Obituaries 1/25/13

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 25, 2013

Joey Oll Brown

BRUCE –  Joey Oll Brown, 49, husband of Rosemary Cynthia Grant Brown, formerly of Batesville, died Friday, January 18, 2013.

Services were held Monday, January 21, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Bruce, with interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Rev. Junior Ritchie and Mr. James Brown officiated. Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Brown, born February 24, 1963 in Vardaman, to the late Ottis Merrell Brown and Dollie AnglinBrown, was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and had been disabled from a motorcycle accident earlier in his life.

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Survivors along with his wife include: his daughter, Eliska Lee Brown, of Bruce; his sister, Angielene Brown Shows of Bruce; half-sister, Ruth Ann Blancho of Crown Point, Ind.; five brothers, Emmitt Brown of Coffeeville, Larry Brown of Paris, Early Brown of Grenada, James Brown of Southaven, and William Brown of Bruce.

Geraline Jones

Services were held Sunday at Mt. Level Church. Eddie Robinson Funeral Home had charge.

Jones was born October 11, 1948, to the late Joe Boyce and Minnie Bobo.

Mary L. Jones

COURTLAND – Mary L. Jones, 55, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at her residence.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shiloh M.B. Church in Courtland. Rev. Zannie Leland will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the the funeral home and Saturday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the church. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.

Jones, born July 14, 1957, to Daniel Thomas and Fannie Mae Sanford Thomas, graduated with the South Panola Class of 1975.

Survivors include: her husband, Mark Jones of Memphis; three sons, Marquis Jones of Memphis, Martreal Jones and Marquel Jones; two daughters, Barbara Morgan of Courtland and Shirley Morgan of Memphis; seven brothers, Ezikel Thomas and Grady Thomas, both of Pittsburgh, Reedy Sanford of Oxford, Willie Thomas, Ray C. Thomas and Robert Thomas, all of Batesville and Eddie Thomas of Courtland;  10 sisters, Jeanette Taylor, Martha Avant, Gloria Chapman, Dorothy V. Love, Dorothy M. Thomas, Edna Bradford, Shirley Hines, Betty Jean Sanford, Linda Sanford and Dorothy Jackson, al of Courtland and nine grandchildren.

Nathalie Lester Jones

NEW ALBANY – Nathalie Lester Jones, 84, died Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Graceland Care Center in New Albany.

Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dickins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Rev. Wes Richardson and Rev. Neal Vick will officiate. Dickins Funeral Home has charge.

Jones, born Sept. 19, 1928, in Beland, to the late Simon Lester and Willie Collins Reid Lester, was a retired salesclerk for Goldsmiths. She was a member of Hickory Flat United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Augustus Jones and her son, Paul Jones Sr.
Survivors include: her daughter-in-law, Suzanne Jones of Moscow, Tenn. and one sister, Jo Williams of Gulfport; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hickory Flat United Methodist Church, 403 Wolf Street, Hickory Flat, Miss. 38633.

Colton Deran Patton

SARDIS – Colton Deran Patton, 3 months old, died in Sardis, on Monday, January 21, 2013.

Services were held Thursday at Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Pope. Rev. Jay Anderson officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Colton was born at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville, on October 26, 2012 to Jessica L. Martin and Daniel Deran Patton of Courtland.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Vickie Martin.

Survivors along with his parents include: two sisters, Danielle Patton and Ashley Patton of Sardis, and a brother, Nathaniel Owen Patton also of Sardis; his grandparents, William Earl Martin and Brenda Perkins of Batesville, Donald and Linda Paige of Courtland, and Johnny and Lori Patton of Sardis and one uncle, Charles D. Martin.

Lillian Imogene Pettit

MARKS – Lillian Imogene Pettit, 90, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Quitman County Nursing Home.

Services were held Thursday at Blue Lake Baptist Church near Crowder. Burial was in Crowder Cemetery. Rev. Jess Chadwick officiated. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge.

Pettit, born July 2, 1922, was a homemaker and a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church.

Survivors include: two brothers, Jim Pettit and Dossie Pettit of Lambert; one sister, Mattie Mills of Lambert.

Memorials may be made to Blue Lake Baptist Church.

Edward Holland West

BUHL, Ala. –  Edward Holland West, 70, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Hospice of West Alabama. He graduated Batesville High School in 1960.

Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Chapel North in Alabama. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memory Hill Gardens. Magnolia Chapel North has charge of arrangements.

West, born in Tupelo in 1942, to the late Edward E. and Helen H. West, joined the U.S. Army where he served in Alaska and Washington with the Signal Corps. He received an honorable discharge in 1963 and received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering in 1968. Upon graduation he was recruited by B.F. Goodrich Tire Company and chose to work in Tuscaloosa, retiring after 30 years.

He was a member of Northport Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa Antique and Classic Car Club, West Alabama British Car Club, Crimson Cruisers, former member of Tuscaloosa, Amateur Radio Club, was founding member of West Alabama Amateur Radio Club and member of Tuscaloosa Preservation Society and Friends of Historic Northport.

Survivors include: his wife, Deborah Johnston West of Buhl, Ala.; two daughters, Amanda Scott of Spanish Fort, Ala. and Kathy Crump of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; one brother, Sidney West of Fairview, Texas and 13 grandchildren.

Kettrich Winfield

COURTLAND – Kettrich “Blue Cheese” Winfield, 34, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his residence.

Services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Batesville Junior High Auditorium. Reginald Reed will officiate. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Courtland. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary and on Sunday from noon – 1 p.m. at the Batesville Jr. High Auditorium. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge.

Winfield was born Sept. 27, 1978, in Batesville, to the late  Webster Moering Jr. and Hazel Geanette Winfield.

Survivors include: his wife, Melissa Brassell Winfield of Courtland; one son, Kylan Green of Batesville; three step-sons, Darrius Edwards, Jaricco Brassell and Dimitri Poole, all of Courtland; six brothers, Thomas Winfield of Courtland, Charles Walls of Texas, Danny Ferrell of Tupelo, Dudley Moering of Clarksville, Tenn., Vande Moering and Garrick Moering, both of Batesville; three sisters, Carol Winfield of Courtland, Dr. Marilyn Watkins of Jackson and Eilachel Moering of Batesville.