Obituaries 6-5-07

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Martin McIntire

GREENVILLE–Martin McIntire, 67, died Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Delta Regional Medical Center. He was the brother of Louise Shields of Batesville.

Memorial services are Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the First United Pentecostal Church in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

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McIntire, born Dec. 6, 1939, in Kosciusko, to the late Fred and Frances L. Alexander McIntire, was a ship boat captain and U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors  along with his sister include: four daughters, Melanie McIntire Hughes and Shannon McIntire, both of Greenville, Pam McIntire Anderson of Bay St. Louis and Shelia McIntire Goode of El Dorado, Ark.; two sons, Eddie McIntire of Greenville and Martin McIntire Jr. of Bay St. Louis; five sisters, Maybelle Sandifer of Nettleton, Artis Sullivan of Ackerman, Peggy Gates and Virginia Collier, both of Thaxton; one brother, R.L. McIntire of Hillcrest, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Helen Carrie Bolen Parker

DRESDEN, Tenn.–Helen Carrie Bolen Parker, 85, formerly of Crenshaw, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Weakley County Nursing Home in Dresden.

Services were Saturday, May 26, at Crenshaw Baptist Church. Rev. Chester McClendon officiated. Burial was in Longtown Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Parker, born Nov. 21, 1921, was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gladys Johnson Parker and one son, James Forrest Parker.

Survivors include: one son, Ronnie Parker of Dresden; one sister, Peggy Carter Baker of Memphis; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the Crenshaw Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Daisy Mae Roberson

SARDIS–Daisy Mae Roberson, 73, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at the Sardis Community Nursing Home.

Services are Thursday at noon at New Rock Hill M.B. Church in Sardis. Pastor J.R. Roberson will officiate. Burial will be in Rock Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary who has charge of arrangements.

Roberson, born Jan. 26, 1934, in Sardis, to the late Marion McKinney and the late Everi Ena Hill, was a homemaker and a member of New Rock Hill M.B. Church. She was a choir member and on the motherboard.

Survivors include: her husband, E.L. Roberson of Sardis; two daughters, Vickie Brown of Como and Teresa Austin of Lake Station, Ind.; four sons, Kirt Roberson of Sardis, Pastor J.R. Roberson of Dale, Texas, Mitchell Roberson of New Orleans and Rayford Roberson of Gary, Ind.; four sisters, Jennie Bynum, Elgene Blackmon, Everlena Carroll and Marthy Wilson, all of Memphis; one brother, Marion McKinney II of Memphis; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Lawndarius Qaundez Strong

BATESVILLE– Lawndarius Qaundez Strong, 4, died Monday, June 3, 2007, at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Services are Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rockhill M.B. Church in Sardis. James Buchanan will officiate. Burial will be in Bethlehem M.B. Church Cemetery. Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Home has charge.

Born November 7, 2002, Lawndarius was was preceded in death by his grandmother, Faye Ella Strong of Batesville.

Survivors include: his mother, Calandra Strong of Batesville; his father, Tyrone Stocks of Memphis and his grandparent, Lawrence P. Strong Sr.

Charles C. Webster Sr.

FLORENCE–Charles C. Webster Sr., 83, formerly of Memphis, died Wednesday, May 30, 2007, in Ridgeland. Webster lived at Chickasaw Hills at Enid Lake after retiring.

Services were Monday at Forest Hill Funeral Home East in Memphis. Entombment followed in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Forest Hill Funeral Home had charge.

Webster was the owner of Workman’s Transmission in Whitehaven.

Survivors include: his wife of 65 years, Earnestine Webster; two sons, Ralph Webster of Austin, Texas and Claley Webster of Florence; one sister, Shirley Walsh of Daytona Beach; five brothers, Jerry Webster, Kenneth Webster, Danny Webster, Larry Webster and George Webster, all of Daytona Beach; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.