alice Barr and Gertrude Barr, all of Aberdeen.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home with the family and friends hour from 6 to 7 p.m. today.
Luenell Miller
THAXTON – Luenell Stokes Miller, 68, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a native of Lafayette County and the daughter of the late Will “Doc” Stokes and Lula Stockard Stokes. She was a member of Springhill Toccopola Church of the Living God, where she was church treasurer, trustee, president of the Evangelistic Board, Sunday School teacher, and a member of the Mother’s Board and kitchen committee. She loved to cook, quilt and sew.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Toccopola Church of the Living God. Bishop Calvin Worthem will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Springhill Toccopola Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Miller Jr. of Thaxton; four daughters, Delphine Cook, Tisher Howell and Dorothy Jones, all of Thaxton, and Melissa Johnson of Pontotoc; two sisters, Essie Williams and Sallie Reese, both of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, J.B. Stokes and J.D. Stokes, both of Thaxton; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Morris Miller and Norris Miller.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with family present from 5 to 7 p.m.
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LaMarcus King
HOUSTON – LaMarcus D’unte King, 16, formerly of New Albany, died Monday, April 13, 2009, in an automobile accident in Houston. He was born Oct. 5, 1992, in New Albany. He was a ninth grade student at Houston School and a member of Palestine Church in Blue Mountain. He loved all sports, especially basketball.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Church of God in Christ in Ripley. The Rev. Patrick Washington will officiate. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his mother, Mattie Lou King Banks (James) of Houston; his father, Nicholas Smith (Anita) of Ripley; one sister, Danielle King of Houston; seven brothers, Jolan King of Houston, Erron Harden, Nicholas Sherrod Smith, Alexander Smith and Joseph Smith, all of Ripley, Sharmarques Smith of Ashland and Armantie Litton of Rockford, Ill.; his grandparents, Ottawa and Jimmie Dale Smith of Ripley, Jason King of New Albany and Maggie Banks of Maben.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Second Baptist Church in Houston.
Jessie Moore
CORINTH – Jessie Moore died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson’s Funeral Services of Corinth.
Marcus Timms
SALTILLO – Marcus D. Timms, 85, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at The Sanctuary Hospice House after an extended illness. A Saltillo native, he was born May 18, 1923, to D.L. “Dee” Timms and Velma Stanford Timms. During World War II, he served with the Merchant Marines in the Philippines, China and Japan. After the war, he enlisted in the U.S. Army until Aug. 5, 1949. At that time, he joined the Mississippi Army National Guard, retiring after 30 years of combined service. He worked as a machinist with Rockwell International.
He was a member and past Master of the Robert E. Lee Lodge No. 156 and the Saltillo Lodge No. 294. He was a member of the Kych York Cross of Honor and a 32nd degree Mason. One of the great joys of his life was his volunteer service as a Lee County Shriner, transporting children to the Shriners Hospital. He was recognized for logging over 300,000 miles. He was formerly a member of West Jackson Street Baptist Church, where he served 12 years as Sunday School director of the Senior Adult Department. He was a member of the choir for 27 years. He was most recently a member of Oakridge Christian Church.
Graveside services with Masonic rites will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cross Roads Cemetery. The Rev. Dale Carr will officiate. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Russell Timms of Saltillo; three daughters, Dr. Denise Thornton and Diane Fields (Art), both of Bartlett, Tenn., and Delisa Edrington of Saltillo; one sister, Bobbie Gussberry (John) of Harrisburg, Ark.; five grandchildren, Casey Thorton (Jamie) of Southaven, Kelly Thornton of Bartlett, Tenn., Courtney Barnett (Caleb) of Guntown, Cody Edrington of Schaumburn, Ill., and Kenzie Fields of Bartlett; two great-grandchildren, Aden Barnett of Guntown and Skylar Grace Thornton of Southaven.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be David Brown, Art Fields, Phillip Rogers, Casey Thornton, Kelly Thornton and Caleb Barnett.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home in Saltillo.
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.
Ruby Allen
TUPELO – Funeral arrangements for Ruby Allen are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary of Tupelo.
Frankie Benton
SAULSBURY, Tenn. – Frankie Eugene Benton, 79, formerly of Amory, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at his home in Saulsbury, Tenn. He was a retired office manager with North Central Power Association. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard, serving during the Korean conflict. He was a Baptist and a graduate of Mississippi State University.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Reeves Cemetery in Middleton, Tenn., with Bro. Jim Madden officiating. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Lambert Benton of Saulsbury; two daughters, Kathy Benton Haggart of Jena, La., and Debbie Benton Chance of Round Rock, Texas; one stepson, Ken R. Hines of Saulsbury; one brother, Alfred Benton of Birmingham, Ala.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse B. and Myrtle Gray Benton; and two sisters and three brothers.
There will no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1900 Dunbarton Drive, Jackson, MS or the American Cancer Society, ATTN Roger Childs, The Peoples Bank, P.O. Drawer 419, Ripley, MS 38663.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
Roger Kelly
TUPELO – Roger Kelly, 67, died Tuesday, April, 14, 2009, at Oak Manor Healthcare Center in McKenzie, Tenn., after a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 12, 1941, in Archibald, La., to Clyde and Etta Kelly. He was a member of West Jackson Street Baptist Church in Tupelo and taught a fourth grade Sunday School class for several years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He worked for Union National Life Insurance Company for 30 years and was a district manager for 17 years. An avid LSU fan, he enjoyed music, hunting, fishing, all sports, people and participating in activities with his family.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Young’s Funeral Home Chapel in Ferriday, La., with Bro. Bo Swilley and Bro. Wayne Gray Officiating. Burial will be at the Rogers Cemetery in Clayton, La.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Jerri Kelly; one daughter, Evette Lange of Bentonville, Ark.; one son, Chip and Michelle Kelly of St. Louis, Mo; one sister, Brenda and John Cain of Ferriday, La.; his adopted mother, Louise Holcomb of Tupelo; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Winston and Kay Jenkins, and Ada Finn, all of Natchez, and James and Barbara Brasher of Ferriday, La.; three grandchildren, Kelly Lange, Mallory Lange and Hunter McKee; six nieces and seven nephews; one uncle, Fred Spencer (Bonnie) of Mangham, La.; a special cousin, Glen Davis; numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, great-great-nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Diane Boyd; one nephew, Tony Watson; and his adopted father, Alvin Holcomb.
Pallbearers will be Bill Colvin, Neil Faulkner, Jack Lofton, Manson Nelson Jr., Paul Riggs, William Seyfath, Kenneth Watson and Lane Watson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hiram Copeland, H.L. Irvin, Charles Massey, Billy Rucker, Glen McGlothin and the Ferriday Bulldogs Class of 1959.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Children’s Choir at Cliff Temple Baptist Church, 204 Spokane Road, Natchez, MS 39120.
Alex Meeks
AMORY – Alex Ray Meeks, 51, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, near Smithville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.
Dan Hollenback
EUPORA – Dan Hollenback, 74, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in Eupora. He was born Jan. 21, 1935, in Indiana. He was a retired farmer and timber worker. He was a member of Monte Vista Baptist Church in Webster County.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Monte Vista Cemetery with the Rev. Howard Rodgers officiating. Wise Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Mae Hollenback of Eupora; one daughter, Rita Warren of Eupora; one son, Michael (Debbie) Hollenback of Eupora; two grandchildren, Archie Hollenback and Kevin Warren, both of Eupora; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Arlene Benefield
RIPLEY – Arlene Joyce Benefield, 72, died Thursday, April 16, 2009, at the Golden Living Center. She was a retired nurse’s aide. She enjoyed reading.
No public service will be held. Waters Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Connie Jackson (Dale) of Walnut; three sons, Richard Benefield and Dennis Benefield, both of Ripley, and Jeff Benefield of Corinth; two sisters, Judy Christy of Kerman, Calif., and Midge Hernandez (Richard) of Fresno, Calif.; one brother, Larry Ulery (Connie) of Livermore, Calif.; and one grandson, Nathan Benefield of Paradise, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Benefield, and her parents, Elmer and Vivian Borrowman Ulery.

 

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