Obituaries 4-19-11

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jerry Keith Brasell

ASHLAND– Jerry Keith Brassell, 59, formerly of Courtland, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at Magnolia Hospital in Corinth.

Services were held Monday at Batesville Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Brasell, born to the late Murry Brasell and Marjorie Pickle Brasell. was a member of Ashland Baptist Church.

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Survivors include: his wife, Patsy Wolf Brasell of Ashland; one sister, Betty McMillan of Batesville and one brother, Kenneth Brasell of Batesville.

Frank Allen Boyle

COMO– Frank Allen Boyle, 76, died Sunday, April 16, 2011, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.

Services were Monday at at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home-Sardis Chapel. Burial was in Emory Cemetery. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home had charge.

Boyle, born to the late E.O. Boyle and Maggie Jones Boyle, was a member of Sardis First Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Boyle.

Survivors include: his wife, Betty Carmical Boyle; one daughter, Carol Sqaur of Como; two sons, Michael Boyle of Como and Randy Boyle of Fulton; three brothers, Jimmy Boyle of Vardaman, E.O. Boyle Jr. of Coffeeville and Ralph Boyle of Vicksburg; two sisters, Margaret Sawner of Olive Branch and Mary Alice Pharr of Vicksburg and five grandchildren.

Arvis Earl Camp

SARDIS– Arvis Earl Camp, 79, died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at his residence.

Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Union Grove Cemetery in Bruce. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Camp, born March 11, 1932, in Banner, to the late Everette Lee and Evie Lavae House Camp, was a Baptist and was a logger by trade. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Heather Camp.

Survivors include: four sons, Thomas Lynn Camp of Batesville, Arvis “Buddy” Dalton Camp and Lee Earl Camp, both of Courtland, and Johnny Wayne Camp of Water Valley; two daughters, Anita Carol Camp of Sardis and Becky Louise Penton of Carriere; additional children, John Travis Smith, Kevin Poyner, Lisa Camp, Angie Lancaster, Brenda Ann Camp and Connie Lavae Camp; one brother, Elvis Gale Camp of Coffeeville; one sister, Lynn Green of Brandon; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Violet Swindoll Fields

STARKVILLE–Violet Marie Swindoll Fields, 88, died Monday, April 18, 2011, at Carrington Nursing Home in Starkville.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sumner. Wells Funeral Home has charge.

Fields, born Aug. 8, 1922, to Barney Lee and Lorene Guest Swindoll, in Walthall, was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Starkville.

Survivors include: one daughter, Belinda McDaniel of Starkville; two sons, Bobby Fields of Sumner and Hilton Fields of New Iberia, La.; one sister, Juanita Williams of Everman, Texas; three brothers, Floyd Swindoll of Tutwiller, Tom Swindoll and Gerald Swindoll, both of Hernando; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.


Maggie Rodgers

SARDIS–Maggie Rodgers, 102, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, Ark.

Services were Saturday at Kincaid Funeral Services of Forrest City. Burial was in Stanley Grove Cemetery in Colt, Ark.

Rodgers was born Sept. 15, 1908, in Sardis, to the late Henry and Pearl Egerson.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jerome White, Cecil Lane and Bob Rodgers; two sons, Edgar White and Willie James Lane; four daughters, Ruby Lane, Ollie Mae Coppage, Lillie B. Jackson and Dollie B. Westbrook.

Survivors include: two sons, J.C. White of Oxford and Robert Lane Sr. of Forrest City, Ark.; 35 grandchildren; over 100 great-grandchildren; more than 60 great-great-grandchildren and over 40 great-great-great-grandchildren.

Howard Leon Sanders

BATESVILLE–Howard Leon Sanders, 77, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at his residence.

Services were held Sunday at Wells Funeral Home. Dr. Bob Self and Dr. Tommy Snyder officiated. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Sanders, born Dec. 9, 1933, in Sardis, to the late Rex Howard and Eunice Fite Sanders, was a retired construction inspector for the Mississippi Department of Transportation and served his country in the U.S. Army as a Corporal from 1955 to 1957. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Batesville.

On March 11, 1959, he married his wife, Linda D. Joyce Dorr Sanders.

Survivors include: his wife, Joyce Sanders of Batesville; one daughter, Lynn Sanders Respess of Paragould, Ark.; two sons, Steve Howard Sanders of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Clay Sanders of Pope and 15 grandchildren.