Obituaries 1/8/13

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Eva Ellzey

BATESVILLE –– Eva Ellzey, 94, died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.
Services were held Saturday at Wells Funeral Home with Rev. Jay Anderson officiating. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Ellzey, born March 26, 1918, in Calhoun County, to Henry and Ginny Sartin Vaughn, was a retired school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Murray Ellzey; two children and a grandchild.

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Survivors include: one daughter, Janie White of Courtland and one sister, Ruth Smith of Oxford; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Everette “Reon” Fisher

MACOMB, ILL. –– Everette “Reon” Fisher, 85, of Macomb, Ill., and Blandsville, Ill.., and formerly of Batesville, died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Macomb, Ill. He worked for King-Sealy Thermos for 35 years, retiring in 1986.

Services were held Monday at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Rev. Wally Holt officiating.

He was a Navy veteran during WWII and worked for Farm King for 18 years.  He was a member of Macomb Eagles Club, Macomb VFW and the First Baptist Church in Macomb and Barbershop Chorus.
Survivors include: one daughter, Laura Fisher of Macomb.

Memorials may be made to Veteran’s Memorial in Blandinsville, First Baptist Church Building Fund or MDH Hospice.

Johnny Wayne “Red” Lantrip

SARDIS –– Johnny Wayne  “Red” Lantrip, 61 , died Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.

Services were held Saturday at Ray Nowell Funeral Home in Sardis. Burial was in Union Cemetery. Ray Nowell Funeral Home has charge.

Lantrip, born  was a member of First Baptist Church and a former member of Sardis Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include: his aunt, Anne Jones and one nephew, Paul Lantrip, both of Sardis.

Memorial contributions may be made to Union Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 344, Como, Miss. 38619.

Eddie Mae Glover Turner

BATESVILLE –– Eddie Mae Glover Turner, 87, died Sunday, December 30, 2012, at her residence.
Services were held Sunday at Armstrong Street Church of God in Christ in Batesville. Terry Townsend officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary had charge.

Turner, born April 25, 1925, in Memphis, to Eddie B. Glover and Lillian Varre, was a homemaker and a member of Armstrong Street Church of God.

Survivors include: one daughter, Freddie Mae Bibbs of Batesville; one son, Billy Ray Allen of Bruce; her grandson who cared for her, Tony Allen; 12 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.