Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Jessie Adrian Johnson

SARDIS– Jessie Adrian Johnson, 74, died Sunday June 2, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto.
Services were held Wednesday, June 5 at Dickins Funeral Home. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Howard Beam and Bob Dees officiated. Dickins Funeral Home had charge.

Johnson, born in Senatobia, July 31, 1938, to the late Isaiah Johnson and Bessie Jeffords Johnson, was retired accounting manager from Toro Corporation. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.

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Survivors include: his wife, Bonnie “Bonita” Lewellen Johnson; one daughter, Karen Ragon of Pope; two sons, Brian Hitchcock of Sardis and Barry Hitchcock of Batesville; one sister, Margaret Wieland of Eads, Tenn.; one brother, Gerald Johnson of Millington, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Gideons International, P.O. Box 175, Senatobia, MS or to Annie Armstrong Home Mission, 108 West Lee St., Sardis, MS.

Presley Nicole Jones

BATESVILLE – Presley Nicole Jones, infant child of Cody Channing and Brittany Nicole Boyett Jones, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at the University Medical Center in Jackson.

Graveside services were held Friday at Shady Grove Cemetery near Batesville with Reverend Tim McMillin presiding. Wells Funeral Home had charge.

Survivors along with her parents include: one sister, Rileigh Elizabeth Jones; brother, Layton Channing Jones; maternal grandparents, Tracy Britt Hannaford and her husband, Jim of Batesville and Kelly Boyett and his wife, Michelle of Batesville; paternal grandmother, Darlene Cosby Jones of Courtland; maternal great grandparents, Jerry Perkins  and his wife, Betty of Batesville, Tommy Boyett and his wife Beverly of Batesville, and Ricky Britt of Oxford; paternal great grandfather, J.W. Cosby of Courtland.

Those who preceded Presley include her paternal grandfather, Bobby Ray Jones; paternal great grandfather; paternal great-great grandparents, Elizabeth Ann Cosby, L.D. and Mary Alice Jones.