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Obituaries 9-1-09

Obituaries 9-1-09

Marguerite G. Brassel

SENATOBIA— Marguerite G. Brassel, 84, died Wednesday, August 12, 2009. She was the mother of Arlene Little, formerly of Pope, of Senatobia.

Services were Friday at Pate-Jones Funeral Home. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale.

Brassel was a member of Highland Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Brassel and one son, Ray Brassel.

Survivors along with her daughter include: two sisters, Christine Mitchell of Ridgeland and Jimmie Sides of Coffeeville; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Larry Wayne Griffin

WALLS­­— Larry Wayne Griffin, 62, died Friday, August 28, 2009, at his residence.

Services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Crowder Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Griffin, born June 18, 1947, in Lambert, to the late James Owen and Lillie Mae Harrison Griffin, was the owner of Larry Griffin Construction Company.

Survivors include: his wife, Theresa Lynn Griffin of Walls; two daughters, Beth Griffin of Florence, Angie Rico of Batesville; one sister, Kathe Daugherty of Batesville; three brothers, J.W. Griffin and Roy Lynn Griffin, both of Crowder and Sammie Lee of Como; five grandchildren.

Elizabeth Hubberd Mills

DARLING­­—Elizabeth Hubberd Mills, 90, died Sunday, August 30, 2009, at Quitman County Hospital in Marks. She was the sister  of Ann Roberts of Batesville.

Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home. Dr. Laurie Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.  

Mills, born Sept. 25, 1918,  taught at Quitman County Schools and Delta Academy.  She was a member of Darling Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, D.A. Mills.

Other survivors include: one son, Terry Mills of Darling; a sister, Mary Frances Fancher of Grenada; one brother, Billy Gene Hubberd of Ocean Springs; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to: Reading is Fundamental, Attn: Development Dept. 1825 Conneticut Ave. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Delta State Literacy Program.

Judy K. Webster

LAFAYETTE­­—Judy K. Webster, 55, died Sunday, August 30, 2009, at her residence. She was the wife of Thomas A. Webster Sr. of Batesville.

Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Webster, born July 22, 1954, in Bruce, to the late Hosea Caroll and Odie Lee Carter Hallum, was a homemaker.

Survivors along with her husband include: two daughters, Michelle Hollis and Dana Danielle Stafford, both of Batesville; two sons, Christopher Hollis of Batesville and Ashley Stafford of Greenwood; one step-daughter, Rachael Lynn Goss of Lapeer, Mich.; one step-son, Thomas A. Webster Jr. of Bateville; one sister, Sue Ann Myers of Greenwood; one brother, Charlie Carroll Hallum of Greenwood; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Daisy Bernice Wylie

BATESVILLE­­—Daisy Bernice Wylie, 83, died Thursday, August 27, 2009, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Services were Monday at Wells Funeral Home. Burial was in Crowder Cemetery. Wylie, born Nov. 27, 1925, in Friendship, to the late George Washington and Lela Morris Rayburn, was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her son, Walter Nash.

Survivors include: four daughters, Vicky Jean Davis of Crowder, Rebecca Jean Lopez of Monticello, Fla., Joyce Ann Downs of Batesville, Dorothy G. Fulpher of San Bernardino, Calif.; one son, George Griffin of Trumann, Ark.; three sisters, Brenda Rayburn, Jackie Rayburn and Leona Rayburn, all of Tupelo; one half-sister, Brenda Hall of Tenn.; one half-brother, Sylvester Rayburn of Tupelo; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.