Obituaries 6-1-07

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 1, 2007

James Allen Anglin

CRENSHAW–James Allen Anglin, 45, died Friday, May 25, 2007, at Quitman County Hospital.

Services were Sunday at Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks. Burial was in Longtown Cemetery. Roy Bailey officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

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Anglin, born Jan. 24, 1962, was a member of Jesus’ Name Apolistic Lighthouse. He was also a carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Sue Anglin.

Survivors include: one son, Rodney Dale Anglin of Crenshaw; two sisters, Wanda Bailey of Marks and Lisa McGarrity of Crenshaw; his parents, Allen Hall Anglin and Wanda Jones Anglin of Crenshaw.

Memorials may be made to Jesus’ Name Apostolic Lighthouse, 1126 Locke Station Rd., Marks.

Edna Mae Jaudon Clayton

BYHALIA–Edna Mae Jaudon Clayton, 93, formerly of Batesville, died Monday, May 28, 2007, at Baptist Desoto Hospital.

Services were Thursday at Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial was in Peach Creek Cemetery near Sardis. Rev. Oscar Geeslin officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Clayton, born June 8, 1913, in Batesville, was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Claud Clayton; two children, Marvin Eli Clayton and Mattie Jean Clayton Johnson and two sisters, Louise Jaudon Scallorn and Thelma Jaudon Chrestman.

Survivors include: two sons, William E. Clayton Sr. and Thomas E. Clayton; three daughters, Elizabeth Ann Clayton Helton, Carol J. Clayton Roberson and Janice Clayton Sisk; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Gladys M. Gowen

CORINTH–Gladys M. Gowen, 86, formerly of Batesville, died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.

Services were Wednesday at McPeters Chapel. Rev. Warren Jones and son John Gowen officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Enid. McPeters Funeral Directors had charge.

Gowen  was a graduate of Ingomar High School and Blue Mountain College. She taught school in Memphis, Charleston and Batesville. She was regional manager for World Book Encyclopedia, attended Graceland and Whitehaven Baptist Church, where she was Sunday School teacher. She was presently a member of Crossroads Church, the Red Hat Club and Corinth Junior Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Maxwell Gowen.

Survivors include: four sons, Glen Gowen of Florence, Ky., Danny Gowen of Hernando, John Gowen of Corinth and Mike Gowen of Iuka; two brothers, James Clayton and Johnny Clayton, both of Ft. Worth, Texas; one sister, Grace Cornelius also of Ft. Worth; 11 grandchildren and 16 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Care Center, 3701 Joanne Dr., Corinth.

Jessie C. “Boots” Nelson

SOUTHAVEN–Jessie C. “Boots” Nelson, 85, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at his residence. He was the father of Patricia Ann Nelson Spiva of Sardis.

Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday noon until service time at 2 p.m. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Nelson, born Aug. 28, 1921, in Enid, to the late Clyde and Maggie Carlisle Nelson, was a retired painter for Bill Epstein Enterprises of Memphis.

Survivors along with his daughter include: his wife, Virginia Rowsey Nelson of Southaven; one sister, Evelyn Nelson White of Charleston and one grandson, Gregory K. Munday of Southaven.

Lavonia Stewart Parham

BOYLE–Lavonia Stewart Parham, 94, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood. She was the great-grandmother of Jessica, Sam and Katie Parham of Batesville.

Graveside services were Tuesday at New Cleveland Cemetery. Rev. Jim Phillips  officiated. Ray Funeral Home had charge.

Parham, born Feb. 21, 1913, in Bolivar County to the late Atla Stewart and the late Clara Hagan Stewart, attended Cleveland Public Schools. She worked at Baxter Laboratories for 24 years and upon retirement, joined her husband in his hothouse business. She has been a resident at Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood of nine years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Edwin “Pam” Parham; two sons, Joe Parham and Charles Parham and two daughters, Sammie Parham Via and Patsy Parham Main.

Survivors along with her grandchildren include: one brother, James Melton of Cleveland and one sister, Frankie Hanks of Rosedale.

Memorials may be made to the North Greenwood Baptist Church, Grand Blvd., Greenwood, 38930 or Boyle Baptist Church.

Austin “Jinks” Terry

CROWDER–Austin “Jinks” Terry, 76, died Sunday, May 27, 2007, at his residence.

Services were Wednesday at Kimbro Funeral Home. Rev. Murphy Eubank officiated. Burial was in Crowder Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Terry, born July 27, 1929, in Huntersville, Ala., to the late Augustus and Minnie Mae Terry, was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in Korea. He was a member of Crowder Baptist Church and a retired carpenter.

Survivors include: his wife, Frances Pauline Terry of Crowder; two sons, Charles Ray Terry of Batesville, Gerry Austin Terry of Batesville; four brothers, Jewell Terry of Crowder, A.J. Terry of Clarksdale, Brownie Terry of Memphis and Buster Terry of Big Buck, Tenn.; one daughter, Brenda Joyce Frederick of Sardis; two sisters, Louise Bond of Southaven and Janice Earnest of Hickory Valley; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.