Obituaries – 01-06-09

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Obituaries – 01-06-09

Tracy Bonner

COMO– Tracy Bonner, 30, died Saturday, December 27, 2008, at The Med in Memphis.

Services were Saturday at Cistern Hill M.B. Church in Como. Burial was in the church cemetery. Henderson Funeral Home had charge.

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Bonner, born Aug. 5, 1978, to Larry Bonner of Como and Erma Davis Bonner of Como, was a construction worker. He attended North Panola High School.

Survivors along with his parents include: three brothers, Stevie Bonner and Deirris Bonner, both of Como and Christopher Bonner of Memphis and one sister, Monica Bonner of Senatobia.

Charlie Gene Ard Hill

POPE– Charlie Gene Ard Hill, 51, died Friday, January 2, 2009, at his residence.

Services were Sunday at Dickins Funeral Home. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Batesville. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Hill, born Dec. 1, 1957, to J.W. Ard and the late Sarah Virginia Griffis Hill, was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church. He was retired from the National Guard with the rank of SP4. He was employed as a carpenter.

Survivors along with his father include: his step-father, Robert L. Hill; two daughters, Amanda Marie Ard of Pearl and Sarah Jane Hill of Pope; three sisters, Jowanda Hill Hubbard of Courtland, Linda Ard Palmer of Pope and Nancy Ard Keel of Courtland; four brothers, Gerald W. Griffis of Pope, Ronald L. Hill of Eupora, John E. Ard of Courtland and Jimmy Ard of Batesville and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill Cemetery Funds.

Fred Walthall Klyce

SARDIS– Fred Walthall Klyce, 89, died Monday, December 29, 2008, at his residence.

Memorial services are pending.

Klyce, born Sept. 26, 1919, in Sardis, to the late Fred Walthall Klyce Sr. and the late Patti Rosa Klyce, was past president of Panola County Bank, a farmer and a cattleman. He attended Mississippi State College. He was a member of Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in Como.

He was the second president of the Mississippi Cattleman’s Association, Charter  and member of the Panola County Club.

Survivors include: his wife of 68 years, Dorothy Ann Gallagher Kylce; one daughter, Diane Klyce Thomas of Moreland, Ga.; one son, Steve W. Klyce of Sardis; four grandchildren and four-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in Como or Sardis United Methodist Church in Sardis.

Arthur Qualls

BATESVILLE– Arthur Qualls, 88, died Wednesday, December 31, 2008, at Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo.

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

Qualls, born Aug. 10, 1920, to the late Ernest A. and Mattie Sue Glover Qualls, in Humbolt, Tenn., was a member of First Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during World War II and his ocupation was manufacturing refrigerators.

Survivors include: his wife of 67 years, Georgia Ruth Qualls of Lees Summitt, Mo.; three daughters, Mary Ruth Qualls Pedzinski of Lees Summit, Mo., Sandra Qualls Vernile McCarty of Atlanta and Donna Lynn Qualls Campbell of New Buffalo, Mich.; four sisters, Maxine Qualls Wilson of St. Louis, Carolyn Qualls Davis of Vicksburg, Ernestine Qualls Lowery of Montrose, Mich. and Patsy Qualls Stalnaker of Harrisburg, Ark.; one brother, Tom “Rooker” Qualls of Harrisburg, Ark.;  six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.