Obituaries – 2003 – M
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 1, 2003
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 1, 2003
| Mabry, Mary
Mary Mabry, 85, of Como died Friday, April 11, 2003 at her residence.
Funeral services are Saturday at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer M.B. Church in Como. Burial will be at Ebenezer M.B. Church Cemetery. C.O. Pate Funeral Home in Senatobia has charge.
Mabry was a housewife and a member of Ebenezer M.B. Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Rufus Mabry.
Survivors include two sisters, Etta Howard of Como and Beatrice Milam of Senatobia.
Mabus, James C.
Services were held Mon. Nov. 24, 2003 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Enid. Burial was at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Newsom Funeral Home was in charge .
Mabus, born Jan. 26, 1942, was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his son, Clark Mabus.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Barton Mabus of Charleston; one daughter Susan Mabus Neal of Batesville; two sisters, Glinda Hardy of Tippo, and Ivy Beth Turner of Grenada; one brother L.C. "Buddy" Mabus of Charleston and two grandchildren.
Mangrum, Howard "Dick"
Services will be Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at Second Baptist M.B. Church in Memphis, Tenn. with interment at Morris Chapel Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Fred Brown, Jr. will officiate services. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.
Mangrum, born Oct. 10, 1946, to Willie Golden and Robenna Abrams of Como, was a construction worker and a member of Independence Tyro Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Mangrum of Memphis, Tenn.; his mother, Robenna Abrams of Como; three sons, Kenneth T. Mangrum of Nashville, Tenn., Christopher A. Edwards of McKinney, Texas., Micheal Jones of Batesville; seven sisters, Dorothy Burdette of Sardis, Mae Linda Golden of Memphis, Tenn., Shirley Golden of Sardis, Sara Mae Hill, Pam Abrams, and Roberta Hardy, all of Como, and Brenda Johnson of Senatobia; five brothers, James Golden and Edward Golden, both of Longtown, Jerry Golden of Sardis, Edward Abrams of Memphis, Tenn., and Benard Abrams of Como; and three grandchildren.
Mangum, Thomas Travis
Services were Wednesday. at Dickins Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Batesville – Magnolia Cemetery. Rev. Al Mullin officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Mangum, born Oct. 1, 1943, to the late Thomas Tindall Mangum and the late Mable Hodges Mangum, was the Water & Waste Superintendent for the Corps of Engineers. He was a Veteran of Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Assoc., a veteran of Vietnam Conflicts, and a member of V.F.W.
Survivors include his wife Ophelia Landreth Mangum of Batesville; one son Thomas Edwin Mangum of Hernando; three daughters, Tracy Elaine Cook of Batesville, Janyne Hill of Maben, and Kimberly Irby of Enid; two brothers, Larry Mangum of Biloxi and Doug Mangum of New Orleans, La.; two sisters, Benita Staten of Greenwood and Jackie Thomas of Cincinnati, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
All memorials may be sent to VHCMA, P.O. Box 1026, Collerville, Tenn., 38027-1026.
Market, Thomas "Tom"
Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Bethlehem M.B. Church in Batesville. Burial is at New Bethlehem Cemetery. Rev. W.L. Nash will officiate. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.
Market, born April 30, 1919, to the late Andrew Market and the late Martha Ann Jones, was a farmer and a member New Bethlehem M.B. Church.
Survivors include his wife Dartha Market of Sardis; six daughters, Mary Ann Strong of Sardis, Betty Jean Holmes, Jurlean Market, Monette Market and Deborah Market, all of Chicago, Ill. and Lula Harriston of Oxford; six sons, Walter Market, MacArthur Market, Donnie Market and Calvin Market, all of Chicago and Jimmy Vaugh and Jerry Ford, both of Batesville and one brother Dallas Market of Pope.
Martin, Chester Charles
Services were at Kernodle Funeral Chapel in Wynne, Ark. with interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, also in Wynne. Rev. Gregg Tabor officiated services. Kernodle Funeral home had charge.
He was the son of the late Samuel Luther Martin and Flossie Mae Vaught Martin. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, David Martin and one sister, Catherine Chitwood.
Mr. Martin was a 1949 Graduate of Whitehaven High School and a retired postal clerk. He was an Air Force veteran and attended Blackjack Baptist Church in Batesville.
Survivors include, companion Ann Hathcock of Batesville; two sons, Donald Rory Martin of Front Royal, Va. and Charles Bradford Martin of Grenada; two daughters, Donna Martin LaVelle of Baltimore, Md. and Karen Martin Crawford of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Arthur "Sam" Martin of Hemet, Calif.; and granddaughters Lindsey LaVelle and Charity Martin.
The family requests memorials be sent to The American Lung Association or The American Heart Association.
Matthews, Bettie Ann Branch
Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Black Jack Presbyterian Church in Panola County. Burial will be at Black Jack Cemetery. Rev. Doug Sullivan-Gonzalez and Rev. Don Howie will officiate. Waller Funeral Home has charge.
Matthews was a retired accountant, a member of Black Jack Presbyterian Church where she was a Sunday School teacher with the high school and young college students, a member of the choir, an active Lay Minister, an officer with the St. Andrews Presbytery and an avid geneologist.
Survivors include her husband Richard Wesley "R.W." Matthews of Batesville; two daughters, Rebekah Therrell Laws of Birmingham, Ala. and Sharon Therrell of San Francisco, Calif; two sons, Baine Therrell of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Peter Therrell of Decatur, Ga. and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the American Lung Association or the Black Jack Cemetery Fund.
Mayo, Andrew Lee
Services were Tuesday at Harmontown Baptist Church with interment at Harmontown Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Charles Robertson officiated services. Moore Funeral Home in Sardis had charge.
Mayo, born Feb. 2, 1920, to the late Leonard Mayo and the late Mildred Downs Mayo, was a traffic manager for American Greeting and a member of Harmontown Baptist Church. He was also a WWII Army Veteran and a former Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Lewis Mayo of Como; one daughter, Rebecca Wade of Higbee, Mo.; two sons, Raymond Mayo of Olive Branch and Gary Mayo of Germantown, Tenn.; one brother, James B. Mayo of Fairfield Bay, Ark.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
McAlister, Nora Elizabeth
Services were Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Free Springs Cemetery in Como. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
McAlister, born Jan. 29, 1919, to the late David Williams and the late Emily Leopold Williams, was the owner of a bar and grill and a Baptist.
She is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Newton McAlister.
Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Kesler of Richmond, Va., Frances Jones of Hopewell, Va., Tomme Edman of Batesville and Brenda Ross of Memphis; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
McCarver, Walter Howard "Red"
Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial is at Springhill Cemetery. Rev. R.W. Moffett will officiate. Waller Funeral Home has charge.
McCarver was a supervisor for Oliphant Paint Company.
Survivors include his wife Shelia McCarver of Water Valley; one stepdaughter Shannon Becker of Water Valley; one sister Patricia M. Mosley of Oxford; four brothers James E. Smith, Lannie McCarver, Jerry McCarver and Tommy McCarver, all of Batesville, and two step-granddaughters.
McClure, James Irby
Funeral services were Wednesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Forrest Memorial Park. Rev. Walter Ballard and Rev. Dennis Jacobs officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
McClure, born Jan. 6, 1939, to the late Jack and Evo Brewer McClure, was a retired plant manager of MMC, formerly Concrete Products and was a member of Cold Springs United Methodist Church.
McClure is preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Gatlin McClure.
Survivors include one daughter Cathy McClure Mathews of Batesville; one sister Mary McClure Williams of Sardis and three grandchildren.
McElhaney, Charles "Hawkeye"
Services were Sunday at Willow Springs Assembly of God in Enid. Burial was at Bethel Cemetery in Enid. Rev. Tommy Darby officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
McElhaney, born April 13, 1931, to the late Jimmy and the late Anner McElhaney, was a roofer and a member of Willow Springs Assembly of God.
Survivors include three daughters, Teresa Kay McElhaney Riggenbach of Oakland, Jerri Gail McElhaney Jones of Pope and Brenda Jean McElhaney Nichols of Oakland; two sons, Vernon Ray McElhaney of Parchman and Jimmy Dale McElhaney of Batesville; one sister Louise Harris of Decatur; two brothers, Clark McElhaney of Newton and Kawnies "Pewee" McElhaney of Newton; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
McGee, Clyde Rose
Graveside services were Thursday at Maple Hill Cemetery. Burial was at Maple Hill Cemetery. Rev. Rodger Hooker officiated. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home had charge.
McGee, born May 28, 1932, to the late George Hackie Rose and the late Netty Ethel Harden was a homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her husband "Mac" McGee and one son Ricky Fuqua.
Survivors include five sons, Gary Fuqua of Cottage Grove, Tenn., Jason McGee of Memphis, Rusty McGee of Cabot, Ark., Marc McGee of West Helena, Ark. and Joey McGee of Danville, Ill.; three daughters, Tina Fuqua of West Helena, Ark., Becky Gaspard of Gueydan, La. and Lillian Young of Beebe, Ark.; four sisters, Mackiava Rose of Danville, Ill., Lois Evans of Eighty-Eight, Ky., Pat Rice of Alaska and Irma Peters of Oregon; one brother Bob Rose of Eighty-Eight, Ky.; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday at Liberty Hill M.B. Church. Burial was at the Eureka Cemetery. Rev. Jacob Hentz officiated. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.
McGhee, born June 27, 1909, to the late Perry Marshall McGhee and the late Annie Pearl Hentz McGhee, was a retired farmer, a member of Liberty Hill M.B. Church, a deacon, a former treasurer and a Sunday School Superintendent.
Survivors include his daughter Inez McGhee of Courtland; one son Clarence William McGhee of Cleveland, Ohio; one adopted daughter Rosie Dell Sanford of Courtland; four brothers, Cecil McGhee of Batesville, Calvin McGhee of Newton, Willie McGhee of Milwaukee and F.L. McGhee of Batesville; one sister Marie Warren of Syracuse, N.Y.; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
McGehee, Cecil Clyde Jr.
Services were Tuesday, April 1 at Hebron Baptist Church in Sardis. Rev. Travis Tramel, Rev. Billy Livingston and Rev. Kirk Germany officiated. Burial was in Hebron Cemetery in Sardis. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
McGehee, born Dec. 1, 1957, to Cecil Clyde Sr. and Jewel Appleton McGehee, was a gravel truck driver for Panola County and a member of Hebron Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Carmen Scruggs McGehee of Batesville; two daughters, Charlotte Ann McGehee Wilkerson and Patty Sue McGehee both of Batesville; his parents Cecil Clyde Sr. and Jewel Appleton McGehee both of Sardis and four brothers, Charles F. McGehee of Sardis, Larry E. McGehee of Independence, Billy McGehee of Sardis and John T. McGehee of Love, Miss.
McGehee, Emmitt Floyd
Services will be held today at 10 a.m. at Camp Ground Baptist Church in Water Valley with interment at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Rev. Emon White will officiate. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.
McGehee, born Sept. 22, 1922, to the late Charles McGehee and the late Hazel Hill McGehee, was a mechanic at Panola Mills. He was also a veteran of the Army Air Corps in WWII, and served as a deacon and a Sunday school teacher at Camp Ground Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Marion "Mary" Pemberton McGehee of Courtland; three sons, Floyd McGehee, Jr. of Water Valley, Charles James McGehee of Switzerland, Fla., and Paul Terrell McGehee of Senatobia; one daughter, Ann McCain of Batesville; one brother, Clyde McGehee of Sardis; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to North West Parkinson Foundation, P.O. Box 56, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
A memorial obituary may be viewed at www.Legacy.com.
McKenzie, Kendall Katherine
Funeral services were held in Orlando, Friday, Dec. 20.
She was the daughter of Annette Horn Morris of Oakland and Martin Willis of Ormond Beach, Fla.
She was a Florida certified paramedic, a software and electrical engineer and a Baptist.
Survivor, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Brian K. McKenzie of Orlando.
McKinney, James Curtis
Services were Wednesday at Newsom Funeral Home, Charleston with interment at Smith Cemetary, Cascilla. Newson Funeral Home had charge.
McKinney, born Jan. 6, 1955, to Bennie A. McKinney.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia Kendall McKinney of Charleston; three daughters, Jamie Kay Walls, Marla A. McKinney, Leigh A. McKinney, all of Charleston; one son, Jason Curtis McKinney of Charleston; and two grandchildren.
McKinney, Jimmie D.
Services were Monday at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel in Sardis. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Harlom Harris officiated. Henderson Funeral Home had charge.
McKinney, born April 15,1926, to the late Dewitt McKinney and the late Jewel Toliner, was a farmer and a member of Rose Hill M.B. Church.
Survivors include one brother L.W. McKinney of Sardis and two sisters, Christine McKinney and Annie Mae Lee, both of Cleveland, Ohio.
McNutt, James Albert
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Crowder Baptist Church. Burial will be at Crowder Cemetery. Chuck Shilling and Larry Kilgore are officiating ministers. Kimbro Funeral Home has charge.
McNutt, born Jan. 22, 1950, to the late Herman McNutt and the late Ida Tiller McNutt, was a master mechanic at Crown Cork and Seal, a member of Crowder Baptist Church, a deacon at Crowder Baptist Church and he was a keyboard player for Kilgore Sisters Gospel Singing Group.
Survivors include his wife Pat McNutt of Lambert; one daughter Becky McNutt of Lambert; one son David McNutt of Lambert; one sister Frances McNutt of Canton and several nieces and nephews.
McMullen, William Austin
Graveside services were Wednesday at Magnolia Cemetery. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery. Collierville Funeral Home had charge.
McMullen, born to the late William Allen McMullen and the late Emma Sells, was an Army veteran of WWII and a retired fireman.
He is preceded in death by his wife Claudia Jordan McMullen.
Survivors include one son Wayne McMullen of Sardis; one brother Albert McMullen of Memphis; one sister Estella Stewart of Memphis; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
McWaters, Ila Bell Walker
Visitation is today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Graveside services are Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial is at Carey Springs Cemetery in Randolph. National Funeral Home has charge.
McWaters, born Aug. 28, 1912, was a member of Oakhurst Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her two husbands, James Walker and Mac McWaters and her four sons, Guy Walker, Kenneth Walker, Quinion Walker and Glenn Walker.
Survivors include three daughters, Vernon Gayle Walker of Boulder City, Nev., Martha Jane Walker of Los Angeles, Calif., and Doris Walker of Houston, Texas; two sons, James Earl Walker of Las Vegas, Nev. and Larry Walker of Batesville; 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services are today at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Batesville Magnolia
Meacham, born Oct. 25, 1923, to the late Gib Dulaney and the late Cynthia Rebecca Senter Dulaney, was a homemaker, a member of the First United Methodist Church, was the Church Treasurer, a girl scouts leader and a member of the Hospital "Yellow Jackets".
Survivors include her husband John Meacham of Batesville; two daughters, Becky Meacham and husband Robert A. Moffatt of Bridgewater, N.J. and Cele Meacham Carothers and husband Richard A. of Norcross, Ga.; four grandchildren, Claire Carothers of Norcross, Ga., Richard Carothers Jr. of Norcross Ga., Amy Moffatt and James Meacham Moffatt, both of Bridgewater, N.J. and one niece Jane Riley of Marietta, Ga.
Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church, 119 Panola Avenue, Batesville, Miss. 38606.
Melton, Walter D.
Services were Friday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Forrest Memorial Park. Tim McCoy officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Melton, born May 20, 1933, to the late Egar Melton and the late Leona Austin Melton, was a Baptist and a retired baker for Wonder Bread of 25 years.
Survivors include his wife Jean Duffy Melton of Water Valley; one daughter Pam Melton Shelton of Benton, Wa.; two sons, Ricky Melton of Willow, Alaska and Jerry Melton of Grand Junction, Colo.; one brother Gene Melton of Rockford, Ill.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were Monday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Mixon, born April 27, 1960, to Hugh and Dorothy Ford Mixon, was a construction superintendent and a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church of Pope.
Survivors include his wife Jane Jackson Mixon of Courtland; one daughter Mallory Mixon of Batesville; one son Everett Mixon of Batesville; his parents, Hugh and Dorothy Ford Mixon of Courtland; and two brothers Randy Mixon and Mark Mixon, both of Courtland.
All memorials may be mailed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, or the American Cancer Society.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. at Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Rev. Steve Nichols, Rev. Dean Harris and Rev. J.V. Mills will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford.
Montgomery was a retired machine operator with Kimberly-Clark and a member of McGregor Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Montgomery of Batesville; two daughters, Loretta Flowers of Batesville and Myrtle Loyce Montgomery, residence unknown; one son, Robert Herschel Montgomery of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Van Lamar Montgomery of Savannah, Tenn. and Rob Roy Montgomery of Senatobia; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Monteith, James Ray
Services were Monday at Dickins Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Dean C.B. Baker officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Monteith, born July 21, 1923, to the late Rowan Marshall Monteith and the late Claire Sparks Monteith, was a real estate developer, a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral of Memphis, Tenn., a member of the Home Builders Association of Memphis, Shriner, Advisory Board of MIFA’s Lunch and Learn and attended Southern Law School.
Survivors include his wife Mary Ann Carter Monteith of Memphis, Tenn. and one sister Eloise Fitts of Auburn, Ala.
Memorials may be sent to St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral/MIFA, 692 Popular, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. A memorial obituary may be viewed at .
Services were Thursday at Water Valley Civic Auditorium in Water Valley. Burial was at New Providence M.B. Church Cemetery. Water Valley Funeral Home had charge.
Moore, was a member of New Providence M.B. Church in Water Valley.
Survivors include her father James Woodard of Batesville; four daughters, Mary Egerson of Batesville, Shirley Moore of Jackson, Brenda Moore of Atlanta, Ga. and Teresa Dowsing of Batesville; three sons, Larry Moore of Jackson, Clifton Moore of Batesville and Rayford Moore of Batesville; one step-daughter Faye Gillard of Water Valley; two sisters, Ruby Dandridge of Coldwater and Maggie Beaver of Oxford and one brother Dallas Bishop of Batesville.
Visitation is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Services are Sunday at Water Valley Civic Auditorium. Burial is at Oak Ridge Cemetery. Rev. Amos Sims will officiate. Water Valley Funeral Home had charge.
Moore, born Feb. 16, 1942, was a tool and die maker.
Survivors include his wife Frances Moore; two daughters, Linda Armstead of Granada Hill, Calif., Angela Macfarland of Lancaster, Calif. and son Leonard Moore of San Diego, Calif.
Morgan, Elizabeth Geneva
Services were Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. Jimmy Bryant officiated.
Morgan, born July 31, 1927, to the late Walter and the late Minnie Mae Milner Doyle, was a homemaker and a member of Pope Baptist Church. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Williams of Winn, Ark. and Joyce Morgan Gremels of Jackson, Tenn.; one step-daughter Charlotte Morgan Papp of Flint, Mich.; three sons, Wally Morgan of Batesville, Bobby Sweat of Brownsville, Tenn. and Howard Sweat of Jackson, Tenn.; four sisters, Judy Sweat Arnold, Ruby Sweat McGage, Mabel Sweat Latch and Barbara Sweat Jaynes, all of Jackson, Tenn.; two brothers, Jimmy Sweat of Bells, Tenn. and Larry Sweat of Jackson, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Morgan, James Lawrence
Services were Tuesday at Dickins Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Crowder Cemetery. Rev. Roy Bailey officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Morgan, born Aug. 7, 1942, to the late Ernest Morgan and the late Gladys Irvin Lee Morgan, was a veteran of the Army.
Survivors include two sons, James Morgan of Crowder and Jason Patton of Oakland; one daughter Donna Morgan of Crowder; three brothers, Billy Irvin, Roy Irvin and Larry Morgan, all of Madisonville, Ky.; and one sister Carlene White of Madisonville, Ky.
Morgan, Vessie Irene
Services were Sunday at Dickins Chapel. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. David Waits officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Morgan, born May 24, 1905, to the late Lonnie Brewer and the late Emma Hendrix Brewer, was a sales clerk at Dry Good Store and a member of Crowder Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by one brother Calvin Brewer and one sister Bernie Dees.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to Batesville Magnolia Cemetery, P.O. Box 302, Batesville, Miss. 38606.
Morgan, Willie Mathis
Services were Saturday at Pleasant Green M.B. Church in Water Valley. Burial was at the church cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his wife Ioda Morgan of Water Valley; four daughters, Lena Mae Marshall of Utica, Ola Faye Morgan of Milwaukee, Wis., Carlene Rogers of Memphis and Gladys Hunt of Millington; three sons, Miller Rubert Morgan of Water Valley, Thomas Morgan and Willie Morgan Jr., both of Milwaukee, Wis.; one sister Myrtle Bishop of Water Valley; 27 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.
Morgan, Willie A. "Jab"
Services were held Monday at Macedonia M.B. Church in Batesville. Burial was at Second Concord Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. J.A. Wilson officiated. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.
Morgan, a retired farmer, was born Oct. 21, 1921, to Little Auther Morgan and Safornia Lee Jones. He was a World War II veteran and a member of Second Concord M.B. Church in Batesville.
Survivors include his wife Julean Morgan of Batesville; eight sons, Willie James Morgan of Sardis, Ernest J. Morgan and Rayford Morgan of Marreo, La., Henry Morgan, Curtis Morgan and Eddie Morgan, all of Memphis, Tenn., Eddie Thornton of Courtland and Charlie Thornton of Batesville; seven daughters, Clara Thornton, Irene Thornton, Sarah A. Chriss, Carrie Morgan and Barbara Morgan, all of Memphis, Tenn., Martha Mae Jones of Lambert and Levern Morgan of Marks; and 70 grandchildren.
Mothershed, Jessie James Jr.
Services were Saturday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Union Baptist Cemetery. Hal Johnson officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Mothershed, born June 23, 1928, to the late J.C. Johnson and the late Monty Goodwin Johnson and Jessie J. Mothershed Sr., was a retired employee of Henry T. Smith and Sons and a member of The Baptist Church.
Survivors include his two sisters, Katherine Oglesby of Sardis and Etta M. Brock of Hoover, Ala.
Moudy, Mary Virginia
Services are Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. The body will be cremated. Rev. Moses Atwood will officiate. Visitation is 10 a.m. until service time. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
Moudy, born May 13, 1940, to the late Jessie and the late Bessie Waldrop Peyton, was a retired factory worker and a member of Blackjack Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter Brenda Henry of Batesville; one son Jackie Cleveland of Batesville; one sister Juanita Middleton of Olive Branch; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hal Johnson officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Murphree, born April 8, 1907, to the late John H. Bodry Crenshaw and the late Stella Lowry Bodry, was a member of the Methodist Church.
She is preceded in death by her two husbands, Richard Gallaway and D.H. Murphree.
Survivors include one son John Crenshaw of Sardis; one step-sister Mary Gail Wood of Kerrville, Texas; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Myers, Clara Finnie Watters
Services were Sunday at Troy First Baptist Church. Burial was at Green Hills Memorial Park in Troy, Ala. Dillard Funeral Home had charge.
Myers, born June 1, 1914, to the late Henry and Lola Finnie, was a nurse in Troy for over 26 years, among her nursing experience working in intensive care at Edge Memorial Hospital, she was also an office nurse for Dr. J.A. Brantley, she also spent many summers volunteering as camp nurse at Baptist summer camps in California, Colorado and Washington.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert J. Watters, second husband, Wilbur Myers and son, Bob Watters.
Survivors include one daughter Lola McGuffey and son-in-law Jerry McGuffey of Conyers, Ga.; one son Thomas Watters of Montgomery, Ala.; six grandchildren, Catherine Williamson Strickland of LaGrange, Ga., Craig P. Williamson of Portland, Ore., Christine Williamson Williams and David of Weston, Fla., Teresa H. Davis of Cincinatti, Ohio, Jeffery S. Davis and Rina of Cincinatti, Ohio, Jennifer and Mike Watters of Denver, Colo. and five great-grandchildren, Hope and Carley Strickland of LaGrange, Ga., and Baxley and Alexander Williamson of Weston, Fla.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Troy, the Heart Fund, or your favorite charity.