Obituaries – 2002 – P

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Padgett, Herman Ray
Herman Ray Padgett, 50, of Batesville, died Friday, January 18, 2002, at his home of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, at 2 p.m. at Dickins Chapel. Rev. Reggie Herron officiated the service. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. Dickins Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Padgett, son of Ethel Stacey Long of Atmore, Alabama, and the late Herman Richard Padgett, was born November 30, 1951, in Atmore, Alabama. he was a construction worker and an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

Survivors, other than his mother, include his wife, Linda Lucius Padgett of Batesville and Stephanie Faye Tinajero of Horn Lake; a stepson, Walter Stephen Sellers of Memphis, Tennessee; two sisters, Cynthia Ann Doran of Ashford, Alabama, and Rosa Matthijetz of Houston, Texas; and four grandchildren. A memorial obituary may be viewed at .


Page, Michael Jr.
Michael Page, Jr., 21, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, formerly of Charleston, died Friday, April 5, 2002, in Milwaukee of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church in Enid. Rev. William Johnson officiated the service. Burial was in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. had charge of arrangements.

Page, son of Michael Sr. and Margaret Page, of Milwaukee, was born November 8, 1980, in Charleston. He was a security guard and a member of St. John M.B. Church in Charleston.

Survivors, other than his parents, include two sons, Michael Page, III and Traynn L. Page, both of Milwaukee; two sisters, Katrina Page and Beatrice Page, both of Milwaukee; a brother, Rickey Kirk of Milwaukee; grandparents, Ruthie Mae Blue of Charleston and Fred Lumas of Holcomb; and a special friend, Quitrina Johnson of Milwaukee.
 


Palmer, Ola M.
Ola M. Palmer, 100, of Olive Branch, died Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in Southaven of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 19, at 10 a.m. at Broadway Baptist Church. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Como. Forest Hill South had charge of arrangements.

Palmer was the widow of the late Otis M. Palmer. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Baptist Women’s Association.

Survivors include four daughters, Ola May Finety of Birmingham, Alabama, Marian P. Thompson of Olive Branch, Eveyln P. Gregory of Memphis, Tennessee, and Ruth Goodnight of Southaven, 21 grandchildren, 49 great-grand-children and two great, great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Broadway Baptist Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.


Panzer, Raymond Ralph
Raymond Ralph Panzer, 78, of Pope, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at Dickins Chapel. Rev. Doug Pepper officiated the service. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Dickins Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Panzer, son of the late George William and Harriet Miller Panzer, was born April 22, 1924, in Waukegan, Illinois. He was a retired die caster and carpenter for Johnson Outboard Motor Corp. He was a U.S. Marines veteran of World War II. He and his wife, Peggy, served as volunteers for the U.S. Veterans at Great Lakes, Illinois and Oxford for 45 years. He was a member of the Gurnee Legion Post for 45 years and served one year as commander. For his dedication, he was awarded a paid lifetime membership. He was a member of the Young at Heart Club at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church and the Keenagers at the First Baptist Church in Batesville. He was also a member of the Triad Club of Panola County. He was preceded in death by four brothers and a grandson, Aaron Chlopek.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Peggy Jane Maciejewski Panzer of Pope; two daughters, Eunice Haney of Waukegan and Gail Panzer Collins of Delavan, Wisconsin; a grandson, Michael Mellon of Waukegan; two granddaughters, Natasha Brothers of Moyoch, North Carolina, and Kereana Chlopek of Delavan; five great-granddaughters and a great-grandson.

A memorial obituary may be viewed at www.legacy.com.


Parnell, Marvin Floyd
Marvin Floyd Parnell, 95, of Boulder, Colorado, formerly of Sardis, died Friday, February 15, 2002, at The Boulder Manor of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 23, at 1 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Mike Colston of Central H eights Baptist Church in Florence, Alabama, officiated the service. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Parnell, son of the late Marvin Ford and Pattie Francis Floyd Parnell, was born February 10, 1907, in the Pleasant Grove community. He graduated from Tate County Agricultural High School in 1926. He was a retired farmer and a member of Central Heights Baptist Church in Florence, Alabama. He was the widower of the late Tommye Ester Raiford Parnell.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Anne Thomas-Dodd of Charleston, South Carolina; a son, Robert Ford Parnell of Boulder, Colorado; three brothers, James Wallace Parnell of Southaven, Daniel Reid Parnell of Collierville, Tennessee, and Steven Cameron Parnell of Norwood, Louisiana; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Marvin Floyd Parnell Scholarship Fund, Northwest Miss. Community College, P.O. Drawer 7015, Senatobia, Miss. 38668.


Patrick, Evelyn Joiner
Evelyn Joiner Patrick, 92, of Sardis, died Saturday, January 19, 2002, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford of renal failure.

Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, at 11 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. William Johnson officiated the services. Burial was in Cold Springs Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home had change of arrangements.

Patrick, daughter of the late Louis Davis and Zula Goodnight Foster, was born October 18, 1909, in the Blackjack community. She was a seamstress and a member of Cold Sorings Methodist Church. She was the widow of the late James Loyd Joiner and the late Harold D. Patrick. She was preceded in death by two sons, Greekly Loyd Joiner and Ernest Lee Joiner.

Survivors included four daughters, Marie J. Mehan of Pope, Ruby J. Beardmore of Sardis, Katie J. Woolfolk of Senatobia, and Shirley J. Alexander of Foley, Alabama; two sons, James Earl Joiner of Bossier City, Louisiana, and Bill Joiner of Batesville; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and two great, great-grandchildren.


Patterson, Michael Gene
Michael Gene Patterson, 45, of Batesville, died Saturday, September 28, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto in Southaven of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Monday, September 30, at 2 p.m. at Dickins Chapel. Rev. Bobby Bell officiated the service. Burial was in Lambert Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Patterson, son of the late Billy Joe and Mary Jean Turman Patterson, was born July 27, 1957, in Marks. He was a painter.

Survivors include a sister, Joann Ware of Batesville; a brother, Jimmy Dale Patterson of Batesville; three nieces and a nephew.

A memorial obituary may be viewed at www.legacy.com.


Pearson, Dorothy Lou
Dorothy Lou Pearson, 60, of Water Valley, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 11, at 2 p.m. at Springhill North M.B. Church in Water Valley. Rev. Eric Nelson officiated the service. Burial was in Zion Spring Cemetery in Scuna Valley. Nicholson Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Pearson, daughter of Willie B. Cooper of Water Valley and the late Ben Watson, was born February 9, 1942, in Bruce. She was a homemaker and a member of Chapel Hill M.B. Church.

Survivors, other than her mother, include her husband, Robert Pearson of Racine, Wisconsin; four daughters, Dollie Cannon of Water Valley, Ethel Watson of Colorado, Robbin Watson and Latonya Pearson, both of Racine; three sisters, Gerldine Booker, Evelyn Turner and Mary Cooper, all of Water Valley; two brothers, J.C. Cooper of Water Valley and James Cooper of Coffeeville; grandparents, Elizabeth Blount of Canton and Earnest Cook of Goodman; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Perkins, Jean Underwood
Jean Underwood Perkins, 75, of Sardis, died Saturday, April 27, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford of heart failure.

Graveside services were held Monday, April 29, at 2 p.m. at Forrest Memorial Park. Rev. Don Howie officiated the service. Dickins Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Perkins, daughter of the late Frank Cluster and Ethel Mansel Underwood, was born February 12, 1927, in Ittawamba County. She was a retired employee of Panola Mills and a Presbyterian.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Perkins of Batesville; a son, Johnnie Newell of Tupelo; three sisters, Obie Jenkins of Batesville, Nell Armstrong of Tupelo and Lavell Young of Fulton; a brother, Jimmy Underwood of Fulton; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  A memorial obituary may be viewed at .


Perry, Eddie Mae
Eddie Mae Perry, 80, of Marks, died Friday, May 3, 2002, at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 9, at 11 a.m. at Greater Mt. Zion Church of God In Christ in Marks. Elder Ivory Sims officiated the services. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery in Marks. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. had charge of arrangements.

Perry, daughter of the late Man Kelly and Bessie Mae Rogers, was born April 5, 1922, in Starkville. She was a housewife and a member of Shelton Grove M.B. Church in Marks.

Survivors include a daughter, Bessie Roberson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; two sons, Tony Fox and Tommy Fox, both of Marks; two brothers, Alonzo Kelly and L.B. Kelly, both of Marks; 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great, great-grandchildren.


Peyton, Bonnie Wallace
Bonnie Wallace Peyton, 80, of Independence, died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at her home of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Independence United Methodist Church. Rev. E. Truman Thompson, Rev. W. L. Wallace and Rev. David Cross officiated the service. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Independence. C.O. Pate Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of arrangements.

Peyton was a retired teacher for the public school system, and a long standing member of Independence United Methodist Church. She was the widow of the late Hubert Floyd Peyton.

Survivors include two daughters, Micki Montanio of Dallas, Texas, and Robbye Anglin of Germantown, Tennessee; a son, Virgil Peyton of Jonesboro, Arkansas; her mother, Louise Burford Wallace of Independence; a sister, Joy Robison of Batesville; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Phillips, Robert R.
Robert R. Phillips, 78, of Batesville, died Monday, May 20, 2002, at Methodist Hospital – Central in Memphis, Tennessee, of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m. at Macedonia M.B. Church. Rev. Zannie Leland officiated the service. Burial was in Batesville Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. had charge of arrangements.

Phillips, son of the late Percy and Tipton Merandy Phillips, was born January 6, 1930, in Coila. He was a self-employed carpenter and owner of Phillips Construction Co. He was a member of Macedonia M.B. Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a private first class in the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1953.

Survivors include his wife, Vergie Phillips of Batesville; four sons, Joe Thompson of Batesville, Lewis Charles Davis of Greenwood, Wilson Phillips and Melvin Phillips, both of St. Louis, Missouri; a brother, Jessie Lee Phillips of Slidell, Louisiana; two sisters, Sarah E. Jordan and Bessie B. Smith, both of Coila; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
 


Pinion, John Wayne
John Wayne Pinion, 28, of Sledge, died Friday, July 26, 2002, near Sledge from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Graveside services were held Sunday, July 28, at 2 p.m. at Longtown Cemetery. John Parker officiated the service. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Pinion, son of Gary Lee and Shirley Lee Forsythe Pinion of Sledge, was born July 5, 1974, in Marks.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two brothers, James William Pinion of Connecticut and Gary Charles Pinion of Arkansas; his grandparents, Elizabeth and Wilson Pinion of Sledge and Leeone and Clyde Teuton of Jackson, Tenn.


Polk, Joanna
Joanna Polk, 93, of Sarah, died Wednesday, February 13, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto in Southaven of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Sunday, February 17, at 1 PM at Askew Grove M.B. Church. Rev. Walter Newson officiate the service. Burial was in Askew Grove Cemetery near Longtown. Moore Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Polk, daughter of the late George and Lonnie Walton Carter, was born April 8, 1908, in Panola County. She was a housewife and a member of Eastern Star. She was also a member of Askew Grove M.B. Church, where she was a member of the Mother Board. She was the widow of the late Bedford Polk.

Survivors include five daughters, Georgia Crowder of Memphis, Tennessee, Mary Polk of Longtown, Edna Polk of Clarksdale, Coria Polk and Dorothy Polk, both of Sarah; four brothers, J.C. Polk and Elvis Polk, both of Memphis, Marvin Polk and George Polk, both of Como; 35 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and seven great, great-grandchildren. 


Pounders, Brandy K.
Brandy K. Pounders, 21, of Memphis, Tennessee, died Monday, August 19, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis of heart failure.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 24, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Shiloh C.M.E. Church in Sardis. Rev. Gregory Stewart will officiate the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. has charge of arrangements.

Pounders, daughter of Lillie Rayford Pounders of Memphis and the late David Middleton, was born June 14, 1981, in Senatobia. She was disabled and a member of Black Chapel M.B. Church in Sardis.

Survivors, other than her mother, include a son, Jordon M. Curther of Memphis; a daughter, Morgan L. Pounders of Memphis; her grandparents, Easter Rayford and Bobby Walton, Sr., both of Batesville; a brother, Brodrick M. Pounders of Batesville; and two sisters, Karen Kuykendall of Batesville and Shunda L. Pounders of Jackson.


Prahl, Tyler McCoy
Tyler McCoy Prahl, 18, of Marks died Friday, September 20, 2002, in Sumner of an apparent homicide.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 28, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Marks. Rev. Bennie Vance and Rev. David Meadors officiated the service. Burial was in Marks Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Prahl, son of Bruce Prahl of Marks and Ellen Hawkins McKibben of North Carrollton, was born October 20, 1983. He graduated from Delta Academy in Marks and was a student at Mississippi Delta Community College. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marks.

Survivors, other than his parents, include a brother, Drew Prahl of North Carrollton; a sister, Liza McKibben of North Carrollton; a stepfather, Dean McKibben of North Carrollton; a stepmother, Suzanne Prahl of Marks; a stepbrother, Tom Edmonson of Marks; a stepsister, Ashley Edmonson of Marks; and a grandfather, Jim Prahl of Germantown.

Memorials may be made to the Tyler Prahl Memorial Fund, c/o Citizens Bank & Trust, P.O. Box 388, Marks, Mississippi 38646.


Prince, LeRoy
LeRoy Prince, 72, of Marlin, Texas, formerly of Panola County, died Monday, April 15, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marlin of heart failure.

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. at Viney Creek M.B. Church in Sardis. Rev. Ozine Thomas officiated the service. Burial was in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. had charge of arrangements.

Prince, son of the late T.J. and Annie Laura Fondren Prince, was born November 19, 1929, in Panola County. He was a caterer and a retired veteran of the U.S. armed forces.

Survivors include many cousins.
 


   

 

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