ENID - Jerry Boe Estridge, 62, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Bethel Cemetery at Enid. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of the arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
BATESVILLE - John Randall Alexander, 50, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, in an auto accident.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
MOOREVILLE - William Melvin "Bill" Hefner, 72, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. A Tulin, Mo., native, he was born Aug. 2, 1939, to Henry and Medrith Webb Hefner. He was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam. For the past 15 years, he and his wife lived in Mooreville. He worked eight years for Walmart in sporting goods. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. He was a member of United in Christ Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Bro. Harvey Coplin officiating. Burial will be in Greenbrier Cemetery in Becker.
Survivors include his wife, Frankie Worthy Hefner of Mooreville; two children, Lou Ellen Hefner of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Roger Hefner, serving in Afghanistan; three stepchildren, June Smith of Tupelo, Amy Lamb of Blue Mountain and Billy Renfro of Mooreville; one granddaughter, Ashley Hefner of Kentucky; two grandsons, Jacob Jones and Johnathan Smith of Mooreville; one sister, Mary Lou Weeks of Campbell, Mo.; one half sister, Anna Lou Lott of Fairdealing, Mo.; one brother, Clyde Hefner of Brosley, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his half brother, Buel Webb.
Pallbearers will be Billy Renfro, Jacob Jones, Johnathan Smith, Ann Williams, June Smith, Bro. Phil Benton, Darrell Cooper and Jermaine Gathings.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Mississippi Kidney Foundation.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
SALTILLO - Patsy Sue Coggins, 60, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home of Baldwyn.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
ABERDEEN - Charlotte Ann George-Lee, 70, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 6, 1941, to William Theodore George and Lotah Maude Harris George in Calhoun County. She lived most of her life in Monroe County and graduated from Aberdeen High School. She was a member of Aberdeen First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a. m. Tuesday in the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen with Bro. Roy McHenry officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Angela Renee Lee-Chappell (John) of Pontotoc; two sons, David Kelly Lee (Gaby) of Columbia, S.C., and Richard Wilson Lee (Monica) of Conway, Ark.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, John Price George and Otto Thomas George.
Pallbearers will be David Lee, Richard Lee, Joshua Chappell, John Chappell, Landon George and Sinoa Tusieseina.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen.
Sign the register and send condolences online at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.
PITTSBORO - Clarence Mayrone "Roni" Walls, 53, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. A native of Pontotoc County, he was born Sept. 30, 1958, to Earnest Hood Walls and Effie Criddle Walls. He was a handyman.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Southern Funeral Chapel of Houston with Bro. Carl Morris officiating. Burial will be in Redland Cemetery in Pontotoc County.
Survivors include three sisters, Phyllis Talamo of Vardaman, Kara Hiott amp& Keith of Irvington, Ala., and Linda McKee of Ohio; three brothers: Earnest W. Walls of Pittsboro, Michael Walls of Kenner, La., and Larry Walls of Pontotoc; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents and one brother, Carlos Dean Walls.
Pallbearers will be Ernie Walls, Randy Jones, Jesse Walls, Stephen Couvillon, Alvin John "Boo" Sons III, and Ronnie Rogers. Shawn Walls, who is serving in Afghanistan, will be an honorary pallbearer.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today only at the funeral home. There will be no visitation Sunday.
Online condolences: www.southernfuneralchapel.webs.com
RED BAY, Ala. - Elois Stidham Overton, 89, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a native of Alabama and a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Red Bay.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with Bro. Larry Hill officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery in Hackleburg, Ala. Deaton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are one daughter, Sherrie Tackett of Red Bay; one son, Kent Overton (Laura) of Michigan; six grandchildren, Ryan Tackett (Desirae Ivy), Jamie Overton (Stephanie), Kent Overton (Melissa), Rebecca Payne, Tammie Kaminski (Lee) and Christie Smith (John); 16 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ardie Overton; her parents, Marvin and Callie Lawler Stidham; a son, Jerry L. Overton; and a granddaughter, Darcie Dahoud.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and until service time Tuesday at Deaton Funeral Home.
Jimmy R. Wells
BELMONT - Jimmy R. "Wildman" Wells, 68, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at his residence. He was a native of Belmont and a truck driver for 40 years. He served in the National Guard.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Kevin Rogers officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery at Belmont. Deaton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are his wife, Judy C. Wells of Belmont; three daughters, Tammy C. Six (Donald) and Jennifer Lee Mattox, all of Belmont, and Jimmie Lynne Eaton (Jim) of Dennis; two brothers, Glen Wells (Betty) of Red Bay and Larry Wells (Nell) of Golden; four grandsons, Cary Wayne Smith (Melissa), Jimmy Kyle Eaton, Christopher Lee Haberman and Bayden Skyler Six; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Alma Wells, and two brothers, Lelon Wells and Delbert Ray Wells.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Slayton, Darius Wells, Mark Wells, Tracy Wells, Randy Ruple and Dale Wells. Honorary pallbearer will be Jared Sides.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. today and until service time Sunday at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont.
W.D. Holliday Sr.
FALKNER - W.D. Holliday Sr., 89, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at his home in Falkner. He was born Oct. 27, 1922, to Bob Holliday and Zula Montgomery Holliday. He was a motor grader operator in the construction business and worked for several construction companies over the years.
Graveside services only will be at 1 p.m. today at Lebanon Cemetery with Bro. Blaine Holliday officiating. Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by one daughter-in-law, Cheryl Holliday of Falkner; three grandchildren, Blaine Holliday (Claudia) of Tupelo, Johnny Holliday (Beverly) of Falkner and Kelly Holliday of Falkner; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, J. L. Holliday and Troy Holliday, both of Ripley; and a special friend, Jerry Sanderson of Ripley.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Jones Holliday; two daughters, Elizabeth Gail Holliday and Phyllis Arlene Holliday; one son, W.D. Holliday Jr.; his parents; and 10 brothers and sisters.
There will be no visitation.
To view obituaries online and sign the guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
RIPLEY - Vera Alline Welch Bridges, 85, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Corinth. She was born July 24, 1926, in Tippah County to William Barne "Wigg" Welch and Bertie Moore Welch. She was a homemaker and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley with the Rev. Scott Falgout officiating. Burial will be in Jacobs Chapel Cemetery in Ripley.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Waymon Eugene Bridges of Ripley; three daughters, Dixie Bumpus and Barbara Parks (John), both of Ripley, Wanda Anderson (John) of Katy, Texas; one great-grandchild, Dylan Hill of Ripley; three sisters, Francis Jenne (Hank) of Augusta, Ga., Catherine Chapman of Memphis and Becky Murphy (Frankie) of Iuka; and one brother, Gene Welch (Deanne) of Batesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Billy Joe Bumpus; and one brother, Bondy Welch.
Pallbearers will be Randy Hill, Dylan Hill, Stanley Chapman, Mike Jenne, Kevin Hatfield and Wade Scott.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7 a.m. until service time today.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
TUPELO - Aretta B. Kilgore died Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Traceway Green House. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.
MEMPHIS - George Alfred Filgo, 82, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Somerville, Tenn.
John C. Alexander
BLUE MOUNTAIN - John C. Alexander, 89, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster amp& Son Funeral Home of Ripley.
CORINTH - Gladys Motley died Friday, April 6, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Funeral Home of Corinth.
COLUMBUS - Gerald Fox, 76, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Aurora Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home.
BELMONT - Virginia Quay Pardue, 88, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at her residence.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery in Dennis. Deaton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont.