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Obituaries 6-9-09

Obituaries 6-9-09

Maggie Mae Cauthen

davenport, Iowa– Maggie Mae Cauthen, 68, formerly of Courtland, died Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Genesis Medical Center-West Campus in Davenport. 

Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Johnson Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary and Cooley’s Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Cauthen, born to the late Van Jones and Mattie Martin, was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Zion Church in Davenport.

Survivors include: her husband, Willie Cauthen of Davenport; four sons, Willie Cauthen Jr. of Bradenton, Fla., Ira Cauthen and Gary Cauthen, both of Torrance, Calif. and Gregory Cauthen of Mineapolis; one niece Mary Gatewood of Rock Island, Ill.; one nephew, John Henry Ford of Pope; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Johnnie Elaine Winters Ellingburg

water valley– Johnnie Elaine Winters Ellingburg, 67, died Monday, June 1, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.

Services were Saturday at Longcreek Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Ellingburg, born Feb. 5, 1942, to the late William Webster Winters and Bertha Self Winters, was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Scott Ellingburg.

Survivors include: one daughter, Francis Upchurch of Water Valley; two sons, Johnny Ellingburg of Batesville and Billy Ellingburg of Water Valley; four sisters, Patricia Russell of Clarksdale, Clara Ware of Batesville, Ruby Anne Winters and Shirley Faye Winters, both of Texarkana, Texas; four brothers, Dennis Winters of Batesville, Bill Winters and Jessie Winters, both of Texarkana and Eli Winters of Greenville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

James C. “J.C.” Golden

MARKS– James C. “J.C.” Golden, 61, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at his residence.

Services were Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Ernest Gordon officiated. Burial was in Belen Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Golden, born Oct. 23, 1947, in Marks, to James Vernon Golden of Crowder and Willie Mae Lutts of Sledge, was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a retired truck driver.

Survivors along with his parents include: his wife, Gloria Golden of Marks; two sons, Terry Potts of Marks and Danny Potts of Coles Point; four daughters, Rhonda Jenkins, Angela Brewer and Rhonda Tutor, all of Batesville and Lisa Mills of Crowder; two brothers, Billy Golden of Randleman, N.C. and Roy Lutts of Sledge; five sisters, Ruby Holmes of Rossville, Tenn., Betty Jenkins and Nancy Cook, both of Crowder, Wanda Omedeo of Lamar and Frances Phillips of Batesville; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Charles “Charlie” Reed

SARDIS– Charles “Charlie” Reed, 81, died Thursday, June 4, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

Graveside services were Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Rev. William Lewis, Jackie Reed and Rev. Ozine Thomas officiated. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Reed, born March 2, 1928, to the late Thomas Reed and the late Geneva Sims, was a factory worker, farmer and peddler. He was a member of Viney Creek M.B. Church in Sardis.

Survivors include: five sons, John Reed of Sardis, Clifton Reed of Cordova, Tenn., Charles Reed of St. Louis, Curtis Lewis Cole of Batesville and Anthony Reed of Vicksburg; seven daughters, Letha Wiley, Dearia Salter and Charlene Bradford, all of Sardis, Mary H. McIntyre of Coldwater, Carrie Black and Edith Wheatley, both of Horn Lake and Ethel Reed of Washington, D.C.; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.