PRAIRIE – Inez Naugle Caradine, 81, went on to be with the Lord Monday, March 4, 2013, at her home in the Caradine community. She was born Jan. 14, 1932, in the Caradine community of north Clay County to the late Clara Naugle Caradine and Hugh Grant Caradine Sr. Inez Naugle Caradine was a member of McCondy United Methodist Church. She was an accountant for A.N. Morgan & Associates most of her career, spending the last year with Ernst & Ernst Jackson, later working as an accountant for Harold Craig in Houston, now the Byrne Agency. Inez loved her family, and always said she loves all of us the same. She was a loving caregiver to many in her family and lived so humbly in McCondy. Caradine was a graduate of Egypt High School and was also a graduate of Draughn's Business College in Jackson.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Lampkin officiating. Burial will follow in Mixon Cemetery, Prairie. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one sister, Joyce Caradine Aycock of Prairie; one brother, Hugh Grant Caradine Jr. of Jackson; nieces and nephews, William W. Aycock III (Jennie), Eunice Coleman (Todd), Clara Newman (Chip), Hugh Grant Caradine Jr., Rosalyn Gray, Jill Walsh (Wayne), Charlotte Bingham (Brent) and Jeff Sudduth (Cathy); and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews. Inez was preceded in death by her sisters, Florence Caradine Harrell Smith and Lydia Caradine Sudduth, and nephew, George Harrell, and her special friend, Milton O'Keefe.
Pallbearers will be Bill Aycock, Jeff Sudduth, Brent Bingham, Nolen Aycock, Jake Sudduth, Mason Gray, Grant Gray, David Ellis, William Everett, Jeff Bingham and Chris Bingham.
Honorary pallbearers will be her loving caregivers, Ms. Evelyn Estrada, Ms. Stephanie Freeman, Ms. Emmie Fulgham and Ms. Donna McDonald, The family thanks these ladies for their love and, care of our precious family member.
Memorials may be made to Mixon Cemetery Care Fund, c/o Mrs. Joyce Aycock, 21253 Hwy. 47, Prairie, MS 39756; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942; or Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39701.
Visitation will be the Thursday, March 7, from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.
STEENS – Dexter Snowden Cochran, 83, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 17, 1929, in Chester in Choctaw County to Martin Casey and Hester Tullos Cochran. He retired as a county agent with USDA in 1990 after 24 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army as a corporal from 1951-1959 and the National Honor Guard Persido at San Francisco, Calif. He was a resident of Lowndes County for the past 47 years, moving there from Ridgeland. He was a past member of Columbus Kiwanis, Turner’s Battery, Starkville, 4-County Advisory Board, Lowndes County Fair Board, North Mississippi Retired Agent Club (Old Timers), Cattlemen Association and Sons of Confederate Veterans. He enjoyed farming, woodworking, collecting anything about John Deere tractors, beekeeping, and was an avid camper. He and his wife are the only charter members of the National Civil War Medical Museum and were recognized for outstanding work in Civil War field hospital living history reenactments covering five states.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus with Jeffery “Duffy” Neubauer officiating. Interment will be in Piney Grove Cemetery at Steens. Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of more tahn 59 years, Nadine “Dee” Cochran of Columbus; daughters, Shirley (Leslie) Strait of Brooksville and Nina (Richard) Steenstra of Steens; brother, Leon Cochran of Tupelo; grandchildren, Tiffany Ward, Sabrina Strait, David Strait, Sgt. Alan Steenstra, Margaret Strait, Paul Strait, Cpl. Justin Steenstra and Michael Strait; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Timothy Dexter Cochran, and brother, Cohen Cochran.
Pallbearers will be Justin Steenstra, David Strait, Aubrey Blair, Carwin Green, Cliff Richey, Gary Deevers and Cory Deevers. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Andrew “Bobby” Dill and staff; members of Turners Battery and Old Timers Club; Dr. John McBrayer and the Heart South Staff in Alabaster, Ala.; and Dr. John Manard and staff in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lowndes Funeral Home.
Rev. Martin Williams
CARTHAGE – The Rev. Martin Williams, 85, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Carthage. A native of Lee County, he attended Clarke College in Newton and Mississippi College in Clinton. He was ordained by Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in New Albany, then continued to pastor churches for more than 60 years in numerous counties in Mississippi. An avid fisherman and hunter, he loved the outdoors, reading old westerns and became an accomplished painter. He loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was a servant leader.
Services were Tuesday, March 5, at Carthage First Baptist Church with Pastor Stephen Evans and Dr. Eddie Hamilton officiating. Interment followed at Blackjack Church Cemetery in Benton. Wilcox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his two sons, Martin “Butch” Williams, II (Dorothy) of Lena and Harry Williams of Brandon; brother-in-law, Ross Hodges of Blue Springs; sister-in-law, Donna Pepper of Benton; five grandchildren, Mark, Mary, Whitney, Bailie and Carter; and five great-grandchildren, Taylor, Hillary, Zane, Aliza and Wyatt.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Mary Anne Williams; his parents, Ophus and Nola Carter Williams; brother, James Williams; and sister, Marie Williams Hodges.
OKOLONA – Breylon Tylee Norwood, 8 months old, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at University of Jackson Medical Center. He was born June 26, 2012, in Amory to Audreanna Norwood and Joshua Pannell. Although his short life was a daily struggle to survive, he brought much joy and happiness to his family who loved him dearly.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jason Clouse officiating. Burial will be in the Oddfellows Cemetery.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Tammy Lynn Norwood, Sammy Gillylen, Gloria Tubbs and Jessie Pannell (Sarah); his great-grandparents, Edith and John Lamar Norwood, Annie Bogan and Dorothy Mae Gillylen; great-great-grandparents, Beatrice Jolly and Meta Hampton; special aunts and uncles, Cliff and Stacy Norwood, Quenshay Bogan, Maurice Johnson, John Tyler Norwood (Stephanie), Clint Norwood (Tina), Tina Red (Donald), Prescilla Gillylen, Carol and Mickey Poe, Jewel Garth, David Gillylen, Damian Gillylen, Kayla Gillylen, Bradley Hodges; and numerous extended family members.
Pallbearers will be Martez Holland, Marquis Holland, Brian Wooten and J.D. Mize. Honorary pallbearers will be Cliff Norwood and Dean Perry.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Martha Gambill Sisk
BOONEVILLE – Martha Gwen Gambill Sisk, 89, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Dec. 11, 1923, in the Hills Chapel community of Prentiss County to John William West and Annie Mae Bearden West. She was a machine operator at Brown Shoe Company, and she was a member of Osborne Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, wood crafts and crocheting.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Terry Scott and Bro. John Cagle officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, James Larry Gambill Sr. (Diann) and John Gambill (Dorothy), all of Booneville; four daughters, Carolyn Goodin (Lowell) of Preston, Ann Scott (Terry) of Jumpertown, Janice Williams (Terry) of New Albany and Beth King (Eugene) of Michie, Tenn.; a brother, John William West Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Agnes Herndon of Brandon and Jane Stacy (Morris) of Brewer; a stepson, Curtiss Sisk (Barbara) of Shannon; a stepdaughter, Phillis Goggins (David) of Shannon; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.W. Gambill, on Nov. 22, 1967; her second husband, Frank Sisk, on Nov. 22, 1998; her parents; a brother, Hassel West; and a sister, Myrtle Taylor.
Pallbearers are Gary Goodin, James Larry Gambill Jr., Allen Tate, Gene King, Peyton Gambill and James Davis.
Memorials may be made to Osborne Creek Baptist Church, c/o Dorothy Gambill, 527 CR 7000, Booneville, MS 38829.
BOONEVILLE – Kathleen Hutcheson, 80, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Landmark Nursing and Rehab. She was born Aug. 2, 1932, to Charles and Elizabeth Grimes Tennyson. She was retired from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was a member of East Booneville Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Kennedy and Bro. Rickey Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Cemetery.
She is survived by two sisters, Ann Lacy (David) of Knoxville, Tenn., and Ruby Gardner of Booneville; two brothers, Gene Tennyson (Nevikube) and Hubert Tennyson (Beulah), both of Hills Chapel; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Hutcheson; her parents; and two brothers, Homer and Charles Tennyson.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.
Mary Jo Roye
PONTOTOC – Mary Jo Robbins Roye, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House after a long illness. She was born Sept. 8, 1934, to John and Ninnie Mae Robbins. She married Donald Roye on Oct. 13, 1952. She was a lifelong member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed her Red Hat Society Group and friends from Camp Bluebird. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who was loved by all.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Hartley and the Rev. Paul Sims officiating. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Donald; her brother, Billy D. Robbins; her sister, Sandra Guyton; her children, Donny Roye (Donna), Ina Graham (Anthony) and Lisa Hardin; her grandchildren, Allison Huey (Trey), Jackson Roye (Elena), Austin Roye, Forrest Jenkins (Jake), Casey Pernell (John), Jessie Jones (Cassie), and Ben Hardin; and three great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son-in-law, Paul W. Dillard.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to Camp Blue Bird Cancer Support Group, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.
MANTACHIE – Billy Ray “B.R.” Jones, 78, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at his home after an extended illness. He was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Dodson, La., to Gilbert and Ruby Green Jones. He worked as a welder for JESCO M&E and retired from SM Lawrence in Jackson, Tenn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and loved bluegrass music, especially the Primitive Quartet.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. J.V. Mills, Bro. Robert Humphres and Bro. Ronnie Taylor officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elowayne Tucker Jones; three sons, B.R. Jones Jr. (Cherie) of Ashburn, Va., Mark Jones (Cindy) of Mantachie and Barry Chapman (Roxanne) of Monteray, La.; one daughter, Cristi Webb (Dave) of Fulton; two sisters, Betty Jones of Dodson, La., and Mary Ann Baynes of Newport News, Va.; six grandchildren, Candace Jones (Travis), Andrew Jones, Travis Jones, Shawna Wilburn (Michael), Peyton Webb and Josh Webb; two great-grandchildren, Izabelle Bennett and Elijah Luker; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Jones; two sisters, Zell Simmons (Cois) and Jean Chestnut (S.A.); and his parents.
Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Luker and Michael Fleming.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcneecemorrisfuneralhome.com.
Marion Smith Sr.
ACKERMAN – Casey Marion Smith Sr., 83, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 4, 2013. He was born April 4, 1929, in Moorhead. He moved to Choctaw County in 1942. In 1948 he graduated from Ackerman High School, where he was the first student body president, senior class president and a member of the 1947 championship football team. He served two terms as alderman of Ackerman. He worked as Public Works superintendent, fire chief and deputy marshal for 11 years. He organized and directed the first fire department in Ackerman. He was the founder and president emeritus of the annual Ackerman school reunion. An entrepreneur, he co-founded and managed several successful statewide water works supply businesses. He was a member of Ackerman Masonic Lodge 119 and Gideons International. He retired in 1985, but his love of woodworking prompted him to begin his own business, Poppa’s Country. He was a collector of antiques, displaying his collection in Poppa’s Country Museum. A beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, he will be remembered for his passion for Jesus Christ, his faithfulness to his church, his love for his family, his zest for life and his generosity toward his fellow man.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. The Rev. Jerry Lawson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Enon Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joan McIntire Smith of Ackerman, whom he married in 1948; one son, Casey M. “Buddy” Smith Jr. (Carol) of Tupelo; one brother, Kenneth Smith (Bess) of Flowood; two grandchildren, Casey Smith III (Mandy) and Stacey Fowler (Chip); and four great-grandchildren, Casey Joe Fowler, Weston Fowler, Addie Grace Smith and Lexie Rose Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Casey Triplett and Grace Fondren Smith; and his sister, Doris Withers.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 294, Ackerman, MS 38735; or Ackerman School Reunion Scholarship, Attn: Kenny Clark, P.O. Box 398, Ackerman, MS 39735.
Mary Lou Christian
TUPELO – Mary Lou McBrayer Christian, 86, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House. She was a nurses aide at Belle Vista and member of Auburn Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Auburn Baptist Church Cemetery.
She is survived by a daughter, Diane McBrayer Sample (Billy) of Friendship; two stepdaughters, Diane Peters and Carolyn Clayton, both of Starkville; one sister, Sue Sheryl of West Memphis, Ark.; one brother, Ted Houston of Arkansas; five grandchildren, Tracy Sample, Scotty Sample, Tammy Eden, Beth Easton and Marion Cook; six stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, Megan, Autumn, Hannah, Brayden, Preston, Amanda, Emily, Cassie, Lauren, Madison, Riley, Katie, Caleb and Abbey; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild, Kalynn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan and Daisy Moore Houston; first husband, Eugene McBrayer; second husband, Stanley Christian; and a daughter, Sandra Hanson.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be may to the Sanctuary Hospice House.
CALHOUN CITY – Sarah R. Helms, 71, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Calhoun Health Service Nursing Home. She was born March 24, 1941, in Brookhaven. She was a homemaker and a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City with the Rev. Robert Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Calhoun City.
Survivors include a special friend, Dot Hardin; three daughters, Tammy Ruth Little, Ellen Mae and Billie Jean; and two sons, James Marty Case and Alfred Ray Case.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy D. Helms; and her parents, Paul Hoslea Farmer and Ella Vera Brooms Farmer.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Lee, Woody Jones, Hal Reese Jr., Barney Wade, Henry Lackey and David Spivey.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
CORINTH – Frances Arnold Kilcrease, 91, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Cornerstone Health and Rehab.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Corinth. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.com.
VARDAMAN – Naomi Christeen Hellums, 91, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at her daughter’s home. She was born April 18, 1921, near Sledge in Quitman County. She was a homemaker and a factory worker. She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Bro. Don Wilson will officiate, and Bro. Robert Earl Alexander and Bro. Benny Hill will assist. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery at Vardaman.
Survivors include five daughters, Annice Jenkins of Bruce, Syvillie Wells of Olive Branch, Vannie Hellums of Wynne, Ark., Annie (Ronald Dean) Parker of Pittsboro and Frances Brown of Bruce; one son, David (Nelda) Hellums of Pearl; three sisters, Genero “Sis” O’Neal of Horn Lake, Ruby O’Bryant of Calhoun, La.,, Shirley Carter of Horn Lake; one brother, Glen White (Peggy) of Bruce; a sister-in-law, Eva Pearl White of North Port, Ala.; 14 grandchildren, Rodney (Marie) Hellums, Jean Williams, Joyce (Don) Jerrolds, Angie Wells, James (Monica) Gregory, Julia (Jason) Aron, Carla (Bradley) McCostlin, Eric (Tiffany) Wells, Myra (Scott) Tims, Jennifer (Dean) Bennett, Christi (Larry) Stacy, Ben (Christine) Hellums, Aaron Brown, Randy (Shirley) McKiney; 32 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Doff White and Bertha May White; her husband, John Warren Hellums; a son, J.C. “Joey” Hellums; a stepdaughter, Louise Head; four sisters, Willie Moore, Inez Bishop, Virginia Bland and Frankie Fernandez; a brother, J.D. White; two grandchildren, Dean McKiney and Ray McKiney; one great-grandson; and one great-great -grandson.
Pallbearers will be Jason Aron, Dean Bennett, Bobby Gordon Brown, Bradley McCostlin, Larry Stacy and Scott Tims. Honorary pallbearers will be Aaron Brown, James Gregory, Ben Hellums, Rodney Hellums, Randy McKiney and Eric Wells.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.
Rev. James Lewis
PONTOTOC – The Rev. James Aron Lewis, 78, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home in Ripley.
Visitation will be from 4 ro 8 p.m. Friday at Cherry Creek Baptist Church, 275 Subertown Road, Ecru.
BOONEVILLE – Ilene Stokes, 89, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Landmark Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.
TUPELO – William Leroy Mashburn died Sunday, March 3, 2013. He was born July 12, 1948. He will always be present in the minds and hearts of his family. He will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. His body was donated to science to be of service to others.
He is survived by one daughter, Kim Beck (Robert); two granddaughters, Rome and Bijou; three sisters, Louise White, Ann Long (Jim) and Dorthy Hill; and four brothers, Wesley Mashburn (Sandy), Robert Mashburn (Kathey), Bobby Bishop (Mary) and David Hill (Janis).
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Leona Mashburn; his foster parents, Russell and Jane Hill; and a sister, Billy Joy Hampton.
OKOLONA – James Toliver Carter, 93, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. He was born April 9, 1919, in Woodland to James Carter and Mary Martin Carter. As a lifelong resident of Okolona, he attended school there and worked many years in general maintenance for the City of Okolona before retiring in 1976. He was a hard worker, enjoyed his chickens and his yard. He frequently and greatly enjoyed sitting on the front porch of his home with friends and neighbors. He was of the Baptist faith.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Okolona Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Jimmy Bryan officiating. Burial is private. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time only. Holland Funeral Directors Okolona Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.
Survivors include his son, James Wayne Carter (Diane) of Okolona; two daughters, Virginia Mangus of Pickwick Lake, Tenn., and Marty Anderson of Pasadena, Texas; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters, and a son, Allen Carter.
Condolences may be emailed to email@example.com.
CHATTANOOGA – Margaret Jean Kirby Minga, 84, died on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Born Sept. 16, 1928, in Oakland, Calif., she was a daughter of the late William Albert and Margaret Christabel Viera Kirby. She married Ralph Wheeler Minga in 1947. A graduate of Hayword High School in Hayword, Calif., she was a homemaker and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Presbyterian church and enjoyed spending time with her family especially making dresses for her daughters and heirloom sewing for her granddaughters. Her hobbies included playing bridge, sewing, shopping for antiques and clothes/fashion.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Lann Cemetery in Greenwood Springs. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Gail Minga Nicholson of Atlanta, Ga., and Dorrie Minga LaBoue of Evansville, Ind.; one son, David Ellis Minga of London, Ky.; two sisters, Margorie Stevenson and Lynnette Burgess; six grandchildren, Melissa, Aaron and Chad Minga; Margaret and Burke Nicholson Jr., and Amy LoBue of Evansville, Ind.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Pallbearers will be Dean Minga, Greg Norton, Gilbert Whitehead, Aaron Minga, Chad Minga and Burke Nicholson Jr.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to “Keep Smithville Beautiful,” c/o Renasant Bank, 63471 Hwy. 25 N., Smithville, MS 38870; or to the Hamilton County Parks and Recreation for Tennessee River Park, 2318 North Goldpoint Circle, Hixson, TN 37343.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
CORINTH – Joseph L. “Chicken” Reed died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Fraley’s Chapel Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church,