Tabor, Linda Faye
Linda Faye Tabor, 62, of Sardis, died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Services were Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel in Sardis. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Bob Hickey officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Tabor, born Nov. 6, 1941, to the Albert R. Joyce and Novella Killgreath Joyce of Sardis, was self employed in sales.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband James Tabor of Sardis; two daughters, Teresa Norton of Sardis and step-daughter Colleen Williams of St. Charles, Mo.; one brother Don Joyce of Risco, Mo.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Steve Tallant, 58, of Clarksdale, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at The Med in Memphis.
Services were Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at National Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale. National Funeral Home has charge.
Tallant, born Aug. 7, 1945, attended Lambert High School and Delta State University. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Lambert and the National Rifle Association. He was owner of Time Saver Trading Post and Bellview Grocery.
Survivors include his wife Linda Tallant of Clarksdale; his mother Etoile Tallant Barker of Batesville; one daughter Stephanie Dykes of Clarksdale; one son Steven Tallant Jr. of Clarksdale; two brothers, Billy Dee Tallant and Jimmy C. Tallant, both of Grenada; and two grandchildren.
Tallant was preceded in death by one brother Thomas W. Tallant and his father Devoe Tallant.
Tate, James Harold
James Harold Tate, 84, died Thursday, September 23, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center.
Tate, born Oct. 1, 1919, was a lifetime resident of Lee County, a retired electrical worker of Jesco, was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Brewer United Methodist Church in Brewer.
Services were Saturday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Brewer Cemetery. Rev. Phillip Box and Rev. Milton Whatley officiated. Lee Memorial Funeral Home had charge.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Marianna Kennedy, Jo Pettey and Emogene Robbins.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Martha Dale Edwards Tate; two daughters, Romona Mitchell of Batesville and Judy Hester of Nettleton; one son Mike Tate of Brewer; two brothers, Romie Tate of Collierville, Tenn. and Hugh Tate of Oxford; one sister Kathleen Shumpert of Memphis, Tenn.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Mississippi Senior Services.
Jerry Taylor, 60, of Sardis, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2004, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville.
Graveside services were Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at Shiloh Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. Dennie Yates officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Taylor, born June 28, 1943, to the late Edgar Clifton Taylor and the late Lillie Bess Houston Taylor, graduated from Northwest Community College and was working as a senior electronic technician for the University of Mississippi. He was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife Annette Fellows Taylor of Batesville; three daughters, Carmen McIntire of Jackson, Gail Cervetti of Memphis and Jennifer Robertson of Batesville; one brother Samuel Taylor of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister Martha Taylor of Raleigh Durham, N.C.; and seven grandchildren.
All memorials may be made to Mt. Olivet Cemetery, C/O Randy Johnson, 1368 B. Shady Grove Rd., Batesville, MS 38606 or Shiloh Cemetery, C/O Jeff Darby, 302 Hartzell Rd, Courtland, MS 38620.
Taylor, Roy H. Jr.
Roy H. Taylor Jr., 74, of Hernando, died Friday, September 17, 2004, at his residence of cancer.
Taylor was a Korean Army Veteran, retired employee of Memphis Defance Depot, a Mason Park Avenue Masonic Lodge #362, owner of Special Officers Inc., a former Sgt. Desoto County Sheriff’s Department and a member of the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dawise C. Taylor.
Graveside services were Monday at Hernando Memorial Park. Burial was in Hernando Memorial Park. Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie T. Borne of Batesville, Diane T. Dytrt of Walls and Kimberly T. Cagle of Olive Branch; two sons, William Keith Taylor of Hernando and Kenneth I. Taylor of Southaven; two sisters, Jean Phillips of Southaven and Sandra Pierini of Germantown, Tenn.; one brother Antonio Pierini of Hernando; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Taylor, Virgle Leeton
Virgle Leeton Taylor, 92, of Batesville, died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville.
Services are today at Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Rev. Paul Middleton will officiate. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.
Taylor, born April 2, 1912, to the late Ivy and late Dixie Appleton Leeton, was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, George Taylor of Batesville and Charles Taylor of Gautier; two daughters, Patricia Jaudon of Sardis and Patsy Kirk of Booneville; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son James Robert Taylor. All memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.
Taylor, Virginia Holyfield
Virginia Holyfield Taylor, 74, of Sardis, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at her residence.
Services were Wednesday, at Mt. Level M.B. Church in Como. Burial was in McIvor Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Mack Taylor officiated. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. had charge.
Taylor, born Feb. 5, 1930, to the late James Holyfield and the late Catherine Willingham, was a house wife and a member of Mt. Level M.B. Church in Como. She also served as usher and member of Utah Chapter No. 30 Order of Eastern Star and Lady Chief of usher board.
Survivors include her husband Robert Taylor of Sardis; one daughter Mary T. Harris of Sardis; two sons, James Washington and Ronald Taylor, both of Sardis; three sisters, Stella Futrell and Ophila Payne, both of Memphis and Ozain Jenning of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, James Holyfield and J.D. Jenning, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Teague, Virginia Wray
Viginia Wray Teague, 80, of Memphis, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at her residence.
Services were Wednesday at Memphis Poplar Funeral Home Chapel in Memphis. Burial was in Memphis Memory Gardens. Memphis Poplar Funeral Home had charge.
Teague was a former member of Union Presbyterian Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband Burrell M. Teague of Memphis; one daughter Pamela Steelman of Atlanta, Ga.; one son Donald W. Teague of Memphis; two sisters, Ruby Avery of Courtland and Peggy Dunn of Grove Hill, Ala.; two step grandchildren; and four grandchildren.
All memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.
Thacker, Ricky Thomas
Ricky Thomas Thacker, 41, of Coffeeville, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Cadiz, Ky. of cardiac arrest.
Services were Saturday at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel in Marks. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sledge. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.
Thacker, born Dec. 18, 1963, was a construction worker.
Survivors include his wife Linda Payne of Coffeeville; three sisters, Bobbie Stuart of Askew, Patsy Mitchell of Crenshaw and Judy Mayo of Sarah; seven brothers, David Thacker, Jimmy Thacker and Harold Thacker, all of Sarah, Paul Thacker of Olive Branch, Don Thacker and Robert Thacker, both of Askew and Stanley Thacker of Strayhorn.
Tidwell, Dr. William "Bill"
Dr. William "Bill" Tidwell, 70, of Marks, died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at Quitman County Hospital in Marks of heart failure.
Services were Monday at National Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale. Burial was in Memorial Gardens. Dr. Phillip Tidwell officiated. National Funeral Home had charge.
Tidwell, born May 27, 1933, graduated from Panola High School and Blue Mountain Baptist Bible College in New Orleans, La. He was the pastor of Gateway Baptist Church in Lurand and had preached for 45 years in the Clarksdale area.
Survivors include his wife Ruby Jaco Tidwell of 54 years; three daughters, Rita Moore of Tupelo, Barbara Tackett of Marks and Sarah Garrard of Lyon; two sons, Dr. Phillip Tidwell and Wesley Tidwell, both of Marks; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
All memorials may be made to Gateway Baptist Church, PO Box 1452, Clarksdale, MS.
Tillman , Louis Robert "Bob" Jr.
Louis Robert "Bob" Tillman Jr., 64, of Sardis, died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at his residence of heart failure.
Services were Wednesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Tillatoba. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Tillman, born Oct. 28, 1939, to the late Louis Robert and late Nerene Gregory Tillman Sr., was a member of Tillatoba Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Sarah Goode Tillman in Sardis; three daughters, Becky Howard Heutess of Hernando, Wanda Howard Billingsley of Sardis and Nan Tillman Robertson of Greenville; six sons, Tery Tillman of Middleburg, Fla., Tony Tillman, Danny Tillman and Robert Lee Tillman, all of Greenville, Larry Howard of Sardis and Eddie Howard of Batesville; three sisters, Pat Tillman Deck and Elizabeth Tillman McClendon, both of Tillatoba and Ann Tillman Houston of Grenada; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister Joyce Tillman Weir.
Tippit, Ernal Frank
Ernal Frank Tippit, 101, of Cleveland, died Friday, September 17, 2004, at Long Term Care in Cleveland.
Tippit, born July 23, 1903, to the late William James Tippit and Minnie Hentz Tippit, graduated from Courtland Agriculture High School in Courtland and attended Nelson Business College. He served his country in the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include one brother, Martin Tippit of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Lucy Yurasck of Menahawkin, N.J.; his caregiver, Mary M. Pate and his caregiver and loyal friend Sammie McNeil; seven nieces and nephews and a host of friends from The Cleveland State Bank, where he was employed for 66 years.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Cleveland.
Tolbert, Charles "C. P."
Charles Tolbert, 77, of Oakland, died Sunday, April 11, 2004, at Grenada Health & Rehab Center.
Services are today at Pine Grove M.B. Church in Oakland at 11 a.m.. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. W.H. Johnson will officiate. Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. has charge.
Tolbert, born June 28, 1926 in Oakland, to the late Sam and late Martha Lester Tolbert, was a retired school bus driver, custodian and a farmer. He was also a member of Massive Grove M.B. Church in Oakland and served in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Tolbert of Oakland and Lucy Pittman of Grenada; seven sons, Charles Tolbert, Albert Tolbert Douglas Williams and Jessie Williams, all of Oakland, Clifton Tolbert of Anniston, Ala., Carl Tolbert of Starkville and George Bradford of Bowling Green, Ky.; two sisters, Josephine Boyd of Oakland and Eva Nevels of Memphis; one brother Roosevelt Tolbert of Tillatobia; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Toole, James Michael
James Michael Toole, 45, of Charleston, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at the Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Toole, born March 22, 1959, was a farmer.
Services were Saturday at Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston. Burial was in Enid Oakhill Cemetery in Enid. Newsom Funeral Home had charge.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Dee Biggers and James A. Toole.
Survivors include one son Raymond Toole of Decatur, Texas; his parents James I. Toole of Decatur, Texas and Christene Barton of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Lori Tandy of Coffeeville, Dawn Oakes of Memphis, Tenn. and Jamie Petty of Fort Worth, Texas; one brother Christopher Hopper of Memphis, Tenn. and his grandmothers, Hazel Biggers of Memphis, Tenn. and Janie M. Toole of Enid.
Towles, Zadye Mae
Zadye Mae Towles, 88, of Batesville, died Friday, June 21, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare Nursing Home in Batesville.
Services were Monday at Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial was in McIvor Cemetery. Rev. Ray Legge officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.
Towles, born March 20, 1916, to William Burrell Scallorn and Elizabeth Lawrence Faulkner Scallorn, was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Batesville.
Survivors include four sons, James Harvey Towels of New Egypt, N.J., William L .Towles of St. Louis, Mo., Richard Towles of Batesville and John Hillary Towles Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; one daughter Carol Mothershed; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son Marvin Towles; and her husband Hillary Towles. All memorials may be made to McIvor Cemetery.
Towns, David Jr.
David Towns Jr., 52, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford of natural causes.
Towns, born Sept. 10, 1952, worked for the City of Batesville.
Services were Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Coleman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Batesville. Burial was in East Batesville Cemetery. Nicholson Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his wife Bertha Towns; one daughter Mary Ruth Burgess; two sons, David Towns III and Roman Milan and five step-children, David Flower, Shirley Flower, Marque Hardaway, Mae Hardaway and Sophie Birch.
Tramel, Vaneda Wright
Vaneda Wright Tramel, 66, of Batesville, died Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at her residence.
Services are today at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Wes Sherman and Rev. Ray Legge will officiate. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
Tramel, born March 28, 1937, to the late Henry Douglas and the late Grace Bell Jane Tubbs Wright, was a homemaker and a member of Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church. She is now gone to be with Jesus!
Survivors include her husband Travis Lewis Tramel Sr. of Batesville; one daughter and her husband, Judy Lynne Tramel and Jules Anthony Fos of Batesville; two sons, Travis Lewis Jr. and wife Donna Credille Tramel and Ricky Lee Tramel, all of Batesville; seven sisters, Alliene Wright Vick of Jackson, Hazel Wright Jones of Oxford, Jeanette Wright Smith, Judy Wright Tidwell, and Sylvia Wright Hadinger, all of Batesville, Priscilla Wright Carter and Susan Wright Stevens, both of Sardis; two brothers, Gene Douglas Wright of Looxahoma and Donald Wright of Batesville; and two grandchildren, Christopher Lewis Fos and Hilda Renee Fos.
Tramel, Wendell Wayne "Wink"
Wendell Wayne "Wink" Tramel, 47, of Sardis, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at his residence of heart failure.
Services are today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial is in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. Dale Beavers will officiate. Wells Funeral Home has charge.
Tramel was born Feb. 22, 1957, to Maxine Morehead Tramel an the late Wesley F. Tramel Sr.
Survivors include two sons, Shane Heaith Tramel of Sardis and Daniel Wayne Tramel of Senatobia; two sisters, Ruby Maxine Tramel McCollum and Faye Tramel Clawson, both of Sardis; three brothers, Terry Tramel and Wesley Tramel Jr., both of Batesville, and Jerry Tramel of Victoria, Texas; his mother Maxine Morehead Tramel of Sardis; and one granddaughter.
Aresta Trammell, 88, of Sardis, died Saturday, September 11, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North East in Oxford.
Trammell, born Oct. 18, 1915, to the late Bill Trammell and the late Joe Ella Leggins, was a retired Head Start teacher.
Services are today at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Sardis. Burial is at Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Roy Allan of Memphis, Tenn. will officiate. Henderson Funeral Home has charge.
Survivors include her son Eugene Trammell of Sardis; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and five great, great-grandchildren.
Troxell, Judy Basford
Judy Basford Troxell, 58, of Sardis, died Sunday, August 29, 2004, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.
Troxell, born Dec. 5, 1945, to the late Lucien Basford and Katherine Sturgis Basford, was a member of Riverview Baptist Church in Woodbridge, Va. and an administrative assistant for RCA Service.
Services were Thursday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Ray Legge officiated. Moore Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include her husband Paul Troxell of Sardis; her mother Katherine S. Basford of Sardis; one daughter Katherine Deel of Woodbridge, Va.; two stepsons, Paul Troxell and David Troxell, both of Fredrick, Md.; one brother Raymond Basford of Grafton, Va. and three grandchildren.
Truemper, Virginia D. "Ginny"
Virginia D. Truemper, 72, of Wilmington, Del., died Thursday, August 4, 2004.
Graveside services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Helena, Ark. Roller Citizen Funeral Home has charge.
Truemper was born Dec. 1, 1931, to the late Carl Bedford Finch and the late Christine Finch in Water Valley.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Clifford Finch and her husband, Joseph T. Truemper.
Survivors include one brother James "Saint" Finch; one sister Margaret; six sons, Edward T. Truemper of Omaha, N.E., Timothy C. Truemper of Salisbury, N.C.; Charles M. Truemper and Roger L. Truemper, both of Wilmington, Del., Jon H. Truemper of Landsdale, Pa. and James H. Truemper of Baltimore, Md.; one daughter Connie Truemper of Garwood, N.J.; and six grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Ginny’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis National Society, Delaware Chapter, Two Mill Road, Suite 106, Wilmington, DE 19806.
Trusty, Bobby E.
Bobby E. Trusty, 79, of Charleston, died March 4, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Services were Sunday at Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston. Burial was in Magnolia Garden in Charleston. Newsom Funeral Home had charge.
Trusty, born May 15, 1924, was a veteran of WWII in the army and was a retired professional painter.
Survivors include his wife Lynn Trusty of Charleston; three daughters, Dixie Smith of Lambert, Barbara Bailey of Vicksburg and Vickie Shaw of Charleston; three sons, John Trusty of Greenwood, Larry Trusty of Enid and Tommy Trusty of Morgan City; two brothers, George Trusty of Elliot and Billy Trusty of Olive Branch; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Tucker, Lekedran Juandrez
Lekedran Juandrez Tucker, 22, of Memphis, Tenn., died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Tucker was an avid music lover and a member of Ruffin Grove M.B. Church in Como.
Services are today at 1 p.m. at Ruffin Grove M.B. Church in Como. Burial is in Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. Timothy Smith will officiate. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc has charge.
Survivors include his parents, Stanley and Amelia Bradford of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister Natalie Bradford of Memphis, Tenn.; four brothers, Cedric Clay Sr. and Devin Clay, both of Sardis, Marcus Tucker and Markevious Bradford, both of Memphis, Tenn. and his grandmother Mary Ann Clay of Sardis.
Turner, Gladys Winters
Gladys Winters Turner, 80, of Enid, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston.
Services were Saturday at Calvary Holliness Church in Enid. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery in Enid. Newsom Funeral Home had charge.
Turner, born May 19, 1923, was a homemaker.
Survivors include four daughters, Janice Bratton of Tillatoba, Ellen Presley and Dot Darby, both of Enid and Sue Winter of Borger, Texas; two sons, Dennis Turner and Terry Turner, both of Enid; three brothers, Charles Winters and Jimmy Winters, both of Southaven and Hurshall Winters of Enid; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Hurshall Turner and one son Calvin Turner.
Tutor, Michael Keith
Michael Keith Tutor was stillborn Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford.
Graveside services were Tuesday at Shady Grove Cemetery in Batesville. Rev. Kevin Izzard officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Survivors include his parents Tommy and Karen Ambrose Tutor of Batesville; one brother Clay Tutor of Batesville and his grandparents Ruby Bennett of Water Valley and Jerry Ambrose of Ripley, and Rilla Aldy of Batesville and Jerry Tutor of Wilmington, Ill.
Tutor, Wayne W.
Wayne W. Tutor, 74, of Batesville, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville of heart failure.
Services were Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. Rev. Charles Locke officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.
Tutor, born Feb. 9, 1930, to Wiley Allen and Lillian Jones Tutor, was a truck driver.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Tutor Roberson of Batesville and Brenda Moorehead of Water Valley; five sons, James D. Tutor of Water Valley, William Allen Tutor of Courtland, Thomas W. Tutor Sr. of Batesville, Kenneth L. Tutor and Richard D. Tutor, both of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Gladys T. White and Vera Faye Tutor McCullar, both of Batesville; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.