Obituaries 06-22-10

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Obituaries 06-22-10

Miriam Shivers Bentley

VARDAMAN– Miriam Shivers Bentley, 53, formerly of Marks, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. She was the sister of Paul Shivers of Locke Station.

Services were Saturday at Kimbro Funeral Home. Burial was in Marks Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

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Bentley, born to the late Loy Shivers and Mildred Haawkins Sorrels was born March 25, 1957, in San Diego, Calif.

She was preceded in death by a son, Shane Shivers.

Survivors along with  her brother, include: one daughter, Christie Alexander of Jackson; one son, James Bentley of Tupelo; two sisters, Carol Roper of Marks and Sherry Shivers of Clarksdale; one brother, Ronald Shivers of Vardaman and five grandchildren.

Bonnie Barbara Hileman

AURORA, COLO.– Bonnie Barbara Hileman, 58, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center. She was the daughter of Temple Lebron and Margaret Ann Baker Allen of Batesville.

Memorial services were Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church. Rev. Paul Middleton officiated. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Hileman, born June 27, 1951, in Upland, Calif., was retired after 22 years of service with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department as executive administrator.

Survors along with her parents include: her husband, Billy Charles Hilman of Aurora, Colo.; two daughters, Barbara L. Sinar of Centennial, Colo. and Krichna F. Sowles of Burlington, N.C.; one son, Billy C. Hileman Jr. of El Cajon, Calif.; one sister, Temple A. Crowell of Batesville and three brothers, Richie L. Allen of Rancho Bernado, Calif., Paul O. Allen of Spring Valley, Calif. and Donald Allen of San Diego.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida St., Denver, Colo. 80224.

Maidie L. Holcomb

GERMANTOWN– Maidie L. Holcomb, 95, formerly of Batesville, died Saturday, June 19, 2010, at Methodist Germantown Hospital.

Services were Monday at Wells Funeral Home. Dr. Jonathan L. Jeffords officiated. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Holcomb, born Feb. 14, 1915, in Tipton County, Tenn., to the late Thomas Wesley and Annie Jane Densford, worked as a credit manager at Parks Belk in Memphis. She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. She was a member of President Bush’s Thousand Points of Light.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank K. Holcomb.

Survivors include: two sons, W.S. McFarland of Millington, Tenn. and Melvin Holcomb of Batesville, two daughters, Shirley Williams of Memphis and Beverly Elliott of Greenville, Texas; one sister, Lydia Campbell of Kennesaw, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory and honor can be made to your church or the Church Health Center of Memphis.

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Mattie Mae King

 SENATOBIA– Mattie Mae King, 91, died Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at Whitehaven Community Living Center in Memphis.

Services were Saturday at Macedonia M.B. Church in Senatobia. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge.

Survivors include: two daughters, Alice King of Memphis and Vearnesa Leverson of Como; three sons, Lee Andrew King of Sentaobia, Willie B. King and Willie Lee King, both of Senatobia; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.