Obituaries 11-5-10

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 5, 2010

Sarah Neal Buchanan

BATESVILLE–Sarah Neal Buchanan, 89, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at her residence.

Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the First United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Raymond Aven officiating and Rev. Steve Cannon and Rev. Kenneth Dyson assisting. Visitation will be held Saturday from noon until service time at the church. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

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Buchanan, born June 3, 1921, in Chickasaw County, to the late Oscar Cooper and Sarah Ellen Turman Neal, was a homemaker and member of New Life Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde T. Buchanan.

Survivors include: one daughter, Linda Pinkston of Batesville; one son, Claude T. Buchanan Jr. of Senatobia; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Robert Lewis “Bobby” Dahl

 ENID–Robert Lewis “Bobby” Dahl, 76, died Saturday, October 30, 2010.

Services were Tuesday at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Dahl Cemetery in Enid. Newsom Funeral Home had charge.

Dahl was a farmer.

Survivors include: three daughters, Pam Pipkin, Kim Tennyson and Bobbie Kennedy, all of Charleston; four sisters, Velma Goad of Batesville, Elizabeth Thurman of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., Shirley Grier of McDonough, Ga. and Shelia Jackson of Oakland; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Alma “Subie” Maples

SARDIS–Alma “Subie” Maples, 85, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010.

Services will be held today at 10 a.m. at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home-Senatobia Chapel. Burial will be in Fulmer Cemetery in Harmontown. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home has charge.

Maples was a member of Como Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Maples.

Survivors include: one son, Albert Linwood Maples Sr. of Senatobia; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or American Diabetes Foundation.

Gable Sanford Jr.

BATESVILLE–Gable Sanford Jr., 52, died Saturday, October 23, 2010, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Services were Saturday, October 30 at Cooley’s Mortuary. Rev. Zannie Leland Jr. officiated. Burial was in Eureka Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Sanford, born September 15, 1958, in Batesville, to Lorine Sanford of Batesville and the late Gable Hentz, was a foreman for Mastic. He was a member of Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church.

Survivors along with his mother include: his wife, Lisa Sanford of Batesville; one son, Kerrick D. Hughes of Batesville; four sisters, Lucille Sanford, Lib Sanford, Verge Richardson and Shirley Taylor, all of Batesville; two brothers, Louis Sanford and Andrew Griffin, both of Batesville and two grandchildren.

Sarah E. Willingham Reynolds

BATESVILLE–Sarah E. Willingham Reynolds, 75, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at her residence.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Bethlehem M.B. Church in Batesville. Rev. Jeffery McMullen will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary and Saturday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at New Bethlehem M.B. Church. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.

Reynolds, born March 17, 1935, in Batesville, to the late Earnest Willingham and Eva Mae Pough, was a retired respiratory therapy technician and a member of New Bethlehem M.B. Church where she was a choir member. She was a member of the Zodiac Club.

Survivors include: one son, Leon Reynolds of Batesville; two daughters, Michelle Reynolds Trotter of Milwaukee, Wis. and Marilyn Reynolds of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Edith Willingham and Constance Willingham, both of Batesville; seven brothers, Jimmie Lee Willingham of Oxford, Ricky Willingham, Joe Willingham, Micheal Willingham and Walter Willingham, all of Batesville, Doyle Willingham of Sardis and Willie J. Willingham of Compton, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.