Obituaries 7-29-08

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Freddie Hampton Harmon

SARDIS– Freddie Hampton Harmon, 80, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.

Services were Saturday at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Hal Johnson officiated. Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home had charge.

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Harmon, born Aug. 25, 1927, in Harmontown, to the late V.C. Harmon and Hebe Billingsley Harmon, was a vocational instructor at Northwest Community College in Senatobia. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include: his wife, Johnnie W. Harmon of Sardis; one daughter, Patricia Smith of Portland, Ore.; one son, Jeffrey Harmon of Sardis; one brother, William C. Harmon of Oxford; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Margaret Martin Little

CROWDER– Margaret Martin Little, 74, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at her residence.

Services were Saturday at Crowder Assembly of God. Burial was in Crowder Cemetery. Rev. Murphy Eubanks and Rev. Leon Mayfield officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Little, born Dec. 12, 1933,  to the late John Ward Martin and Mary Selby Martin, in Enid, was a member of Crowder Assembly of God where she was the pianist for 50 years. She was a retired dry goods store owner.

Survivors include: her husband, Bobby Clyde Little of Crowder; two sons, Gerald Little of Senatobia and Steve Little of Crowder; one daughter, Bobbie Lynn Little of Crowder; one brother, Buddy Martin of Enid; one sister, Tillie Dubois of Southaven; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild

Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International.

James Willie “J.W.” Lloyd

MEMPHIS– James Willie “J.W.” Lloyd, 73, formerly of Batesville, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Methodist University Hospital.

Services are Wednesday at noon with visitation 11 a.m. until service time at Middle Baptist Church, 801 Whitehaven Lane, in Whitehaven. Dr. Lester Basken will officiate. Burial with military honors will be at 2 p.m. at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Harrison’s Funeral Home has charge.

Lloyd, born to the late Homer and Sadie Lloyd, was  a retired teacher of Mississippi and Arkansas School Systems. He was a member of Middle Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Joyce Ann Harris Lloyd of Memphis; three sons, Marvin Lloyd of Courtland, James Lloyd Jr. and Je’Ron Lloyd, both of Memphis; one daughter, Deborah Edgeworth of Davenport, Iowa, one brother, Rufus Lloyd of Ozark, Ala.; three sisters, Jimmie Lloyd Thomas, Margaret Lloyd Lewis and Cathy Lloyd Tillman, all of Memphis and a host of grandchildren.

Mary Patricia O’Shea Morrow

BATESVILLE– Mary Patricia O’Shea Morrow, 77, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi.

Services were Saturday at at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Gene Howell, Rev. Tim Shields and Rev. Don Shaffer officiated. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Morrow, born March 8, 1931, to the late John Patrick O’Shea and the late Mary Catherine Remlinger O’Shea, was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include: her husband of 54 years, Arvie L.J. Morrow of Batesville; two sons, Carl Morrow of Batesville and Kenney Morrow and wife, Kim of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; one daughter, Denise Morrow of Batesville; one granddaughter, Danielle Morrow of Goodlettesville, Tenn.; one sister, Margaret O’Connell and husband Jim of Portland, Ore.; two brothers, Tom O’Shea and wife Gisele of Munster, Ind. and Raymond O’Shea of Portland, Ore. and two sisters-in-law, Miriam Koerner and husband Cletus of Barnett, Mo. and Grace White of Senatobia.

William Ellis Smith

BATESVILLE– William Ellis “Pee Wee” Smith, 66, died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at his daughter’s home in Batesville.

Services are today at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Smith, born Sept. 9, 1941, in Panola, to the late Clarence and Mattie Lee Tedford Smith, was a maintenance worker for the Thermos Company and served in the National Guard.Survivors include: his wife, Bessie Smith of Batesville; one daughter, Sandra Smith Childress of Batesville; two sons, Terry Smith of Batesville and Ken Smith of Memphis; three sisters, Nancy Smith Bowls of Batesville, Linda Smith Fox of Oxford and Jo Ann Smith Allred of Batesville; one brother, Dewey Lee “Mac” Smith of Batesville; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Tommy Durin Wells

SENATOBIA– Tommy Durin Wells, 55, a metal worker, died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at his residence in Senatobia.

There will be no services at this time as he will be cremated. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Wells was born Dec. 31, 1952, to Lillie Fulton Wells of Senatobia and the late Osbine Rhimes in Pontotoc.

Survivors along with his mother include: his wife, Lillie Fulton Wells of Senatobia; one step-daughter, Kimberly Lyon of St. Charles, Mo.; two step-sons, Scott Fulton of Marianna, Ark. and Michael Byers of West Memphis, Ark.; one sister, Shelia Lantrip of Batesville; one brother, Ted Wells of Robinsonville and five grandchildren.