Obituaries – 2004 – M
Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 1, 2004
Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 1, 2004
Maciejewski, Ruth Christine
Services were Thursday at Dickins Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Batesville-Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. Charles Locke officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Maciejewski, born July 27, 1921, to the late Alexander Facto and the late Minnie Lee Jackson Facto, was a retail manager.
She was the widow of Richard Maciejewski.
Survivors include Lynda Hall of Ogden, Utah and Diana Sorrentino of Highland Park, Ill; and two grandchildren.
All memorials may be made to Batesville Public Library, 206 Hwy 51 North, Batesville, MS 38606.
Services were Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Bethany Baptist Church in Webster County. Burial was in Old Bethany Cemetery. Rev. Raymond Grabbert officiated. Pryor Funeral Home in Calhoun City had charge.
Survivors include his parents, Thomas Leon Macon Jr. and Julia Williams Macon of Calhoun City; two brothers, Jake Garrett Macon and Thomas L. "Tripp" Macon III, both of Calhoun City; and grandparents, Martha Sue and Lynn Rogers of Calhoun City and T.J. and Carol Williams of Drew.
Maddux was a member of the First Baptist Church in Coldwater and a retired school administrator for Desoto County Schools.
Services are tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Coldwater. Burial and graveside services will be tomorrow at 4 p.m. in Magnolia Cemetery. Pate-Jones Funeral Home has charge.
Survivors include her husband Rev. Bob Maddux of Hernando; two daughters, Rachele McGee of Hernando and Dr. Regina Maddux of Hernando; one son Dr. Robert Maddux of Hernando; one brother Van Ford Wicker of Olive Branch and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church Coldwater Foreign Mission Fund.
Magee, born August 21, 1948, to the late John Hubert Magee and the late Minnie Ola Goodwin Magee, was a farmer, a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of Ducks Unlimited, Mississippi Farm Bureau and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Services were Monday at First United Methodist Church. Burial was at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Rev. Russell Fletcher and Rev. Ed Woodall officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his wife Donna Seay Magee of Batesville; one daughter Drew Major Magee of Batesville; three brothers, William L. Magee of Ulvalde, Texas, James E. Magee of Shreveport, La. and Hubert Houston Magee of Memphis and one sister Peggy Magee Selby of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his brother Richard Earl Magee.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 119 Panola Ave., Batesville.
Services were Tuesday at Freetrade Church of God. Burial was in Standing Pine Cemetery. Wilcox Funeral Home of Carthage was in charge of arrangements.
Mangrum was a graduating senior at Sebastopol High School.
Survivors include his parents Bobby Reid "Bobcat" and Shirley Jo Freeny; step-father Billy Glenn Freeny; one sister Natalie Nicole Mangrum; and grandmothers, Wilma Jean Freeny and Laura Sue Giaise, all of Carthage.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Robbie Tuttle Mangrum and Wayne Perkins Mangrum of Batesville.
Services are were Saturday at Holly Grove M.B. Church in Crenshaw. Burial was in Morris Chapel Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Jessie Joshsell officiated. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.
Mansell, born Nov. 1, 1941, to the late Thomas A. and Leora Harris Cox, was a graduate of Mississippi Valley State University and Walton Chapel High School. She was a former Key Punch Operator in Maywood, Ill. and a member of Holly Grove M.B. Church.
Survivors include two brothers, James Cox of Crenshaw and Dempsey A. Cox of Sardis.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Greater Mount Moriah Baptist Church with burial in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Harrison’s Funeral Home Orange Mound Chapel has charge.
He was a World War II Army veteran, former member of Olivet Baptist Church, Memphis Ministerial Association and Sardis (Miss.) District Ministerial Association, and former pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Courtland, Miss. for 26 years, and Morris Chapel Baptist Church in Sardis.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy V. Marizett, of Lincoln; a daughter, Dr. Gwendolyn M. Combs of Lincoln; seven sisters, Josephine Collins of Detroit, Alberta Griffin of Southfield, Mich., and Mary Davis, Idella Marizett, Annie Marizett, Diane Marshall and Susie Marizett, all of Peoria, Ill.; two brothers, Henry Marizett of Peoria and Jackie Marizett of Greenville; a niece whom he raised, Harriet Huggins of Memphis; a son-in-law who took care of him, Dr. Michael Combs of Lincoln, and three grandchildren.
Services were Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Peachcreek Cemetery in Sardis. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Marquis, born Aug. 3, 1945, to Anna Williams and the late Joe Towles, was a seamstress.
Survivors include one daughter Cindy Joyner Whitten of Courtland; his mother Anna Williams Towles of Batesville; one brother Jimmy Towles of Batesville; and a grandson John Mark Whitten.
Services were Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Sardis. Burial was in Harmontown Baptist Cemetery near Como. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Marshall, born Jan. 31, 1945, was a member of Harmontown Baptist Church and a cashier for Wal-Mart.
Survivors include one daughter Tamara Lynn Robertson of Como; two sons, William T. Marshall Jr. of Horn Lake and David Guyton Marshall of Como; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Thomas Marshall Sr.
Marshall, Lisa Michelle
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
Martin, born Aug. 23, 1928, to the late Archie Lance and the late Elsie Gladys Young Martin, was retired from MDOT and a member of Central Academy Church of Christ.
Survivors include four sisters, Margie Martin Copeland of Laurel, Betty Martin Mathews of Como, Laverne Martin Darby of Batesville and Carol Martin Maughn of Arkabutla; two brothers, Wesley Martin of Houston, Texas and Bob Martin of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his wife Monty Bradley Martin.
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Dickins Chapel in Batesville. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Rev. Bob Wilcutt will officiate. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.
Mason, born Mar. 21, 1922, to the late Donnie Floyd and the late Bessie Virginia Kelly Gant, was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son Malcolm W. Mason Jr. of Coldwater; three daughters, Betty Mason Hubbard of Sardis, Lois Mason Suiter of West Memphis and Gail Mason Briggs of Collerville; and five grandchildren.
Services were Sunday at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Batesville. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Terry Tribble officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Mason, born Sept. 14, 1913, to Thomas Dalton and Clemmie Rowsey Moore, was a homemaker and a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Dan Mason and Charles Mason, both of Oxford, Richard Mason and Roy Mason, both of Batesville; five daughters, Clemmie Bay and Deborah Johnson and Jessie Faulkner, all of Batesville, Hattie Groner of Courtland and Linda Satchfield of Southaven; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.
All memorials may be made to Shady Grove Cemetery, 1638 Shady Grove Rd., Batesville, MS 38606. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard Mason.
Massie, born July 8, 1922, to the late Aurthur Lee and Lucy Perkins Massie, worked for the Soil Conservation Service for 33 1/2 years, was a farmer, a member of First Baptist Church and deacon of First Baptist Church. He was an Air Force Veteran of WWII, former prisoner of war for six months and was the Mayor of Sardis for eight years.
Graveside services were Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Burial was also in Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Jerry Sanford officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his wife Marie Wardlaw Massie of Sardis; one daughter, Carol Massie of Cordova, Tenn.; one son Arthur Massie of Sardis; one brother Harry Massie of Hernando and two grandchildren, Cole and Jeremy Massie of Sardis.
Services were Monday at Wells Funeral Home. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Chester W. Masterson Jr. officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Masterson, born Sept. 26, 1947, to the late Chester L. and Laura Kate Cooke Masterson, was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, retired supervisor for Bell South for 32 years and served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Sanders Masterson of Batesville; one daughter Jennifer Masterson of Batesville; one son Lee Masterson of Batesville; one sister Patricia Masterson Cook of Paducah, Ky.; four brothers, Dr. Chester W. Masterson of Vicksburg, William D. Masterson of Alexandria, Va., Pritchard A. Masterson of Brandon and Ronnie Masterson of Batesville.
Services were Saturday at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Courtland. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Rex Wilbourn and Rev. Brian Nance officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Mathenia, born Sept. 27, 1942, to the late Otis and late Dora Gee Woods Ingram, was a bank teller for First Security Bank in Batesville and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Senatobia.
Survivors include her husband John Mathenia of Senatobia; two daughters, Debbie Williams Tidwell of Batesville and Mona Lisa Williams Blount of Como; one step-daughter Teresa White of Senatobia; one step-son Stephen Mathenia of Parkin, Ark.; one sister Susie Stewart of Batesville; three grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by her step-father Harry W. Gee.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Jacksonville, Fla., in the Chapel at Community Hospice of Northeast, Fla. at The Hadlow Center on Sunbeam Road. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Magnolia Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
May served on the Florida Christian Center Resident Council, where she was a floor monitor and an avid volunteer logging over 4,000 hours in various areas of service. As a part-time member of the Florida Christian Staff, she worked the front reception desk for eight years. She was an active member of the Normandy Park Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Henry Eugene May and her granddaughter Sharon Ann Morgan Parker.
Survivors include two daughters, Lois E. Anthony and Norma Jean May, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; one son Don May of Minot, N.D., three grandchildren; sixgreat- grandchildren; two great, great-grandchildren; one sister Kathrine Harbin of Gore Springs; a niece Merle Darby of Courtland; a nephew Glen May of Holcomb; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida at 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Mayo, born March 10, 1921, was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church.
Services were Monday at Hollywood Baptist Church in Sledge. Burial was in Longtown Cemetery. Rev. Roy Hartzell officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Raborn Frank Mayo and Stanley Darden Mayo; one sister Hazel Shepherd and his parents S.T. and Beaulah Bolen Mayo.
Survivors include his wife Myrtle Hamblin Mayo of Crenshaw; three sons, Danny Dean Mayo of Southaven, Jerry Glenn Mayo and Leslie Dwight Mayo, both of Crenshaw; two brothers, Wayne Mayo and Ray Mayo, both of Marks; five sisters, Ethel Floyd of Tunica, Minnie Lee Sides of Horn Lake, Opal Dover of Crenshaw, Billie Fay Avant of Grenada and Betty Ann Collums of Crenshaw; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hollywood Baptist Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Services were Thursday at Concord M.B. Church in Batesville. Burial was at Concord Cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home had charge.
McCain was a member of Concord Church where he served as deacon, Sunday School teacher and former Sunday School superintendent. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. He was a farmer with MDOT.
Survivors include his wife Earnestine Cooper McCain of Batesville; six daughters, Arnetta M. Brown, Phyllis R. Draper and Cynthia L. McCain, all of Batesville, Cornelia M. Willis of Houston, Texas, Cecelia R. Harrington of Matanan, N.J. and Debbie Wesley of Long Meadow, Ma.; four sons, Major Charles E. McCain of Hampton, Va., Major Edwin D. McCain of Montgomery, Ala., John G. McCain of Courtland and Eric N. McCain of Batesville; five sisters, LaJoyce Dixon of Evanston, Ill., Joyce Lightner and Bernice Clay, both of LaGrange, Ill, Vivian Henderson of Memphis and Anna J. Chapman of Batesville; four brothers, Charles McCain of Bowling Brook, Ill., Dabney McCain and Danny McCain, both of Lynchburg, Va. and Arthur Roy Thomas of Batesville; and nine grandchildren.
Services were Thursday at Smithville Funeral Home. Burial was in Young Memorial Gardens in Smithville. Rev. Ryan Musgrove and Dr. Lloyd Sweatt officiated. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Smithville was in charge.
McCain was born Sept. 12, 1936, to the late Ethel Columbus and Agnes Aline Boyett McCain. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked in the transportation business as a truck driver employed by Amory Garment Company for many years until his retirement. He was a Baptist and enjoyed yard work.
Survivors include his wife, Frances McCain of Smithville; three sons, Robert E. McCain II of Amory, Richard McCain and Ronnie McCain, both of Smithville; one brother Michael Wayne McCain of Curtis; seven sisters, Mary Harris of Como, Bessie Henry and Glenda Jeffcoat, both of Batesville, Sarah White of Memphis, Peggy Ann Bailey of Pope, Patricia Jean Ingram of Dallas, Texas and Lisa Alford of Curtis; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Randall S. McCain.
Services were Friday at Crenshaw Baptist Church. Burial was in Drew Cemetery. Rev. Trent Grubbs and Rev. Clint Harris officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.
McClellan, born Jan. 30, 1911, was a member of Crenshaw Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include one son Lloyd McClellan of Crenshaw; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Luther L. McClellan. All memorials may be made to Crenshaw Baptist Church.
Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, Calif. Rev. Larry Key will officiate. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. has charge.
McCoy, born May 8, 1957, to George Crowder and Dartha R. Carr of Batesville, was an accountant for F.L.P. Inc. in Beverly Hills, Calif. and a member of West Angeles C.O.G.I.C. Church in Los Angelos, Calif.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her husband Anthony McCoy of Batesville; two sons, Terrell Smith of Jackson and Towand Crowder of Palm Springs, Calif.; one daughter Melinda McCoy of Los Angelos, Calif.; 10 sisters, Linda Carr, Frances Carr, Effie Wright, April Wright, Nancy Wright, Angela Wright and Erma Wright, all of Batesville, Mary Ann Carr of Olson, N.Y. and Sarah Taylor Crawford of Norfolk, Va.; and 10 brothers, Mack Carr, Melvin Carr, Willie Carr, Richard Carr, Robert Earl Crowder, Larry Wright, Richard Wright and Michael Wright, all of Batesville, George Crowder Jr. of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and George Crowder Jr. of Crowder.
Services were Saturday at New Mt. Olivet M.B. Church in Memphis. Burial was in Antioch #1 in Senatobia. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge.
McGhee was a self employed retired business man. He served as deacon, as male chorus coordinator and on the usher board.
Survivors include his wife Minnie Pearl Herron McGhee of Memphis; one daughter Ruby "Rita" Turner of Memphis; three sons, James Monrow McGhee of Atlanta, Ga., John McGhee of Memphis and Elton Wooten of Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister Elizabeth McGhee King of Coldwater; one brother Arther McGhee of Senatobia; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were Thursday at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
McGehee, born Feb. 17, 1958, to the late Joe S. and Evelyn Roberson McGehee Sr., was a supervisor of ACI Building Systems, Inc. of Batesville.
Survivors include his wife Buffy Bolton McGehee of Sardis; three daughters, Jennifer Dawn McGehee of Olive Branch, Jamie Marie McGehee of Southaven and Darian Faith McGehee of Batesville; two sons, Joshua James McGehee and Justin Earl McGehee, both of Southaven; one step-daughter Rivers Madison Brown of Batesville; his mother Evelyn Roberson McGehee of Batesville; one sister Michelle McGehee Green of Batesville; and two brothers, Joe McGehee and Jake McGehee, both of Batesville.
McGehee, Keith Leonard
Graveside services were Monday at Hebron Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Kirk Germany officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include their parents, Michael Eugene and Jessica Boyd McGehee of Independence; grandparents, Larry and Myra McGehee of Independence; great-grandparents, Clyde and Jewel McGehee of Sardis and Paul and Kathryn Griggs of Cordova, Tenn.
They were preceded in death by great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Baronowski.
Services were Monday at Campground Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Courtland. Rev. Ross Robertson, Dr. Randy Bain and Rev. Wes Sherman officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
McGehee, born Oct. 11, 1925, to Thomas and Ann Taylor Pemberton, was a retired factory worker from Panola Mills.
Survivors include one daughter, Hazel Ann McGehee McCain; three sons, Floyd McGehee of Water Valley, Charles James McGehee of Switzerland, Fla. and Paul Terrell McGehee of Senatobia; one sister Mary Pemberton Risley of Warrington, England; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Emmitt Floyd McGehee.
Services were Saturday at Featherstone Chapel Church in Senatobia. Burial was in Featherstone Church Cemetery. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge.
McIntyre was a mechanic and a member of Featherstone Chapel Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Marie McIntyre of Memphis and Mildred Jackson of Chicago, Ill.; three sons, James McIntyre of Chicago, Ill., Roger Eason of Crystal Lake, Ill. and Charles McIntyre of Memphis; one sister Mattie Lean Johnson of Tunica; 15 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
McKee, Sammie Howell
Services are today at 11 a.m. at Dickins Chapel in Batesville. Burial is in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Rev. Gerald Walker and Dr. Lee Hudson will officiate. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.
McMinn, born Aug. 5, 1909, to the late Joe and Maggie Johnson Barnett, was a homemaker, a farmer, a member of Good Hope Baptist Church, a member of The Homemaker Club and a Sunday school teacher.
She was preceded in death by her husband Cliff McMinn.
Survivors include one daughter Clara Ferrell Bullington of Batesville; three grandchildren, Lisa Ferrell Perry, Susan Ferrell Evans and Robert Lee Ferrell, and two great-grandchildren, Cliff Evans and Meredith Evans.
Memorials may be made to Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.
Graveside services were Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Lambert Cemetery in Lambert. Rev. Tim Mims officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.
McMinn, born on April 24, 1921 in Mississippi to the late Martha Lanthirp and Jesse James Logan, was a homemaker and a member of Lambert United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one brother Frank Logan Sr. of Lambert; one sister Fannie Pritchard of Amory; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
All memorials may be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice
McPherson, June Welch
Services will be Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Forest Hill Funeral Home Midtown. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Midtown. Forest Hill Funeral Home has charge.
She was preceded in death by her husband J.T. McPherson.
Survivors include one son David Thomas McPherson of Flint, Texas and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Harmontown Fire Department and Emergency Medical Responder Team.
Services were Thursday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was at Pisgah Cemetery in Courtland. Rev. Clay Baker officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Meek, born June 16, 1920, to the late Lester C. and the late Mary Ileen Davis Meek, was a retired furniture builder and U.S. Army veteran of WW II. He was a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three brothers, Thomas W. Meek and John E. Meek, both of Courtland and Robert C. Meek of Oxford.
Memorial services were Monday at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Melton, born May 7, 1976, to Ronald C. and Jan Murff Melton, both of Memphis, was a freight car mechanic for Burlington Northern Railroad.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three brothers, Jeremy Charles Melton of Tallahassee, Fla., Joseph David Melton of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. and Michael James Melton of Memphis and his grandparents, Rayanne Cain of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Michael Corine Melton and Mildred Laura Melton, both of Nashville, Tenn.
Services were Tuesday at Latham Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial was in Melton Cemetery in Coffeeville. Latham Funeral Home had charge.
Melton was a housewife.
Survivors include three daughters, Margie Peters of Hughes, Ark., Rachel Clark of Southaven and Billie Jean Babb of Frazier, Tenn.; two sons, Henry Melton of Batesville and Michael A. Melton of Denham Springs, La.; one brother Joe Melton of Coffeeville; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 10 great great-grandchildren.
Services were Saturday at Dickins Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in McIvor Cemetery. Rev. Jerry Sanford officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Milam, born Feb. 25, 1909, to the late George Cleveland and the late Willie Ann Bray Watson, was a housewife and a member of the McIvor Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, James Carlton Milam of Ripley, George Jefferson Milam of Coldwater and Henry Michael Milam of Sugarland, Texas; three daughters, Velma Lois Givens and Hazel Ann Penny, both of Hot Spring, Ark. and Grace Imogene Milam Bradley of Horn Lake; 30 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 16 great great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to McIvor Cemetery, c/o Peggy Towles, 103 Wilson Rd., Batesville, MS 38606. She was preceded in death by Willie Jo Edie.
Services were Thursday at New Bethel M.B. Church in Darling. Burial was in Squirel Lake Cemetery. Delta Burial Corporation of Marks had charge.
Milam was a housewife and a pastor wife of New Bethel of Darling, Rock Hill of Oxford and New Enon of Water Valley.
Survivors include her husband Rev. Fonzo Milam Sr. of Batesville; ten daughters, Mary Toliver of Olive Branch, Shirley Jean Harrell of Crowder, Carolyn Ann Cole, Ethyl L. Austin, Annie Key, Lorretta Chapman, Neshell Sanford, Sandra Louise Milam, Sabrina Young and Tonya Teresa Milam, all of Batesville; six sons, Fonzo Milam Jr., James Curtis Milam, Dreyso Delango Brassell, Michael LeWayne Brassell and Reginald Vincent Milam, all of Batesville and Bobby Joe Milam of Chicago, Ill.; one sister Bessie Ann Bibbs of Memphis; one brother Henry Brassell Jr. of Memphis; 54 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Miller, born July 30, 1923, to the late James Andrew Miller and the late Nannie Ruth Miller, was employed with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture-ASCS Office in Calhoun City for 28 years, a Navy veteran in World War II, a member of the Hernando Baptist Church, a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in agriculture administration and was an avid Mississippi State football fan. He was very active in the Calhoun City Lions Club and was a former District Governor of the Lions Club. He was a member of MACOE (Mississippi Association of County Office Employees) and he was married to his wife, Muriel for 54 years.
Services were Friday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Calhoun City. Pryor Funeral Home had charge.
He was preceded in death by his brother Dr. Edwin Miller.
Survivors include his wife Muriel Tyrone Miller of Hernando; one daughter Gail Hannaford of Batesville; one sister Alta Spivey of Batesville and two grandchildren, Laura Hannaford and Lacy Hannaford.
Miller, born Feb. 17, 1931, to the late Laughter Miller and the late Mary Ruth Thompson Miller, was a member of Hebron Baptist Church, a veteran of the Korean Conflict-U.S. Navy and V.F.W., Batesville Jaycees and had a degree with the Institute of Graphological Service.
Graveside services were Monday at Hebron Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Tim Ellis officiated. Burial was at Hebron Baptist Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his wife Bernita Bland Miller of Batesville; one son Timothy F. Miller of Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Shelia S. Miller of Brandon and Kristie Miller Milam of Oxford; four grandchildren, Audra Miller Lott, Molly Ann Miller, T.J. Miller and Cade Milam and one great-grandchild Brandy Rae Lott.
Services were Friday at Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks. Burial was in Marks Cemetery. Rev. Lester McMullen officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.
Mills, born April 25, 1932, to the late Barney and late Clara Paxton Brown, was a homemaker and a member of Darling Baptist Church. She was the founder of the Robyn’s Stars, softball team, in support of Robyn Williams and LeBonheur and was an avid golfer.
Survivors include two sons, Eddie Skelton of Darling and Jerr D. "Dina" Mills of Ocean Springs; two daughters, Pat Smith of Darling and Tracy Mills of Senatobia; two brothers, Jimmy Brown of Columbia, S.C. and Sonny Mordecai of Indianola; three sisters, Billie Jean Ware of Houston, Texas, Ruby Patrick of Alabama and Catherine Cummblin of Gulfport; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Quitman County Hospital and Nursing Home.
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Persimmon Hill M.B. Church in Enid. Burial is at Parrish Grove Cemetery in Enid. Bishop E.M. Fondren will officiate. Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Home has charge.
Survivors include three brothers; one sister; eight sons; two daughters; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Mixon, Elsie W. Rutledge
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Rev. James West will officiate. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
Mixon, born Nov. 17, 1924 in Batesville, to the late Bryce and the late Tommie Darby Rutledge Sr, was a Methodist.
Survivors include her spouse James Thomas Mixon of Oxford; three daughters, Joyce Mixon Ferguson of Independence, Patti Mixon Wright of Horn Lake and Ginger Mixon Hunter of Rodchester, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Jim T. Mixon.
Mixon, born May 22, 1921, to the late Sidney E. and Sally Hubbard Mixon, was a Methodist, retired from Memphis Housing Authority as a second superintendent and a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII.
Services were Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Rutledge Mixon.
Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Mixon Ferguson of Independence, Ginger Mixon Hunter of Walls and Patti Mixon Wright of Horn Lake; three brothers, Harold Mixon and Gerald Mixon, both of Southaven and Bennet Mixon of Oxford; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Assoc.
Services were Saturday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Sardis. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Jerry Sanford officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Monroe, born Dec. 24, 1925, to the late William Fred Monroe and the late Annie Ricketts Monroe, was a retired salesman for Harvey Candy Company.
Survivors include his wife Jessie Hill Monroe of Sardis; four daughters, Pat Eubanks, Charlotte Evans and Debbie Ford, all of Cabot, Ark. and Carla Edlin of Sardis; one sister Marjorie Richards of Lemon Grove, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services are Saturday, at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill South Chapel. Forest Hill South Funeral Home has charge.
Moore, born to Lola Byars Lipford and the late James William Byars, was a homemaker and a graduate of Horn Lake High School.
Survivors include two daughters, Tamera Kay Farris Kearns of Horn Lake and Lola Jean Moore of Southaven; three sons, Ronald Lester Farris Jr. and James Shannon Farris, both of Southaven and Leonard Leon Moss Jr. of Corinth; her mother Lola Byars Lipford of Southaven; grandmother Gertrude Elizabeth Byars of Water Valley; and 10 grandchildren.
Services were Sunday, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Moore, born May 14, 1927, to the late James H. and late Fannie Gaines Moore, was a desk clerk for Skyline Motel and a member of Newhope Church of God in Batesville. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
Survivors include his wife Willie Mae Bradley Moore of Oakland; two sons, Terry W. Moore of Batesville and Christopher A. Moore of Oakland; and four grandchildren.
Graveside services were Monday at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Burial was at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Moore, born April 21, 1925, to the late James Calvin Durham and the late Carra Griste Durham, was a homemaker, a member of Crowder Methodist Church and a graduate of Northwest Community College.
Survivors include one brother Royce Durham of Batesville.
Memorials may be sent to Batesville Magnolia Cemetery, P.O. Box 302, Batesville.
Services were Sunday at Dickins Funeral Home of Batesville at 2 p.m. Bro. Charles Locke officiated. Burial was in Lambert Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Morris, born May 10, 1925, in Henry County, Tenn. to the late Arthur and the late Nola Newport Morris, was a member of Westside Baptist in Murray, Ken.
Survivors include his wife, Annette Horn Morris of Oakland; and two sisters, Laura Morris and Gertie Nell Morris of Euless, Texas.
Morris retired in 1993 from Continental Airlines, International Desk, Houston, Texas after 38 years. Morris was a WWII Veteran, serving in Europe.
He was a graduate of UT in Knoxville and Dallas/Ft. Worth theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas.
Morris was an advocate to Beth Yeshua Hamashiach Messianic Congregation, Houston; Nueva Vida En Jesus Baptist Church in Laredo, Texas and Mississaga Chinese Baptist Church in Canada. Morris also had a jail ministry in Murray.1
Services are today at Nelson Chapel M.B. Church at 1 p.m. in Pope. Burial will be in Nelson Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Archie Cook will officiate. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. has charge.
Morris, born Nov. 27, 1975, to Joe Eddie Morris and Lillie Morris, was a truck driver for Deviney Construction Co. and a member of Nelson Chapel M.B. Church.
Survivors include his mother Lillie Morris of Courtland; grandmother Annie Lee Smalley of Enid; companion Alice Faye Clark of Courtland; five sisters, Margaret Morris of Sardis, Brenda Morris of Enid, Annie Morris and Shelia Morris, both of Batesville and Juanita Morris of Courtland; four brothers, Randy Morris and Gary Morris, both of Courtland, Robby Joe Morris of Sardis and Mark Reed of Batesville.
Moseley, Alice Latimer
Miss Alice is to be cremated at the Picayune Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at the Bay St. Louis Depot on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
Alice Latimer Moseley was born on December 21, 1909 and was 94 years old at the time of her death. Her life provides a superb example of how life can be lived with dignity, the doing of good deeds, a sense of humor and the tenacity to make one’s dreams come true.
"Miss Alice’s" earlier career was as an eighth-grade English teacher in the Memphis City Schools, and it was her teaching that she considered her most important work. She was in touch with many of her former students up until her death.
She began painting at the age of 60 and was a successful artist in Memphis.
Miss Alice is survived by her son, W.L. Tim Moseley of Pass Christian; a sister, Colleen Kirby and her family in California; a nephew, Mike Krawcheck and his family in her birthplace of Birmingham, Ala.; and her best friend and companion, Herman, the photogenic beagle. Her close friends, sponsors, and patrons were many, but she requested that special mention be made of Jerry Dixon, who she credited with getting her career established in Bay St. Louis; Beth Carriere, who promoted Miss Alice just about as aggressively as Miss Alice promoted herself; Sherry Ponder, a long-time friend; and Dale St. Amant, who was a rock upon whom she depended.
Services were Thursday at Rose Chapel Church of God in Christ in Crenshaw. Elder Willie Watts officiated. Burial was in Long Town Cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home had charge.
Moss, born July 24, 1921, to the late Isola G. Brassell, was a farmer and a member of Rose Chapel Church of God in Christ.
Survivors include one daughter Olivette West of Memphis, Tenn.; six sons, Earnest L. Armstrong, Fred Moss and William D. Moss, all of Como, Joe H. Moss and Miles Moss Jr., both Memphis, Tenn. and Mack Henry Armstrong of Arlington, Tenn.; four sisters, Sarah L. Mull, Flora B. Armstrong and Ophelia Moss, all of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother John E. Armstrong of Memphis, Tenn.; 33 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.