Obituaries 9-11-12

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Elizabeth Goode

BATESVILLE – Elizabeth Goode, 94, died Thursday, September 6, 2012, at Golden Living Center.

Services were held Saturday at Wells Funeral Home. Rev. Frank Davis officiated. Burial was in Cold Springs Cemetery in Sardis. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Goode, born Sept. 13, 1917, in West Helena, Ark., to the late George and Agnes Burmester Ragsdale, retired from South Panola Schools after being a teacher’s assistant for 12 years. She was a member of North Mississippi Daylilly Society and a member of Cold Springs United Methodist Church in Sardis.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Frank Goode.

Survivors include: two daughters, Agnes Kay Goode of Batesville and Joe Ann Carter Pace of Memphis; two sons, Danny Goode and his wife Dorothy of Germantown, Tenn., Frank Brooks Goode of Senatobia; one sister, Mildred Harper of Madison; one brother, Earl “Sonny” Ragsdale of Helena, Ark.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family asks anyone who wishes to send memorials to please send those to Cold Springs United Methodist Church in Sardis.

Velma Louis Berkley Walton

COMO – Velma Louis Berkley Walton, 101, died Thursday, September 6, 2012, at North Oak Medical Regional Center.

Services will be held today at 1 p.m. at Como C.M.E. Church in Como. Burial will be in Cistern Hill M.B. Church Cemetery in Como. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home has charge.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include: three sons, Berkley Walton and John Walton, both of Como and Monroe Walton of Southaven; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Reginald “Reg” Howard Williams

BATESVILLE – Reginald “Reg” Howard Williams, 86, died Sunday, September 8, 2012, at Sardis Community Nursing Home.

Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Dickins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park. Rev. Gary Berry will  officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the services. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.

Williams, born May 17, 1926, in Moon Lake, Miss., to the late Lon Williams Sr. and Minnie Ellett Williams, was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Courtland Church of Christ.

Survivors include: his wife of 63 years, Frances Swanson Williams of Batesville; two sons, Tracy D. Williams of Courtland and Randy Williams of Batesville; one daughter, Mitzi Williams of Batesville; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.