Obituaries 6-19-12

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Greggory Lewis Hodges

ENID – Greggory Lewis Hodges, 43, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Charleston. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Enid. Newsom Funeral Home has charge.

Hodges was a member of Bear Lake Hunting Club and a member of the First Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He was a self-employed electrician and Beat 1 Supervisor for two terms in Tallahatchie County.

Survivors include: one son, Jacob Briar Hodges of Holcomb; his grandmother, Mary Robinson of Charleston; his parents, Wanda Tharp of Tutwiler and Bernie Griffin Hodges of Enid and two brothers, Brandon Hodges of Enid and Kevin Hodges of Teasdale.

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Thomas Eugene Jerry

ATLANTA – Thomas Eugene Jerry, 39, formerly of Batesville, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at his residence.
Services were held Saturday at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel. Pastor Tadario Holmes officiated. Burial was in Eureka Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Jerry, born Oct. 27, 1972, in Memphis, to Gerald Jerry and Onethia Sanford Jerry, of Batesville, was a driver for Health South Non Emergency Transportation in Atlanta.

Survivors along with his parents include: one son, Chance Griffin of Batesville; one sister, Penisha Peppers of Memphis; his grandmother, Parlee Prescott of Memphis and five brothers, Peria Jerry of Atlanta, John Jerry of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Priest Jerry of Batesville, Anthony Jerry and Gerald Jerry Jr., both of Memphis.

Carl “Buddy” Edwin Pittman

BATESVILLE – Carl “Buddy” Edwin Pittman, 74, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at his residence.
Services will be held at noon on Wednesday at Goodway Pentecostal Church with Rev. Michael Dutton officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Dickins Funeral Home.

Pittman, born Aug. 23, 1938, in Quitman County, to the late Alma Lloyd Pittman and Mary Louise Patton Pittman, was a member of Goodway United Pentecostal Church and was retired from the Mississippi Highway Department.

Survivors include: his wife, Patricia Ann Burks Pittman of Batesville; one daughter, Dorothy Ott of Batesville; three sons, Mark Pittman of Memphis, Gerald Melton of Batesville and Chris Melton of Water Valley; six sisters, Ruby Scruggs and Lula Morrissey, both of Batesville, Sarah Darby of Enid, Tootie Ewing of Senatobia, Bonnie Brotherton of Huntingdon, Tenn. and Jenny Waldo of Greenville, S.C.; three brothers, Terry Pittman, Mack Pittman and David Pittman, all of Batesville; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Goodway Pentecostal Church, 1331 Bill Locke Rd., Marks.