Late obits 1-18-13

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 18, 2013

Late obits to The Panolian. They will be run in their entirety in the Tuesday edition.

Hilda Mae Austin
Hilda Mae Austin, 78, died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Enid.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19 at 2 p.m. at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Kilgore officiating. Burial will follow in Crowder cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until service time at Wells Funeral Home, who has charge of arrangements.

Her survivors include five daughters, Debbie Cole and Marily Griffin, bothof Courtland, Pam Pelts of Pope, Peggy Hawkins of Enid, Abigail Brown of Lambert and one sister Rubenia Crawley of Sardis.

Esther “Fay” E. Forester
Ester “Fay” E. Forester, 80, died Thursday January 17, 2013 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 21 at Oliver Funeral Home, Hwy 9, Eupora. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday at Oliver Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ole Cumberland Cemetery in Eupora. Wells Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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Survivors include her brother Charles Earnest of Dobson, NC.

Robert P. Hall
Robert P. Hall, 88, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 18 at 1 p.m. at the Pharsalia Baptist Church, Pope-Crowder Road, with Rev. Ray Legge officiating. Visitation will be held at noon on Friday a the church.

Survivors include one daughter Bobbie Bursick of Woodland, Texas; step-daughter Vivian Adams of Zionville, NC; three stepsons, Albert Moore of Enid, Robert Moore of Lake Cormorant and George Moore of Marco Island, Fla.

Robert “Kit” Christopher McArthur
Robert “Kit” Christopher McArthur, 55, of Sardis died Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home with Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Wells Funeral Home who has charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters Ashley McArthur Stevens of Senatobia and Elizabeth Meirelles of Portsmouth, Va.; two sons, Justin McArthur of Macon, Tenn. and Matthew Forest Survillo of Palo Alto, Cal.; and one sister, Dayle McArthur Tenhet of London, Ken.

William E. Williams
William E. Williams, 69, died Saturday, January 12, 2013.
Graveside services will be held Friday, January 18 at 10 a.m. at Memorial Gardens in Clarksdale with Rev. Billy Wayne Bell officiating.

Survivors include three daughters Crystal Rickard of Olive Branch, April McMann of Tallahassee, Fla., Kimberly Jacksson of Batesville; four brothers, J. D. Williams of Jackson, James Earl Spencer and Tony Spencer, both of Texas, Jimmy Upchurch of Water Valley; four sisters, Ruby Cagle of Locke Station, Margaret Williams of Alabama, Brenda Williams of Texas and Mardarina Williams of Tutwiler.