Obituaries 6-3-11

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 3, 2011

James “Jamie” Clifton Barlow Sr.

COURTLAND–James “Jamie” Clifton Barlow Sr., 45, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, near Stuggart, Ark. from injuries related to an automobile accident.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Longtown Cemetery in Crenshaw. Visitation will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. until service time.

Barlow, born July 29, 1965, in Batesville, to the late Billy H. Barlow and Josephine Jones Barlow, was a truck driver for Lockhart Transportaion in Arkansas and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hinchliff.

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Survivors include: one daughter, Brittney Nicole Barlow of Dewitt, Ark.; one son, James Clifton Barlow Jr. of Ashflat, Ark.; his mother, Josephine Jones Barlow of Courtland; two sisters, Pamela Barlow Jones of Hernando and Lisa Barlow Moore of Courtland and one grandchild, Kaylin Michelle Rosenbaum of Dewitt, Ark.

The family requests that anyone wishing to send memorials in Jamie’s memory, to forward them to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1905.

Penny Marie Holley

SARDIS – Penny Marie Holley, 51, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2001 at her home in Sardis.

    Funeral services will be held Friday, June 3, at 1 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Crofford presiding. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sardis. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at Wells Funeral Home.

    Holley was born in Marks on Feb. 1, 1960, to Royce Dwight and Eunice Nelson Holley. She was a member of Lambert Baptist Church.

    She is survived by her mother, Eunice Nelson Holley Truelock of Sardis; one son, Dylan Holley of Sardis; four sisters, Terri Lynn Pierce of Marks, Dianne Holley Watson of Batesville, Betty Jean Norwood of Walls and Faye Holley Traywick of Senatobia; one brother, Wesley “Butch” Holley of Como; five step-brothers and three step-sisters.

Bonnie Lou McBride

COURTLAND–Bonnie Lou McBride, age 87, wife of Jacob McBride, Jr., died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at her residence.

Services were Thursday, June 2, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Batesville.  Pallbearers were: David Tuthill, Brett Rivers, James Finnie, Jonathan McBride, Ryan McBride, and Patrick McBride. Wells Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.  

Mrs. McBride was born in Courtland on December 29, 1923, to Hubert Noel and Audra Lou Simpson Finnie. She graduated from Blue Mountain College. She taught English at Courtland High School and Olive Branch High School. Many Panola County residents remember Mrs. McBride as a social worker for the Mississippi Department of Human Services. She was also an active member of Good Hope Baptist Church for many years, where she served her church and the members of Good Hope.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Jacob McBride Jr., of Courtland; a daughter, Benecia McBride Tuthill of Arlington, Va.; a son, Warner Finnie McBride (Phyllis) of Courtland; grandchildren, Corie Tuthill Rivers (Brett), David Tuthill, Jonathan McBride, Ryan McBride (Amanda), and Patrick McBride; and great grandchildren Reed and Mac Rivers.
The family asks that memorials be sent to Good Hope Baptist Church, 1541 Good Hope Road, Batesville, Miss. 38606.

Clemmie Florence Woods

BATESVILLE-– Clemmie Florence Woods, 97, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at her residence.

Services were held Thursday at Dickins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

She was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Pope and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Othur Lee Woods.

Survivors include: four daughters, Dorothy Dicus of Batesville, Florence Boone of Vaiden and Louise Lango of Santa Rose, Calif. and Margaret Vela of Batesville; four sons, Mitchell Woods of Sardis, Walter Woods of Courtland, Charles Woods and Micheal Woods, both of Batesville; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to Chapel Hill Cemetery.