Obituaries 5-8-07

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Herman “Butch” L. Taylor

SARDIS–-Memorial services for Herman “Butch” L. Taylor, 61, will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Hebron Baptist Church on Ballentine Road. Rev. Terry Tribble will officiate.

Memorials may be made to Hebron Baptist Cemetery of Sardis fund or Peachcreek Baptist Cemetery fund.

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Dell Scallorn Bailey

SARDIS–-Dell Scallorn Bailey, 88, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, at her residence.

Services were Monday at Moore-Nowell Funeral Home.  Rev. Bob Hickey officiated. Burial was in Union Baptist Cemetery. Moore-Nowell Funeral Home had charge.

Bailey, born Nov. 8, 1918, to the late Robert Lee Scallorn and the late Tincel Vivian Merriman Scallorn, was a member of Union Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clyde Bailey and four brothers, Layman, Robert, Lance and George Scallorn.

Survivors include: one daughter, Fern Bailey Brown of Sardis; one son, Jerry Truman Bailey of Sardis; one brother, Leslie Scallorn of Batesville and four grandchildren.

Roland Alain Gautier

St. Andre de Cubzac, France–-Roland Alain Gautier, 60, sister of Monique Latham of Batesville, died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his residence.

Gautier moved to Batesville in 1978 and lived here several years before moving to Alameda, Calif.

Survivors include: two brothers, Claude Gautier and Robert Gautier; one sister, Josette Bernatet  of Batesville; brother-in-law, Harvey Latham; his nephew, Hal Latham and niece Vicki L. Crites.

Angele’ “Bunny” Kazar McClure

SARDIS–-Angele’ “Bunny” Kazar McClure, 74, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at her residence.

Services were Saturday at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church in Como. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Moore-Nowell Funeral Home had charge.

McClure, attended Southern Methodist University and the University of Southern Mississippi and was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She was a communicant of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church in Como, where she served on the Mission Committee, Altar Guild and EWC. She was an active member and past president of the Sardis Women’s Club and Heflin Heritage Association. She served on the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Association Board of Directors and was a Girl Scout leader and a Cub Scout Den Mother. She was also a member of the Ole Miss Alumni Association Past Presidents’ Wives, PTA, Sardis Garden Club, Investment Club, Chi Omega Alumni and the 75 Club of Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Evelyn Durham, Marion Bruce and Jacqueline LeBlanc.

Survivors include: her husband of 53 years, James McClure Jr.; two sons, Jimmy McClure III and wife Sydney of Sardis and Justin McClure and wife Patricia  of Jackson; two daughters, Angele’ McClure Thompson and husband David of Mandeville, La. and Susan McClure Mays and husband Tad of Memphis; one sister, Sacia Kazar McCleskey of Meridian; six grandchildren, Will and Taylor Mays, Anne Kate Thompson, Jay Justin, Claire and Molly McClure and an adopted family member, Claudie Mae Dickens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be made to Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 391, Como, 38619, the Ole Miss Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1848, University, Miss. 38677, or Susan G. Komen Foundation for the cure of breast cancer, 5005 LBJ Fwy., Ste. 250, Dallas, Texas, 75244.

Mary Charlotte Hammons Neal

JACKSON–Mary Charlotte Hammons Neal, 81, died Sunday, May 6, 2007 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She was the mother-in-law of Batesville native Amanda McKittrick Neal of Jackson.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will be in the Holcomb Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Garner-Harper Funeral Home has charge.

Neal, born Jan. 12, 1926, in Holcomb, to the late A.W. and Tilmon Moore Hammons,  was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church in Grenada.  

She was preceded in death by  her husband, Hugh Neal originally from Baltimore, Md.  

 Survivors along with her daughter-in-law, include: one son, Frank W. Neal of Jackson; two sisters, June Knight of Jackson and Patsy Arnold of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Albert S. Hammons of Cleveland; and two grandchildren, Andrew and Amelia Neil of Jackson.   

Memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi, 2001 Airport Road North, Suite 307, Jackson, MS 39232.

Timothy Hugh Newcomb

CASCILLA–Timothy Hugh Newcomb, 45, died Sunday, May 6, 2007.

Services are Tuesday at 2 p.m.  at Newsom Funeral Home. Burial will be in Magnolia Garden in Charleston. Newsom Funeral Home has charge.

Newcomb, born to Rev. C.H. and Peggy Newcomb, was a cosmetics merchant.

Survivors along with his parents include: his wife, Sue M. Newcomb; one daughter, Julie Anglique of Memphis and one step-daughter, Geneva C. Jolly of Cascilla; one step-son, Julius Kendall of Cascilla and four step-grandchildren.

Carline R. Wilson

POPE–Carline R. Wilson, 95, died Friday, May 4, 2007, at Starkville Manor Nursing Home.

Services were Sunday at Pharsalia Baptist Church in Pope. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Wilson, born Feb. 20, 1912, to the late Knox and the late Hester Finch Rowsey, was a homemaker and a farmer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Guy “Smokey” Wilson.

Survivors include: one son, Grady W. Wilson and wife, Barbara Atwood of Starkville and one sister, Virginia Rowsey Nelson of Southaven.