Obituaries

Obituaries

Marjorie Lee Fowler

COURTLAND–Marjorie Lee Bumpous Fowler, age 82, passed away on April 12, 2017 at her home in Courtland.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 17, at Wells Funeral Home. Interment was at Eureka Private Cemetery in Courtland.
Rev. Wayne Scoggins, Rev. Ken Salley, Mr. Mark Aldridge and Mr. Brandon Fowler and Mr. Lanny Fowler officiated the service.
Marjorie was born April 6, 1935 to the late Robert Dudley Bumpous and Reatha Lucille Tice Bumpous in Marshall County.
During her lifetime she worked for Kellogg’s in Memphis and was a member of Eureka United Methodist Church. Marjorie was a loving wife, mother and friend. She found much joy in taking care of her family and friends. Marjorie held a special love for her family and grandchildren.
Those she leaves behind to cherish her loving memory include her husband of 60 years, Roy Douglas “Doug” Fowler; her children, Lanny Douglas Fowler of Southaven, and Sondra Denise Fowler of Senatobia; 4 grandchildren, Michael Paul Fowler, Brandon Douglas Fowler, Lauren Elizabeth Fowler, and Dalton Cole Fowler; and 1 great grandchild, Gunner Slade Brewington.
She is preceded in death by one daughter, Draxie Lynell Fowler; her parents, two sisters, Betty Jean McKnatt and Ann Hannah; two brothers, Raymond Bumpous and Randolph Bumpous.

Carolyn Jeannine Hall

CRENSHAW–Carolyn Jeannine Hall, age 69, passed away April 14 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.
Funeral services were Monday at Crenshaw Baptist Church with interment in Longtown Cemetery.
Born May 21, 1947 to the late William Leo and Peggy Joyce Purdon Parrish, she was a member of Crenshaw Baptist Church and worked for First Security Bank as a teller.

James Bailey Kimbrough

MARKS–Mr. James Bailey Kimbrough, 75, passed away Thursday April 13, 2017 at Merit Health in Batesville. Services were held Monday, April 17 in the Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Kimbrough was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Stella Kimbrough of Sardis; one son, Larry (Rose) Kimbrough of Pontotoc; eight sisters, Helen White of Republic, Mo., Jessie Faye Plunk of Clarksdale, Dovie Vaughn of Crenshaw, Lula Ann Rose of Carson, IA., Ethelyn Steueville of Plano, Texas, Ruby Cole, of Mendenhall,  Nancy Whitworth of Republic, Mo., and Barbara Ann Crafton of McGee; two brothers, Herman Lee (Brenda) Kimbrough of Okolona and Roy (Terrie) Kimbrough of Sardis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Vera Kimbrough, and one son, Robert Kimbrough.

C. Morris Terry

LITTLE ROCK–C. Morris “Mick” Terry, 81, of Little Rock, passed away on April 12, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1935 in Como, to Coleman and Sue Morris Terry.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at St. James United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Mick and Hildie Terry Memorial Endowment at the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas.
Mick graduated from Memphis State University (now called University of Memphis) with a B.S. in Engineering and from The Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
During his career with the Air Force, Mick enjoyed traveling to many different countries. After his Air Force career, Mick worked in Indianapolis for an oil company.
It was there that he met Hildie, a nurse. They were married in 1979 at the Fredonia Church near Como.
His work with a major U.S. oil company spanned over thirty years in the Midwest and South Central states.
He was an expert in the propagation of plants, especially of persimmon and nut trees. Mick was awarded for his AR Champion Asian Persimmon tree which is an American Persimmon grafted with six Asian varieties. Mick appreciated his many friendships in the AR Native Plant Society and the AR Urban Forestry Council.
Mick and Hildie joined St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock 38 years ago and were faithful and beloved members.
Mick was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Hildegarde Reimer Terry, who died in September 2016.
Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501) 224-2200.  Mick’s online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.

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