HOUSTON - Joe Lewis Moore, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Montgomery Mortuary Service in Houston.
MATHISTON - Deanna Calloway Harrison, 70, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Mathiston. Burial will follow in the Sapa Cemetery in Webster County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Oliver Funeral Home and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Mathiston.
Samuel E. White
MABEN - Samuel E. "Edsel" White, 87, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at his home. Mr. White lived a blessed life surrounded by an extended family and many friends.
A graveside service was held Monday, Nov. 8, at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Owen Gordon officiated. Burial was in the Providence Methodist Church Cemetery. Welch Funeral Home of Maben was in charge of the arrangements.
He s survived by his wife, Liza Harpole White of Maben; a daughter, Dena Miller (Keith) of Tupelo; two sons, Mickey White (Linda) of Maben and Gary White (Dana) of Alva, Fla.; a sister, Corrine Springer of Maben; a brother, James White of Maben; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
His grandchildren and great-grandchildren served as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or www.alz.org.
MILWAUKEE - Doyle Jones, 75, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Milwaukee, Wis. He was born Feb. 25, 1935, to Holder and Alma Selmon Jones in Lee County.
Services will be at noon Wednesday at Agnew amp& Sons Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Bro. J. S. Agnew officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Agnew amp& Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of arrangement.
Survivors include three sisters, Viola J. (Luther) Turner of Chicago, Willie Mae Pittman of Baldwyn and Ollie Mae Keeton of Milwaukee, Wis.; one brother, Will Jones of Milwaukee, Wis.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles, Verner and Carl Jones; and three sisters, Sallie Brown, Carrie Lamb and Maggie Ree Jones.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today and family hour from 5 to 6 p.m. today.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry at www.agnewandsons.com.
RIPLEY - Karen Leeraine Brown Gooch, 51, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at her home in Ripley.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with Bro. Terry Hall officiating. Burial will be in Old Country Cemetery at Ashland.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
Noah E. Thigpen
CORINTH - Noah E. Thigpen, 63, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Hight Funeral Home in Corinth. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time today.
PETAL - Beverly Rolfe Wilson, 70, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Wesley Medical Center. Mrs. Wilson was the maintenance administrator at South Central Bell and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be in Green's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home of Hattiesburg is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Wilson of Petal; a brother, Stanley Rolfe and his wife, Janet, of Ripley; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mike and Lillian Wilson Walters of Jackson; two nephews, Phillip Tong of Germantown, Tenn., and Chris Walters of Jackson; a niece, Jenny Hardison of Hattiesburg; and two great-nieces, Rachel and Lindsey Tong.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Strafford and Ruby Rolfe, and her sister, Sarah Tong Summerour.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
BRUCE - Walter Wade Weeks, 83, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at his home. He was a retired mechanic and truck driver for Calhoun County District Maintenance. He was a member of Mr. Moriah Baptist Church.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. Joey Hamilton, the Rev. Wayne Cobb and the Rev. Earl Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Davidson Weeks of Bruce; one daughter, June Weeks Sexton and her husband, Bobby, of Bruce; three grandchildren, Christina Hardin and her husband, Dan, Cary Sexton, and Carli Bryant and her husband, Joel; seven great-grandchildren, Shelby Knox, Hannah Knox, Cara-Lee Sexton, Gavin Sexton, Brady Sexton, Levi Bryant and Miki Hardin; and one brother, Tom Weeks of Bruce.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy Wade and Rebecca Winters Weeks; three brothers, Cecil Weeks, Doris Weeks and Fred Weeks; and two sisters, Katherine Morris and Rudell Neal.
Pallbearers will be Joel Bryant, Keith Davidson, Kelly Davidson, Dan Hardin, Carl Hayles and Cary Sexton.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult Men's Sunday School Class: Edwin Bagwell, David Bray, Homer Brown, Charles Chrestman, Matelon Chrestman, Lawrence King, Melvis McCormick, Billy Fred Murphree, Lonnie W. Parker and Larry Snellings.
Online condolences may be left at www.parkermemorialfuneralhome.com.
NETTLETON - Ina Maurine Barrett Prentice, 87, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at River Place Nursing Center in Amory. She was born on Dec. 8, 1922, in Marietta to Zero and Kitera Cole Barrett. She lived most of her life in Zion, Ill., but had lived in Monroe County for the past 20 years. She was a retired factory worker for Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, Ill., and a Presbyterian. She enjoyed sewing, shopping, and making arts and crafts.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton with Bro. Bill Payne and Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will be in Jones Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol D. McCarley of Baldwyn; one sister, Dot Cleveland of Nettleton; two grandsons, Tim McCarley of Booneville and Tracy McCarley of Pensacola, Fla.; one great-granddaughter, Savannah McCarley of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lew Prentice; her parents; one son, William Larry O'Neal; two brothers, Travis Barrett and Billy Barrett; three sisters, Euna Walker, Mary Plunkett and Maxine Ricks; and one son-in-law, David Greenhill.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Johnson, Bryan Johnson, Glen Ricks, Harold Plunkett, Bobby Plunkett and David Greenhill.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the online guest registry at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.
JUMPERTOWN - Maxine Davis, 79, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
BLUE SPRINGS - Patricia Armstrong, 57, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones amp& Son Funeral Directors of Tupelo.
BOONEVILLE - Ralph Refus Hare, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Hare Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
TUPELO - Robert "Bob" Wright, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. He was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Smithville to Chester and Sara Dora Marenda Sanders Wright. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Verona. He worked in the construction (concrete) industry. He was an avid animal lover.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First Pentecostal Church in Verona with Bro. John McAllister and Bro. Jonathan McAllister officiating. Burial will be in Turon Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Raygenna Wright of Tupelo; four daughters, Rachele Dodd of Tupelo, Nicole Wright of Vina, Ala., Sherry Jaime and Jennifer Ramirev, both of Fulton; two sons, George Wright of Tremont and Billy Wright of Tupelo; 12 grandchildren; and one sister, Ruth Ann Dobbs of Tupelo.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Wright; and one grandson and one granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Dalton Langford, Billy Goins, Brian Baughtman, Tony Ceja, Bill Russell and Buddy Whitaker.
TUPELO - Mary Catherine Carniglia Hanna, 94, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at The Home Place in Saltillo. She was born in New Jersey on Nov. 25, 1915, to Victor Carniglia and Teresa Lynch Carniglia. She lived most of her life in New Jersey, moving to Amory in 1985 and then moving to Tupelo five years ago. After retiring after many years as a secretary in the insurance industry, she enjoyed being a master housewife and homemaker. She had a caregiver's heart and was an avid reader, especially enjoying murder mysteries. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Tupelo and enjoyed her affiliation with St. Helen's in Amory while living there.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at St. James Catholic Church in Tupelo with Father Henry Shelton officiating. Burial will be private. Holland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her daughter, Pat Hanna of New Jersey; two sons, Mike Hanna of Tupelo and Robert Hanna of New Jersey; three sisters, Ann Bardolf and Rosemary Wilson of New Jersey and Teresa Sweltzer of Pennsylvania; three brothers, Vernard Carniglia of Tupelo, Joseph Carniglia of Virginia and Victor Carniglia of New Jersey; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS. 38802.
CORINTH - Shirley Ann Bridges McDougal, 63, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at her home. She was a member of the Little Brown Free Will Baptist Church and attended Reaching Out Pentecostal Church. She was a certified nursing assistant with Cornerstone Health and Rehab.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville with Bro. Jeff Jones and Bro. Danny Short officiating. Burial will be in the Pisgah Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Sammy Lee McDougal; three daughters, Debbie (Chris) Stevens and Renea (Michael) Moore, all of Marietta, and Laura (Buzz) Blauvelt of Rienzi; two sons, Charles Edge of Corinth and Robert (Debra) Edge of Booneville; two sisters, Ode Tueffel and Mary Lou Franks, both of Booneville; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Annie Bridges Shockley; her father, Minor Mason Bridges; two brothers, Donald and Sambo Bridges; her stepfather, Fletcher Shockley; and a granddaughter, Samantha Jackson.
Visitation will continue until service time today.
Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.
INGOMAR - Sherman Gilley, 81, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home of Baldwyn.
ECRU - Emma Lois Watson Wilder, 77, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at her residence. She was a member of Ecru Baptist Church and a retired beautician. She was a past member of the Cairo Homemakers Home Demonstration Club and the Goodtimers Club.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with Rev. Frank Wilder and Rev. Kenny Adair officiating. Burial will follow in the Ecru Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Ecru is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, James "Jimmie" Tut Wilder of Ecru; her daughter, Joyce Lindsey of New Albany; her son, Tim Wilder (Sherri) of Pontotoc; two sisters, Barbara Whitehead (Lane) of Pontotoc and Shirley Henson of Ecru; one brother, Perry Canerdy of Pontotoc; five sisters-in-law, Minnie Coker, Lullene Watson, Mozette Roberts (Harold), Janie Wilder (Dewitt) and Frances Armstrong; three grandchildren, Jody Lindsey, J.C. Hayles and Jessi Hayles; and three great-grandchildren, Madi Walton, Macy Walton and Jon Michael Walton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Watson and Anzie Smith Watson; her two sisters, Willa Dale McCain and Tamzie Whitehead; and her three brothers, Cody Canerdy, Leroy Canerdy and Buddy Watson.
Pallbearers will be Jody Lindsey, J.C. Hayles, Jim Armstrong, Brad Windham, Todd Roberts and Johnny Newsum. Honorary pallbearer will be Jon Michael Walton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.Browningecru.com.
PONTOTOC - Elois Corder Sims, 58, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born June 1, 1952, in Pontotoc County to James Enoch Corder and Addie Ruth McKnight Corder. She married Harry Sims on Dec. 21, 1969, and loved being with him, the children and grandchildren. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, where she served as pianist. She was a respected member of the community and had many friends.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Macedonia Baptist Church with Bro. Terry Faulkner officiating. Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery. Baldwin-Nowell Funeral Directors of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her mother, Addie Ruth Corder; her husband of almost 41 years, Harry Sims; one daughter, Brandy Watkins (Phil) of Pontotoc; two sons, Harry Sims Jr. and Daniel Sims; six grandchildren, Colton Watkins, Sara Beth Watkins, Sydney Sims, Morgan Sims, Megan Sims and Caitlyn Sims, all of Pontotoc; her father-in-law, Dan Sims of Houlka; two sisters, Kathy Jaggers (Ricky) of Pontotoc and Mary Lynn Henry of Pontotoc; three brothers, Harry Neal Corder (Weezie), Dennis Corder (Elaine) and Gary Corder (Lisa), all of Pontotoc; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, all of Pontotoc.
She was preceded in death by her father, James E. Corder; a nephew, Bill Henry; and her mother-in-law, Edith Sims.
Pallbearers will be Brooks Corder, Zack Corder, Will Jaggers, Jason Ritchie, Danny Corder and Stephen Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Clark, Zane Fields, Tommy Wiggins, Luke Bethune, Logan Fields and Thomas Clark.