Obituaries 3/29/13

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 29, 2013

Anna Brewer Boyles, 68

BATESVILLE — Anna “NeNe” Brewer Boyles, 68, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at her residence.

Services were held Tuesday at Dickins Funeral Home. Hal C. Johnson officiated. Burial was in Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Boyles, born March 13, 1945, in Panola County, to the late Thomas Earl Brewer and Annie Bell Glover Brewer was a homemaker. She was a member of the Terza United Methodist Church.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Henderson Gregory Boyles Jr.

Survivors include: two daughters, Kimberly Sanders and Debbie Wallace, both of Batesville; one son, Thomas Gregory “Greg” Boyles of Batesville; six sisters, Jimmie Lee Thompson, Fannie Mae Sanders, Martha Scruggs Vardaman, all of Batesville, Helen Marie Landtrip of Horn Lake, Majorie Ellen Havens of Enid and Myrtle Florence Watson of Oxford; two brothers, Rev. Leland Brewer of Walls and Jerry Frank Brewer of Juction City, Kansas and six grandchildren.

Shirley Ruth Eads, 69

LAMBERT — Shirley Ruth Eads, 69, died March 24, 2013 at her home.

Services were held Thursday at Crowder Assembly of God Church. Rev. Murphy Eubanks officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Eads, born Nov. 19, 1943, in Calhoun County, to the late Lonnie Haire and Vernice Tutor Haire, was a retired factory worker and a member of Crowder Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include: her husband of 54 years, Thomas Eads of Lambert; one son, Jerry Eads of Lambert; six sisters, Marie Whitt of Greenville, Martha Pearl Miller of North Carolina, Louise Swindle of Fort Worth, Texas, Linda Willis and Paula Gilson, both of Crowder and Judy Jeanette White of Enid; one brother, Benny Haire of Jackson.

Ronald Wayne Williams, 62

BATESVILLE — Ronald “Ronnie” Wayne Williams, age 62, passed away at his home Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Forrest Memorial Park. Reverend Terry Tribble will be officiating the service.
Ronnie’s family will receive friends Friday evening, March 29, 2013 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. and also one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Ronnie was born November 14, 1950 in Batesville, MS to the late Thomas Edwin and Melva Sue Manning Williams. He has worked for T.V.E.P.A. for over 40 years beginning when was 18 years old and has been a crew foreman for many years. Ronnie was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and was an avid lover of the outdoors, whether it be hunting, fishing or working on the farm. Also, he was a past Master of Masonic Lodge #66 in Batesville, MS, along with being the past president of A&B Hunting Club. Ronnie served his country in the National Guard and at one point was a Panola County Sheriff Deputy where he is still an Honorary Deputy.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Leigh Williams.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Judy Ann Williams of Batesville; two daughters, Brandi Mechelle Williams Roberson of Batesville and Leah Williams Ballard of Batesville; two sisters, Tommie Sue Williams Heafner and Margaret Williams Russell, both of Batesville, and is also survived by his sunshine and joy, his granddaughter, Alexia Kaylen Sewell.

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Erma Odell Still Wright, 80

BATESVILLE — Erma Odell Still Wright, 80, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.
Services were held Wednesday at Dickins Funeral Home. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Hal C. Johnson officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Wright, born in Panola County to the late Robert Lee Still and Erma Mae Taylor Still was a homemaker and a member of Terza United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Carmel Wright.

Survivors include: two daughters, Peggy Wright Burnett and her husband, Bubba of Batesville and Robbie Jo Wright Haley of Courtland; three sons, James Gregory Wright and his wife, Susan of Batesville and Norris Ray Wright Sr. and his wife, Myra of Abbeville and Melvin Wade “Bo” Wright and his wife, Phyllis of Hernando; one sister, Robbie Mae Still Clark of Jonesboro, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn.,