Obituaries 12-1-09

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Obituaries 12-1-09

James Douglas Campbell

BATESVILLE­— James Douglas Campbell, 66, died Wednesday, November, 25, 2009, at his residence.

Services were Saturday at Wells Funeral Home. Dr. P.J. Scott officiated. Burial was in Blackjack Cemetery.  Wells Funeral Home had charge.

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Campbell, born Dec. 22, 1942, in Courtland, to James Jefferson and Lois Griffis Campbell, was a member of the First Baptist Church. He was retired from Hood Equipment as the parts and service manager.

Survivors include: his wife, Betty Lou Winters Campbell of Batesville; two sons, James J. “Jeff” Campbell and his wife, Angie of Batesville; Howard Deewayne Campbell and his wife, Vickie of Tiptonville, Tenn.; three sisters, Jeffie Campbell, Betty Campbell Moore, both of Batesville and Voncille Campbell Tarver of Oxford; four grandchildren, Dalton Campbell, Kyle Campbell, Chandler Campbell and Grace Campbell.

Albert Ray Martin

BATESVILLE­— Albert Ray Martin, 53, died Thursday, November 26, 2009, at his residence.

Memorial services were Sunday at West Batesville Baptist Church. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Martin, born May 24, 1956, to the late Lester Martin and Charlene Scott Martin, was an assembly line worker at Batesville Casket Company and a member of West Batesville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include: his wife, Rebecca Martin of Batesville; two daughters, Decius Floyd and Sarah Martin, both of Batesville; two sons, Lester Martin II  and Albert Martin Jr., both of Batesville; six sisters, Carolyn Campbell of Batesville, Audrey Doddson of Memphis, Frances McManus of Hattiesburg, Belinda Chatman of Tocoma, Wash. and Joyce Covington of Springfield, Va.; and three brothers, Jimmy Martin and Eric Martin, both of Batesville and Rodney Baker of Mansfield, Texas.

Jacob Lamar McCullar

BATESVILLE­— Jacob Lamar McCullar, 69, died Saturday, November 21, 2009, at his residence.

Services were Tuesday at Dickins Funeral Home. Rev. Jim Scruggs and Rev. K.R. Dyson officiated. Burial was in Lovejoy Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

McCullar, born Sept. 8, 1940, to the late Earl Pearson McCullar and Ruby Lanora Gross McCullar, was a farmer.

Survivors include: three sisters, Peggy Rose Guest of Winona, Elsie Lorine Kendall of Batesville and Ruby Louise McCullar Smith of Batesville.

Glenda Agnes Moorman Rounsaville

CHARLESTON­— Glenda Agnes Moorman Rounsaville, 82, died Saturday, November 28, 2009. She was the sister Shirley Moorman Weeks of Enid.

Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home. Burial was in Magnolia Garden in Charleston. Newsom Funeral Home had charge.

Rounsaville, was a homemaker.

Survivors along with her sister include: her husband, Clyde Rounsaville of Charleston; Sandra Ann Rounsaville of Byhalia; one sister, Thelma Louise Moorman Williamson of Winona and two grandchildren.

James Andrew Williams

OAKLAND—James Andrew Williams, 76, died Wednesday, November 25, 2009, at his residence.

Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Father Sam Messina will officiate. Burial will be in New Bethlehem Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.

Williams, born April 24, 1933, in Mendenhall, to the late I.J. Williams and Ella Lofton Williams, was a crane operator. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Georgia W. Williams of Oakland; three daughters, Venetia E. Williams of Oakland, Andrea J. Williams Johnson of Chicago and Sonia Williams of Las Vegas, Nev.; three sisters, Vernie Burton of Mendenhall, Lillie Gardner and Hazel Clinkscales, both of Chicago; three brothers, Ray Williams and Timothy Walker, both of Chicago and George Washington Williams, of Charlotte, N.C.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Panola Cancer Society.

Versie Lee Stamps

 BATESVILLE­— Versie Lee Stamps, 77, died Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at Golden Living Center.

Services were Saturday at Concord M.B. Church. Pastor Edward Thomas officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Stamps, born Sept. 11, 1932, to the late Anthony Stamps and Vergie Mae Johnson, was a retired machine operator and a member of Concord M.B. Church.

Survivors include: his wife, Rosa Nell Stamps of Batesville; one daughter, Cathy Stamps- Covington of Buford, Ga.; one sister, Minnie Johnson of Lynwood, Ill. and one brother, Earl “Kid” Stamps of Batesville; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.