Published 12:00 am Friday, May 17, 2013

Charles Edward Bishop

SARDIS – Charles Edward Bishop, 53, died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center.

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Irving Bishop of New Rock Hill Church will officiate. Burial will be in Viney Creek Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary.

Bishop, born Feb. 19, 1960, in Batesville, to the late Jim Bishop and Everia Thomas, was a graduate of South Panola High School. He was a factory worker at Parker Hannifan and a member of Mt. Zion M.B. Church.

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Survivors include: one son, Quindarius LeRon Bishop of Sardis; four brothers, John Bishop of Courtland, Gene Bishop, Jimmy Bishop and Tommie Bishop, all of Sardis and five sisters, Therssa Leland, Mable Bishop, Bernice McKinney, Linda Thomas and Faye Thomas, all of Sardis.

Carroll Eldredge Horton

LAWTON, Okla. – Carroll Eldredge Horton, 82, died Monday, May 13, 2013. He was the brother of Mary Ann Austin of Crowder.

Services were held Wednesday at Whinery Huddleston Chapel. Burial was in Fort Still National Cemetery in Elgin, Okla.

Carroll, born Dec. 4, 1930, in Lambert, to the late Reetie and Willie Horton, graduated from Lambert High School. He served in the U.S. Army over 26 years. He served in the Korean War and Vietnam. He also served in Germany and many state side assignments including Fort Sill. During his career he was awarded the following awards: Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Medal 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal 6th Award, Army of Occupation Medal-Japan, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal, Vietnamese Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. In 1953 met Margie Thompson while he was stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. On January 17, 1954 he took her to his home town in Mississippi and married her. After his military retirement he returned to school and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cameron University in 1978. He took a position with the Veteran’s Administration in the medical department and remained there until his retirement.

Survivors along with his sister include: his wife, Margie L. Horton; one son, Curtis Horton of Hominy, Okla.; one daughter, Carolyn Ray of Midwest City, Okla. and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital, 3100 Samford Ave., Shreveport, La. 71103.