ARTHUR V. ANDERSON

Arthur V. Anderson dies Tuesday

Arthur Vernon Anderson of Booneville, were held Wednesday at Lebanon Methodist Church with Bro. Hassell Wallis officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery with McMillan Funeral Directors in charge.

Mr. Anderson died Tuesday at 2:15 a.m. in Caldwell Memorial Hospital following an illness of one year. He was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, a self-employed carpenter, and World War I veteran, He was 61.

He leaves his father, Noah Arthur Anderson of Baldwyn; a son, Frank Anderson of Baldwyn; a daughter, Mrs. Harry Peck of Louisville, Ky., a brother, Albert Anderson of Dumas; three sisters, Mrs. James Wallis of Kentucky, Mrs. Sam Outlaw of Memphis and Mrs. Eugene Glover of Oklahoma City, Okla., and four grandchildren.

 

BRYAN ANDERSON

Bryan Anderson, 73, of 3375 Justine, Memphis, died Thursday, July 4, 1985, at his residence following an extended illness.

Services were Saturday, July 6, at the Hines-Smith Cosmopolitan Funeral Home chapel. Burial was in Memorial Hill Cemetery Gardens.

Mr. Anderson was a retired employee of Fairstone Rubber Company and was a member of the Hollywood Baptist Church. He was a former resident of Prentiss County.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Era Wren Anderson; three daughters, Mrs. Sue Sanders, Mrs. Mary Jean Cain and Mrs. Lucy Moore, all of Memphis; three brothers, A. E. Anderson of Huntsville, Ala., Harvey Anderson of Columbus, Ohio, and Dennis Anderson of Memphis; three sisters, Ora Bell Anderson and Mrs. Zera Duggar, both of Booneville, and Mrs. Loraine Berry of Sulligent, Ala.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 

 

W. H. ANDERSON

Relatives of Chancellor William H. Anderson of Ripley, who died Sunday in Jackson, have requested donations be made to a scholarship fund at Peoples Bank in Ripley in lieu of flowers.

The body will lie in state 10 a.m. to noon today before services at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Ripley. Burial will be in the Ripley Cemetery with Ripley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

CHARLES W. ANDERSON

BALDWYN - Charles W. Anderson, 93, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at his home. He was a member of Sandhill M.B. Church. He was the assistant superintendent of the Sunday school, church treasurer, assistant treasurer of the building fund and church usher. He was employed by Northwestern Railroad in Chicago.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sandhill M.B. Church in Baldwyn with the Rev. Lincoln Bradley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Susie Anderson of Baldwyn; two daughters, Charlene Anderson of Baldwyn and Betty Ballard of Los Angeles, Calif.; a son, Jack Reed and wife, Nicole, of Chicago; a sister, Mattie Bailey of Chicago; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a special godson, Herschel Copeland of Baldwyn.

Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

 

CLARA FAE ANDERSON

Clara Fae Anderson, 70, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Wesley Nursing Home in Millington, Tenn.

Services were held Wednesday, March 1, at Munford Funeral Home in Millington, Tenn., with the Rev. Billy Harold officiating.

She is survived by her husband, Andy Anderson; one son, Michael Anderson of Nashville, Tenn.; two grandsons, Thomas and Robbie Anderson of Nashville Tenn.; four sis­ters, Marie Newman of Hernando, Priscilla Fleming and Mary Shook of Booneville and Edna Lanier of Meridian; and three brothers, Robert, William and Charles Cooper, all of Baldwyn.

 

JEWELL ANDERSON

Jewell Banks Anderson, 89, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, in Winfield, Ala. She was born July 17, 1914, in Lamar County, Ala., to the late John and Myrtle Harrison Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Shawnee, Okla.

Private graveside services were Thursday, March 25, 2004, in Taylor Springs Cemetery in Sulligent, Ala. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two

sons, Dale C. Anderson of Winfield, Ala., and Russell J. Anderson and wife, Janice, of Jacksonville, N. C.; two grandchildren, Julie Ree Anderson and Jackie Joe Anderson; two sisters, Exie Alexander of Belmont and Tollie Mathis of Miami, Okla.; two brothers, Roger Brown of Vina, Ala., and Harrison Brown of Huntsville, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe T. Anderson; and three brothers, Odis Brown, Guy Brown and Prentiss Brown.

 

JIMMIE ANDERSON

BOONEVILLE - Jimmie Lee Turner Anderson, of Dry Creek, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at he daughter's home near Walnut after an extended illness. She was a homemaker whose family was her life.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ed McCafferty officiating. Burial will be in the Concord Cemetery.

Survivors include five daughters, Zane Heavener and husband, D.C., and Bobbye Meeks, all of Walnut, Treva Moore and husband, Van, of Ripley, and Brenda Noel and Linda Tigrett and husband, Billy, all of Dry Creek; one son, Glenn Anderson and wife, Shirley, of Somerville, Tenn.; two daughters-in-law, Betty Anderson of Memphis and Judy Anderson of Blackland; 10 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildern and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Euclid Murry Anderson; one daughter, Wanda Jean Bullock, and two sons, James Monroe Anderson and Jerry Turner Anderson.

Pallbearers will be Jesse Armstrong, Lee Anderson, John Warmath, Nathan Warmath, Lionel Heavener, David Meeks, Anthony Tigrett, Christopher Tigrett and Harv Heavener.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

PEARL ANDERSON

BOONEVILLE - Pearl Anderson, 75, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at his home in Booneville. He was a member of Oak Hill M.B. Church in Booneville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Hill M.B. Church with the Rev. Houston Owens officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Anderson of Booneville; three daughters, Pat Williams and husband, Percy, and Tereisa Anderson and husband, Bobby, all of Booneville, and Gloria Armstrong of Detroit, Mich.; a son, Louis Anderson of Detroit; two brothers, Fred Anderson and wife, Ophia, and James Anderson and wife, Minnie, all of Booneville; three sisters, Lillian Swinney, Waulene McGee, and Sarah Miller and husband, Thomas Earl, all of Booneville; three grandchildren, LaShea Thomas and husband, Reggie, of Florence, Ala., Cary Williams and Logan Agnew of Booneville; one great-grandchild, Brianna Thomas of Florence, Ala.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today and the family hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

 

BOB ANDERSON

Robert Howell "Bob" Anderson, 61, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at his home near Booneville, following a long illness.

He was born Dec. 8, 1938, in Tippah County, the son of Baxter Lee Anderson and Virginia Bell Wallis Anderson. He worked as a salesman for Alliant Food Services for 21 years, attaining recognition as the number one salesman for the company many times. He was a member of Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church. He was a history buff, with particular interest in the Civil War and Brice's Crossroads.

Services were Sunday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Bowling, Bro. Steve Lampkin and Bro, Don Dail officiating. Burial was in Martin Hill Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Laverne Honeycutt Anderson, whom he .married June 28, 1984; a daughter, Dedy Anderson‑Rainey of Ft. Myers, Ra.; four sons, Richard Anderson and his wife, Karen, of Tupelo Mark Anderson and his wife, Melinda, of Jumpertown, Joey Anderson of Tupelo and Andy Anderson of Booneville; a stepdaughter, Tammy Faulkner and her husband, Tim, of Booneville; two stepsons, Scottie Thompson and his wife, Teresa, of Rienzi, and Marty Thompson of Booneville; three sisters, Lorene Floyd of Biloxi, Kate Abraham of Leland, Miss., and Marjorie Lampkin of Baldwyn; and nine grandchil­dren.

Pallbearers were Ruben Greer, Jerry Bost, Bennett Bernard, Larry Marshall, Randle Coleman, Butch Arledge, John Ligon and Bobby Simmons.

Honorary pallbearers were Billy Jones, Edward Jackson, Bill Ward Sr., Billy Joe Lauderdale and Robert Earl Sartin.

Memorials may be made to Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 287 Highway 30 East, Booneville, MS 38829.

 

SANDRA ANDERSON

Sandra Stutts Anderson, 56, of Booneville, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis after an extended illness.

Mrs. Anderson was a homemaker and a volunteer at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was preceded in death by one sister, Belinda Ward, father John Howard Stuffs and her mother, Nancy Noralee Ward.

Services were Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kenny Bruce officiating. Burial was in Gaston-Cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Arnold and her husband, Mark, of Booneville; one son, Jon Anderson and his wife, Kori, of Atlanta; three sisters, Nancy Rogers and Donna Oxford, both of Fort Collins, Colo., and Tammi Montoya of Fort Lupton, Colo.; and three grandchildren, C. J. Arnold, Jonn Austin Anderson and Zachary Bryant Anderson.

Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

SUSIE ANDERSON

BALDWYN - Susie Mae Copeland Anderson died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1920, the daughter of the late Reb and Ethel Scales and the late James Copeland. She joined Sandhill M.B. Church. After moving to Chicago, she joined Greater Galilee M.B. Church. In Chicago she married Charles W. Anderson, who preceded her in death. After returning to Baldwyn, she rejoined Sandhill M.B. Church. She gave of herself wherever she was needed.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Sandhill M.B. Church with the Rev. Lincoln Bradley officiating. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlene Anderson of Baldwyn; two sons, Hershall Copeland of Baldwyn and Jack (Nicole) Reed of Chicago; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Reed and Martha Edwards, both of Chicago; one brother, Prentiss Copeland of Chicago; an aunt, nieces, nephews, a great-nephew, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Eliza Betts; three brothers, James W. Copeland, Lewis Scales and Billy Scales; and one niece.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

 

VERA ANDERSON

CORINTH - Vera Swinford Anderson, 92, died at her home. She was a former resident of El Paso, Texas, moving to Corinth seven years ago. She was a homemaker and a Catholic. She was the widow of Walter Anderson.

A memorial service will be held in El Paso, Texas, at a later date. Memorial Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Oscar Reyes of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Fagin Swinford of Arkansas; three sisters, Leona Brock and Nancy Roberts of Corinth, and Janie Martin of New Mexico.

 

VIRGINIA ANDERSON

CORINTH - Mary Virginia LaGarde Keaton Anderson, 90, died Sunday, May 4, 2003, at her home. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a kindergarten teacher for 26 years. She was one of the founding matriarchs of Magnolia Funeral Home. She was a member of the Four Seasons Garden Club and active in church and community projects.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Don Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Julie Virginia Keaton Farris and husband, Bill, and Mary Janalee Keaton Johnson and husband, Jim, all of Corinth, and Ann Anderson Andre and husband, Buster, of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Julia Milam LaGarde McDonell and husband, Alec, of Atlanta, Ga.; nine grandchildren, Kent Farris of Columbus, Hank Farris and wife, Vivian, of Jackson, Doug Farris and wife, Missy, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Dr. Jimmy Johnson and wife, Roan, of Tupelo, Jenny Mansel and husband, Jeff, and Rus Johnson, all of Corinth, and Frank Andre and wife, Lucy,, Ginger Ross and husband, Robert, and Lisa Milam and husband, Mark, all of Atlanta; 14 great-grandchildren, Keaton Farris, Katie Farris, Brett Farris, David Farris, Hannah Farris, Titus Farris, Olivia Johnson, Julie Johnson, Clay Johnson, Will Mansel, Seth Mansel, Parrish Andre, Mollie Ross and Alan Ross; an uncle, Richard Milam and wife, Florence, of Corinth.

She was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Edwin Russel Keaton; her second husband, James Hal Anderson; her parents, Edward Watkins LaGarde and Lilia Milam LaGarde; a sister, Lillie Mae LaGarde; an uncle, Eugene Milam; and an aunt, Troy Milam McComb.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Kent Farris, Hank Farris, Doug Farris, Dr. Jimmy Johnson, Rus Johnson, Frank Andre, Jeff Mansel, Mark Milam and Robert Ross.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

 

WESLEY MILTON ANDERSON

BOONEVILLE ‑ Wesley Milton Anderson, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at his daughter's home in Oxford. He was born Aug. 20, 1920, in Wheeler. He retired as a Chief Warrant Officer with 21 years service in the U. S. Air Force and managed the Booneville Grain Company fol­lowing his military service. He was a member of Wheeler Methodist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J. A. Thornton officiating. Burial will be in the Booneville Ceme­tery.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Opal Carpenter Anderson; one daughter. Kathy Lamb, and her hus­band, Russell, of Oxford; two grand­sons, Kevin and Kristopher Smith of Oxford; a granddaughter, Lynda Smith of Oxford; two step grandchildren, Kelly and Kristen Lamb of Oxford; one brother, W. Clarence Anderson of Memphis; one sister, Ruby Davis of Forest City, N. C.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert E. Anderson, Joe Forrest Anderson and Earl Anderson.

Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home.

 

BILL ANDERSON

CORINTH - William Logan "Bill" Anderson, 83, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at his home. A native and lifelong resident of Corinth, he was born Jan. 11, 1922, to the late Farmer Franklin Anderson Sr. and Bessie Wilson Anderson. He was a 1939 graduate of Corinth High School and attended Union University where he was a member of the S.A.E. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 163rd Engineering Combat Battalion. He owned and operated Anderson Building Supply Company for several years. He retired after 21 years with the personnel department of the Wurlitzer Co. He was a member of the First Baptist church where he served as Deacon, and was an active member of the choir for more than 60 years. He taught the first and second grade Sunday School class for 44 years.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Smith and the Rev. Jim Yates officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy A. Irvin and husband, Tom, of Pinehurst, N.C., and Karen A. Timmons and husband, Danny, of Corinth; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Whitney Irvin, Thomas Clayton Irvin, William Jackson Irvin, Anderson Hunter Timmons and Kathryn Gatewood Timmons.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Smith and Farmer F. Anderson Jr.

Pallbearers will be Taft Little, Phil Little, Merrill Sanders, John Smiley, Matt Keith, Hoyt Alexander, Robert Wolfe and Larry Reid. Honorary pallbearers will be men of the Adult Choir and the Bob Collins Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 501 Main St., Corinth, MS or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.

 

DELIA FRANCIS ANDREWS

Delia Francis Andrews, 84, of Corinth, died Monday, June 12, 2000 at the Magnolia Regional Health Center.  She was a member of Clinton West Side Pentecostal Holiness Church, Clinton, Okla.  She loved her family and friends and enjoyed attending church, gardening and camping out.

Mrs. Andrews was preceded in death by her father, Jim McDaniels; her mother, Myrtle Jordan McDaniels; husband John Elvis Andrews; daughter, Johnnie Francis Dennington; sister, Katherine McDaniels.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol Moore and her husband Rev. Wray of Corinth, MS;  5 grandchildren, Danny Moore and his wife Debbie, Rita Craddock, Sally Ransom, Laura Craddock, Nathan Moore, Tyler Moore, John Andrew Waldon, Whitney Waldon, Cody Lane Moore; 3 great grandchildren, shelly Ransom, Michael Ransom, Geneva Ransom.

Visitation will be 2:30PM Wednesday June 14, 2000 until service time

Funeral Service will be held 3:30 p.m. Wednesday June 14, 2000 at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Victor Ward officiating.

Pallbearers: John Paul Waldon, Ernest Hasstings, John Morelock, Charles Richman, Charles Heavner, Bobby Glidewell, Clifford Crider.

Graveside services will be held at Hinton Cemetery in Hinton, Okla. on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at 5 p.m. under the direction of Hinton-Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Okla.

 

HUBERT ANGLIN

TISHOMINGO - Hubert Anglin, 87, died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at his home. He was a 55-year member of Tishomingo Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the SeaBees. He was a mechanic at Blue Bell Manufacturing, a Civil Defense director for Tishomingo County and a mail carrier. He was a Master Mason for 55 years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tishomingo Baptist Church with Bro. Robby Don Crane and Bro. Billy Burge officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a special friend and companion, Betty Quillen; a son, Phillip and Nancy Anglin of Tulsa, Okla.; a daughter, Jennifer and Patrick Foret of Tishomingo; a brother, Wendell Anglin of Iuka; a sister, Geraldine Walden of Jackson; four grandchildren, Myra Leary, Michelle Brown, Kacey Phifer and Kalah Smith; five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Lois Burns Anglin; his parents, Huey and Evie Anglin; and a brother, Wayburn Anglin.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Cemetery Endowment Fund, c/o Linda Reid, 75 CR 43, Dennis MS 38838.

 

JULIUS ANGLIN

BALDWYN - Julius Anglin, 81, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at his residence after an extended illness. He retired from Day-Brite Lighting in Tupelo after working there for 30 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Baldwyn First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3: 30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in the Prentiss Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Murphy Anglin of Baldwyn; one stepson, Ronnie Moore and wife, Ruby, of Baldwyn; one sister, Ruby Mears and husband, Oneal, of Baldwyn; his brother-in-law, Earl Adams; two grandsons, Stephen Moore and William Moore.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Effie Boxx Anglin; and one sister, Cleo Adams.

 

WALLACE ANGLIN

IUKA - Wallace Eural Anglin, 71, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at the Iuka Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Minister Lance Foster officiating. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery in Iuka.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Anglin of Iuka; two daughters, Bonita Joy "B. J." Kurtz and husband, Rod, of Norwich, Conn., and Brenda Jane "Janie" Anglin of Iuka; a brother, Lawayne Anglin and wife, Juanette, of Iuka; five sisters, Martha Sue Terry and husband, Bill, of Tishomingo, Barbara Faye Lambert and husband, J. W., of Burton, Patsy Jane Allred and husband, Jerry, of Iuka, Sandria "Sam" Horn of Iuka, and Scherun Albright and husband, Chris, of Glen; two grandchildren, Kayla Joy Kurtz and Kaitlyn Marie Kurtz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen Wallace Anglin and Mattie Faye Anglin.

 

WENDELL ANGLIN

IUKA - Wendell Anglin, 84, died Friday, July 2, 2004, at the Iuka Hospital. He was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, during which he served as a paratrooper in both the Army 101st and 82nd Airborne divisions. He was a truck driver for Ryder Truck Lines in Memphis for 28 years and was a former board member of the Harmony Central Water Board.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Harmony United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Napier officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia "Ginny" Anglin of Iuka; one sister, Geraldine Walden of Jackson; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Huey and Eva Anglin; and two brothers, Wayburn and Hubert Anglin.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Anglin, Wendell Phifer, Emory Jones, Sammy Broughton, Jerry Barnes, Dennis Shea, Tommy Dean and Larry Chambers. Honorary pallbearers will include Hershel Robertson, Charles Welch, Art Drye and Art Gaines.

Memorials may be made to the Harmony United Methodist Church.

 

WILLA DEANIE APPLEGATE

ALVIN, Texas - Willa Deanie Applegate, 71, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at the Jonesboro Methodist Hospital. She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Booneville to William E. Pace and Flora Worley. She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Byhalia Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Everett Applegate of Alvin, Texas, and Dennis Applegate of Kansas; three daughters, Flora Boatman of Caraway, Ark., Bertha Harvey of Port Lavaca, Texas, and Kathy Ashford of Colorado; two sisters, Lodina Chaney of Cleveland and Christine Wilkerson of Byhalia; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

JIM ARCHER

BOONEVILLE ‑ Jim Archer, 80, of Booneville, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 1, 2002, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was re tired as Prentiss County 4‑H Agent and had been the minister for the Brie* down Church of Christ for 46 years. He was a well known beekeeper and supplier in Northeast Mississippi and served as President of the North Mississippi Beekeepers' Association. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, president of the Pinevale Children's Home Board of Trustees and Vice-president of the Board of Directors of Magnolia Bible College. His sincere love of children and their welfare, his love of the Lord's Church and great desire for evangelism are qualities that will be long remembered and cherished.

            Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Booneville Church of Christ with Minister J. A. Thornton, Minister Don Green and Minister Tony Birmingham officiating. Burial will be in the Showdown Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of the arrangements.

            Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Erma Spratlin Archer; three daughters, Marica Oden and her husband, Harold, of Brandon, Gloria Green and her husband, Danny, of Southaven, and Jimmie Tubes and her husband, Mike, of Booneville; one sister, Mary Jo Sallis and her husband, Henry, of Mansfield, La.; a sister‑in-law, Hazel Archer of Aberdeen, Md.; seven grandchildren, Dr. Greg Oden, Angela Dobbins, Chris Camp, Kelly Green, Kimberly Green, Canoe future and Jon Fishes; five great‑grand

Children, Anna and Will Dobbins, Gregory, Preston and Josh Brian; one great-grandchild to be born in February.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Ada Archer; one sister, Carrie Lee Archer; and one brother, Bruce Archer Jr.

            Pallbearers will be the Deacons of Snowdown Church of Christ Bob Coker, Roy White, Obey Lentz and Troy Vanderford.

            Honorary pallbearers will be the Elders of Snowdown Church of Christ: Kit King, Homer Ivey and Sammy Wigginton.

            Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Archer Endowment Fund, Magnolia Bible College, P. O. Box 1109, Kosciusko, MS 39090.

 

 

BARBARA ARMSTRONG

            Barbara McCoy Armstrong, 54, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a member of New Providence Baptist Church, where she was an usher and chairman of the Decorating Committee. She was a beautician.

Services will be at 1 p m. today at New Providence M. B. Church with the Rev. Robert Jamison officiating. Burial will be in Pacer's Memorial Garden. Beasley Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of the arrangements.

            Survivors include her husband, William Armstrong of Tupelo; one daughter, Patri Learnable Armstrong of Houston, Texas; one son, Rance Konrad Armstrong of Tupelo; four sisters, Doris Russell of Trenton, Tenn., Charles Herring of San Diego, Calif., Omega Fears of Blue Springs and Mary Pittman of Killeen, Texas, two brothers, Lee Allen McCoy of San Diego, Calif., and Douglas McCoy of San Antonio, Texas; one grandchild.

            The body will lie in slate at the church one hour before services.

 

CHARLIE G. ARMSTRONG

BOONEVILLE - Charlie G. Armstrong, 66, died Wednesday, June 28, 1990, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired car dealer, a World War II veteran and a member of the Church of Christ.

Service will be at 4 p.m. today at the Snowdown Church of Christ with J. W. Archer and Haskel Sparks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Armstrong of Booneville; one daughter, Kathy Armstrong Walden of Rienzi; two sons, Harold W. Armstrong and Gerald G. Armstrong, both of Corinth, six sisters, Eunice Barnett, Ila Wade and Artie Lambert, all of Iuka, Vista Rinehart of Jacinto, Nancy Rorie of Memphis, Iness Williams of California; two brothers, Warren Armstrong of Rienzi, Allen Armstrong of Chicago, Ill.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The body will lie in state from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the church.

 

WARREN ARMSTRONG

BOONEVILLE - George Warren Armstrong, 84, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at Booneville Baptist Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was a used car dealer and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Scott Doles officiating. Burial will be in Snowdown Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Bobby Armstrong and wife, Doris, of Booneville, Dillard C. Armstrong and wife, Mary, of Corinth, and Gale Armstrong and wife, Ann, of Rienzi; five grandchildren, Gay Willard, Russell Armstrong, Kim Perry, Paula Willis and Kristy White; nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lema W. Armstrong; his parents, George W. and Dora Armstrong; two daughters, Nelda and Dorothy Armstrong; and eight sisters and five brothers.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

HAROLD W. ARMSTRONG

BOONEVILLE - Harold W. Armstrong, 59, of Brandon, formerly of Booneville, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood after and extended illness. He was a retired car dealer and a member of the Church of Christ. An avid fisherman and hunter, he loved being with his family.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Wood officiating. Burial will be in the Snowdown Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Elizabeth Armstrong; two daughters, Gwen Robinson and husband, Greg, of Booneville, and Lynn Armstrong of Brandon; two sons, Jeremy Armstrong and wife, Tonya, and Justin Armstrong, all of Brandon; one sister, Kathy Walden of Corinth; one brother, Gerald Armstrong of Corinth; nine grandchildren, Blake, Heather, Hunter and Jordan Armstrong, Gregory and Austin Robinson, Brandon Bain, Bobby Allen III and Jeffery Holiday.

Pallbearers will be Freddie Durham, Eddie Caldwell, Greg Robinson, Nick Walden, Willford Bain and Mike Armstrong. Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie White, Billy Joe Flanagan, Jeff Ivy and George Flanagan.

Visitation will continue until service time to day at the funeral home.

 

LEMA W. ARMSTRONG

Lema W. Armstrong, 81, of Rienzi, died Thursday, May 22, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness.

Services were Saturday, May 24, at 4 p.m. at Snowdown Church of Christ with Minister J.A. Thomton and Minister Jim Archer officiating. Burial was in Snowdown Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Armstrong was a housewife and a member of Jacinto Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Nelda Grace Armstrong and Dorothy Fay Armstrong.

She is survived by her husband, G.W. Armstrong; three sons, Bobby H. Armstrong of Booneville, Dillard C. Armstrong of Adamsville, Tenn., and Gale Armstrong of Rienzi; two sisters, Lillian Rushing and Essie Fay Pace, both of Corinth; one brother, Lenous Woodruff of the Burton community; five grandchildren, Gay Willard, Kim Perry, Kristy Armstrong, Russell Armstrong and Paula Willis; and five great-grandchildren.

 

RUBY ARMSTRONG

Ruby Armstrong, 72, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at the ECM Hospital. She was a native of Alabama and a supervisor at the Red Bay Hospital Cafeteria for 32 years.

Services were at 3 p.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with Bro. Mike Sparks and Tommy Williams officiating. Burial was in Halltown Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Kenny Armstrong and Johnny Armstrong and wife, Chrstine, all of Red Bay; a sister, Charolette Williams of Vina, Ala.; a brother, Thomas Weaver of Vina, Ala.; three grandchildren, Katena Armstrong Baldwin and husband, Joseph, and Andrew Armstrong, all of Red Bay, and Kevin Armstrong of Belmont; a step-granddaughter, Amanda Priebe of Clearwater, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Armstrong; a son, Douglas Arm strong; two grandsons, Dexter Armstrong and Justin Armstrong; and her mother, Mae Weaver.

Pallbearers were Brent Hellums, Byron Hellums, bonnie Turvaville, Mark Massey, Mark Armstrong and Joseph Baldwin.

 

WILL LEE (BILL) ARMSTRONG

Will Lee (Bill) Armstrong, 76, of Caddo Mills, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2000.

Services were Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. at Renffrow Funeral Home Chapel in Caddo Mills with the Rev. Ray Spencer officiating. Burial was in Caddo Mills I. O. O. F. Cemetery.

Mr. Armstrong was born in Baldwyn July 20, 1924, the son of James Franklin Armstrong and Donnie Alma Speck Armstrong.

He was a member of the Marine Corps and a parts inspector.

He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Armstrong of Caddo Mills, Texas; a stepson, Sam Allan Morris of Issaquah, Wash.; two daughters, Patricia Hazel of Tupelo and Karla Armstrong of Frisco, Texas; a brother, James Armstrong of Independence, Ore.; four sisters, Opal Haffield, Pauline Counce and Mildred Reeves, all of Booneville and Charlene Johnson of Wheeler; two grandchildren; and five great‑grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ruby; and brother, Arvil Armstrong; and a son, Terry Lee Armstrong.

Memorials may be made to Hunt CO. Shared Ministries.

 

AVIS ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE - Avis Beatrice Arnold, 69, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She attended the First Apostolic Church in Booneville. She enjoyed crocheting.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Roy Bostick, Bro. Tommy Bradley and Bro. Eldon McVey officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Edd Arnold of Booneville; a daughter, Becky McVey and husband, Eldon, of Booneville; a son, Terry Carr and wife, Barbara, of Manila, Ark.; a daughter-in-law, Betty Jane Arnold of Booneville; two sisters, Faye Stewart and husband, Bill, of Booneville, and Jean Pennington of Germantown, Tenn.; a sister-in-law, Genell Robinson of Booneville; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Lorene Robinson; a son, Tony Arnold; and a brother, L. W. Robinson.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Williams, Tracy Arnold, Jerry Pennington, Stephen Stewart, Jim Melton, T. J. Carr and Lowell Wayne Roper.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

BARBARA LEE ARNOLD

Barbara Lee Arnold, 57, of Memphis, TN, died Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services were held Friday, April 5. Burial was in Prentiss Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Local survivors include her mother, Bervil Arnold of Baldwyn: and a brother, Hoyt Arnold of Baldwyn.

 

 

BESSIE M. ARNOLD

Bessie M. Arnold, 81 of Wheeler, died Sunday; Feb 28, 1993, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness.

Services were Tuesday, March 2, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Hall. Minister Doug Greenway, and Minister W. A. Thornton officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mrs. Arnold was the widow of BE. Arnold. She was a member of Wheeler Baptist Church and had not missed church in 37 years until her Illness. She was a retired employee of Prentiss Manufacturing.

She is survived by two sans, William Arnold and Jack Arnold. both of Booneville; three sisters, Emma McCarley of Tupelo, Ernestine Gamer of Wheeler and Virginia Hill of Booneville; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Billy Roberts, Joe Wayne Garner, Lonnie Murphy, Dexter Tennison, Steve Arnold, Jim Arnold, Mike Arnold, Mike Smith, Keith Thompson and Billy Joe Fleming.

 

 

BRAUDIS E. ARNOLD

Braudis E. Arnold, 37, died Saturday afternoon it the Caldwell Clinic in Baldwyn following a heart attack.

Mr. Arnold, a splendid citizen of Wheeler, had lived in this county all of his life. He was a farmer and member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Service were held Sunday afternoon, at 3 o’clock; conducted by Rev. George Bynum Basden.

He leaves his wife, Bessie Crawford, Arnold; two Sons, Jack and William; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Eilis Arnold, all of Wheeler; a brother Acker Arnold of. Frankstown; and two sisters; Mrs. Horace. Browning of Rienzi; Mrs. Hugh Epting of Guntown

McMillan and Sons were in charge of arrangement.

 

DELORES ARNOLD

IUKA - Delores Arnold, 65, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at her residence. She was a business professional that excelled in aerospace support and engineering. She was very active in her church and community.

There will be no services. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Arnold of Iuka; one brother, Duane Lester and wife, Marilyn, of Cass City, Mich.; one sister, Gail Joos of Vasser, Mich.; two nieces; two nephews; 11 great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice Organization.

 

 

MRS. ETHEL ARNOLD Dies in Tennessee

Mrs. Ethel Arnold retired housewife and long-time resident of the Fowlkes Community died at 8:30 p.m. Friday June 14, at the home of a daughter at Fowlkes She was 83 and had been ill for six weeks

Born in Lee County, near Baldwyn, Mrs. Arnold moved to Dyer County, Tenn., in 1932. Her husband, William Arnold Dyer County Planter died in 1945. She was a member of the Methodist

Final rites were said at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16 at the Fowlkes Methodist Church. The Rev. A. T.  Evans, the Rev. Shelby Thompson and the Rev. Charles Dancey officiated. Burial took place in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg Tenn. with Halls Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by five sons Dewey Arnold of Baldwyn Jack Arnold of Booneville Ernest Arnold, Cecil Arnold and Noel M. Arnold, all of Dyersburg, four daughter, Mrs. Mary Pressley of Route Booneville Mrs. Mamie Kilzer Lowery and Mrs. Ellen Jones, both of Fowlkes and Mrs. Helen Pursell of Dyersburg; 27 grandchildren and 33 great- grandchildren

 

 

MRS. FANNIE EVORA ARNOLD

Mrs. Fannie Evora Arnold, 84, of Baldwyn, died Wednesday at Baldwyn Hospital.

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. C. McInture officiating. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Acker Arnold of Baldwyn; two daughters, Mrs. Hugh Epting and Mrs. Horace Browning, both of Baldwyn; a sister, Miss Lola Owens of Baldwyn; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

 

 

Services For GEORGE ELLIS ARNOLD Held December 28, 1962

George Ellis Arnold, widely known landowner of Frankstown, was killed instantly at, 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 26 in a three vehicle traffic accident on Highway 45, near his home. He was 76. Services for Mr. Arnold were held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, in the chapel of Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. Hugh Conwill officiating. Burial was in the Booneville Cemetery with Waters Funeral Directors in charge. Mr. Arnold was supervisor of the third district of Prentiss, County for 12 years; and was a widely known singer of gospel songs for many years. He was a Mason.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Evora Owen Arnold; two daughters, Mrs. Hugh Epting of Jericho and Mrs. Horace Browning of Rienzi; a son, Acker Arnold of Frankstown; a sister, Mrs. Wes Grisham of Baldwyn; 10 grandchildren and 24 great ‑grandchildren.

 

HERSHEL ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE ‑ William Hershel Arnold, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at his home. He was a retired dairy farmer. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Clyde Parson officiating Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Quay Brooks Arnold of Booneville; three sons, Larry and his wife, Monte, of Wheeler, Danny and his wife, Debbie, of Baldwyn, and Jesse and his wife, Lisa, of Corinth; four grandchildren, Riche Arnold Jeremy Arnold, Daniel Arnold and Adam Louden; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Ollie Stormed Arnold; three brothers; and a sister.

Pallbearers will be John Hatcher, Billy McCoy, Athel Smith Rick Mooney, Mike Mooney and Eddie Caviness Jr.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

INELL ARNOLD

CORINTH - Inell Arnold, 77, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at the Alcorn County Rehab and Health Center. He was born June 10, 1925, in Alcorn County to Fred and Elzabie Crum Arnold. He was a retired iron worker and body shop worker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Dixon officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Arnold and his wife, Judy, of Collierville, Tenn., and Bobby Arnold of Corinth; one daughter, Marilyn Rogers and her husband, Larry, of Franklin, Tenn.; one sister, Virdie Lee English of Guys, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Jeremy Price Arnold, Christopher Rogers and Bradley Dale Arnold; one great-grandchild, Roger Bennett Arnold.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Arnold; and several brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Holly Lee, 1144 Peachtree Street, Corinth, MS 38834.

 

IRENE ARNOLD

CORINTH - Irene Vashti Arnold, 76, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at her home. She was a retired employee of General Motors Corp. and a member of the Pentecostal church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Pete Wooley and Bro. Russell Hamm officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Elaine James of Athens, Ala., Paulette Bertolini of Shelby Township, Mich., and Sandra Arnold of Corinth; five sisters, Atlis Mills of Ripley, Ruby Jeanes of Scotts Hill, Tenn., Ila Hamilton of Munford, Tenn., Vada Stacks and husband, Raymond, of Michigan City, and Sue Windham of Ripley; a brother, Rev. Russell Hamm of Corinth; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irving Arnold; her parents, Earnest Hamm and Ann Robinson Hamm; a daughter, Diane Arnold; and two sisters, Exie Glidewell and Eula Murry.

Pallbearers will be Don James, Tim James, Randy James, Reed Barnard, Raymond Kirby and Anthony Bertolini.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

 

JACKIE R. ARNOLD

IUKA - Jackie R. Arnold, 53, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at the DeKalb Baptist Medical Center in Fort Payne, Ala. He was a resident of Fort Payne, Ala., and a former resident of Iuka. He was a deacon and member of New Salem Baptist Church in Iuka. He was a graduate of Westwood High School in Memphis and Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. For 18 years he was employed as a graphic illustrator with Heil Environmental, working at both the Tishomingo and the Fort Payne plants. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran. He enjoyed woodcarving, painting, drawing and spending time with his granddaughter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Salem Baptist Church with Bro. Ed Kennedy and Bro. Ted Vafeas officiating. Burial will be in North Crossroads Community Church Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jolene Carlisle Arnold of Fort Payne, Ala.; his mother, Bonnie Mae Arnold of Cartersville, Ga., formerly of Iuka; a son, Jacob Ryan Arnold of Fort Payne, Ala.; a daughter, Amy Arnold Mince and husband, Brian, of Fort Payne, Ala.; a brother, Tim Arnold of Cartersville, Ga.; a granddaughter, Molly Rebecca Mince of Fort Payne; a stepgrandson, Damon Mince of Fort Payne; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Talmadge "Grute" Arnold, and a brother, Jimmy Warren Arnold.

Pallbearers will be Gerry Sparks, Tommy Williams, Steve Smith, Ronnie Flannagan, Tom Wendorf and Johnny Moses.

Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of New Salem Baptist Church.

Visitatation will continue until 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

JEWEL ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE - Jewel Jumper Arnold, 87, died Thursday, May 14 1998, at Booneville Baptist Hospitai after a long illness. She was a retired nurse’s aide for the Northeast Mississippi Hospital and a member of Concord Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and quilting.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Walker and the Rev. J. C. Prather officiating. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Stanley C. Arnold, and his wife, Shirley of Booneville; one sister, Billie Green and her husband, Clelon, of Booneville; one brother, R C Prather, and his wife, Erma, of Booneville; one grandson, Jimmy Arnold, and his wife, Gail, of Booneville; one great-granddaughter, Cristi Calvery of Booneville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James K. Arnold, and her parents, Frank and Minnie Jumper

Pallbearers will be Joe Hurt, Steve Rowland, Jackie Green, Harold Kuykendall, Paul Walker and T C Mauney.

Visitation will continue at the funeral home until service time.

 

COL. JOHNNIE ARNOLD

BALDWYN - Col. Johnnie John Robert Arnold died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. He was born Sept. 10, 1918, in Baldwyn to Fred and Myrtle Grissom Arnold. He graduated from Baldwyn High School, attended Georgia Tech and graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in electrical engineering.

He entered active military service on June 11, 1942, as a second lieutenant. He made the Normandy landing and served in the battles of Northern France, Ardennes and Rhineland in Central Europe, serving in the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. He was awarded the Soldier's Medal for Heroism on Aug. 2, 1944, near St. Lo, France. He also received the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal for participation in the Philippine liberation. He later served in the National Guard, retiring May 26, 1970, with the rank of colonel. He was the author of the published book "Johnnie's War."

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Baldwyn, where he served for a number of years as a Sunday School teacher and as a member of the Board of Deacons. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rites. Until his health prevented, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Farmers and Merchants Bank. He was a merchant, a restaurant owner, a farmer, a hunter and a fisherman.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. A military burial service will follow at the Baldwyn Masonic Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Laurie Arnold; a daughter, Mary Nell Garner and husband, Jim, of Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter-in-law, Betty Arnold of Maumelle, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Carol E. Allen of Baldwyn; a stepson, Sam Allen and wife, Carol, of Knoxville, Tenn.; a grandson, Kent Garner of Raleigh, N.C.; three granddaughters, Kim Mains and husband, John Paul, of Maumelle, Ark., Kelli Moore and husband, Brad, of Longville, La., and Hollie Garner of Durham, N.C.; three stepgranddaughters, Melissa Allen of Chattanooga, Tenn., Jennifer Allen of Knoxville, Tenn., and Becky Allen of New York City; four great-grandchildren, Kayla and Emily Mains, and Matthew and Andrew Moore.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Mary Louise Pettigrew Arnold, and a son, John Robert "Robin" Arnold.

Pallbearers will be Steve Minor, Wayne Minor, Dan Bishop, Chip Hurdle, Jim Pettigrew, Landon Huey, Steve Walker and Harold Dean Grissom.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Board of Directors of Farmers and Merchants Bank, Guy Gravlee, Fred Bennett, Jack Hamblin, Billy Glover, Buddy Wardlaw, Bruce McElroy, Billy Orval Spain, Fred Green, Jimmy Cunningham and the Old Roosters Coffee Club.

Visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.

 

JOSEPH ACKER ARNOLD

Joseph Acker Arnold died, 65, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. as a result of an accident near Baldwyn.

Arnold was operating a road grader for the county when he was apparently thrown from the vehicle which then ran over him.

Services for the 65 year-old Frankstown resident were held at 1 Friday In the chapel of Jones Funeral Home in Booneville.

Officiating at the services were Rev. Hugh Conwell, with Rev. J. C. Mclntire assisting. Burial followed in the Booneville Cemetery.

Arnold is survived by his wife, Mattie Morrow Arnold of Frankstown a stepson, Roy Neblett two sisters, Mrs. Huge Etting Baldwyn and Mrs. Horace Browning of Booneville; and two grandchildren.

 

KIE O. ARNOLD

CORINTH - Kie O. Arnold, 74, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at his residence. He was retired from General Motors in Detroit, Mich.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Coleman Family Chapel with Bro. Russell Hamm officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Oak Cemetery in Alcorn County.

Survivors include one son, Gary Wade Arnold of Lincoln Park, Mich.; two sisters, Bertha Jeanes of Memphis and Vera Rogers of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Myrtle Arnold; and two brothers, Irving Arnold and Bynum Arnold.

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

LILLIE BELL ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE - Lillie Bell Arnold, 88, died Friday, September 14, 1990, at the Aletha Lodge Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was a homemaker, a member of the Fairview Church of God, and the widow of Bobby Smith Arnold.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McMillan Funeral Nome Chapel with the Rev. Marshall Tennison officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Church of God Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Flanagan, Elizabeth Horn and Ruth Grooms, all of Booneville; four sons, Marvin Arnold and James Arnold, both of Booneville, Matthew Arnold of Alton, Ga., John Arnold of Douglas. Ga.; 64 grandchildren; 70 greet grandchildren and 25 great-great grandchildren.

 

 

LUCILLE COCHRAN ARNOLD

BALDWYN - Lucille Cochran Arnold, 76, died Friday at the Baldwyn Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was a Baptist, a retired homemaker and the widow of Bonner Arnold.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Potts officiating. Burial will he in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Billy T. Jones of Booneville: one son, Bob Arnold Sr. of Baldwyn; seven grandchildren and five

 

 

MATTIE ELIZABETH ARNOLD

Mattie Elizabeth Arnold, 91, of Booneville, died Sunday, Jan. 20 2002, at Longwood Community Living Center in Booneville after a long illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 22. Burial was it Booneville Cemetery.

Local survivors include a foster son, Pete Niblett of Baldwyn.

 

RUTH ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE - Mary Ruth Prather Arnold, 88, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at The Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Booneville. She was born Aug. 30, 1916, in Prentiss County to Frances Alonzo Prather and Onie Vernon Hill Prather. She was a cook, a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and talking with friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mickey Trammel officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Cherry Kennedy and husband, Charlie, of Booneville; two grandchildren, Jay McKinney and wife, Dana, and Jody Davis and husband, Ernest, all of Booneville; eight great-grandchildren, JaAnna McKinney, Savannah McKinney, Jansen McKinney, Tristen McKinney, Noah Wright, Devin Wright, Joseph Davis and Chris Davis.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Joseph Windham Arnold, in 1982; a daughter, Betty Arnold; four brothers, Roger Prather, Herman Prather, Therman Prather and Paul Prather; a sister, Louise Prather; a granddaughter, Memory Kennedy; and a great-granddaughter, Kristen Kennedy.

Pallbearers will be Jay McKinney, Thomas Henderson, Sammy Henderson, Donald Lutz, Greg Lutz and Ronnie Crowe.

 

OCKLESS ARNOLD

BOONEVILLE - Ockless Edith Arnold, 82, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at her home. She was born July 13, 1922, in Golden. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hill Top Church of God. She enjoyed quilting, searchword puzzles, cooking, canning and reading the newspaper and her Bible.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home with Bro. Pete McCoy and Bro. Billy Hutson officiating. Burial will be in the Jacinto Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Marvin Arnold, whom she marries June 20, 1941; her children, Nancy Holland and her husband, C.L., of Corinth, Gene Arnold and his wife, Carolyn, of Rienzi, Randall Arnold and his wife, Linda, of Iuka, Merle Arnold and his wife, Norma, of Corinth, Martha McNair and her husband, Joe, of Corinth, Pamela Potts and her husband, Danny, of Burnsville, Harold Arnold and his wife, Tina of Chalybeat, Cindy Rorie and her husband, Wade, of Rienzi, and Martie Marlar and her husband, Clifford, of Burnsville;; two brothers, Gerald Lambert and his wife, Brenda, of Gatesville, Texas, and jimmy Lambert and his wife, Sue, of Corinth; two sisters, Earnestine Downs of Booneville and Lorene Wilson of Gatesville, Texas; 42 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Sidney Lambert and Willie Lou Collum Lambert; a son, Marvin Smith "Sonny" Arnold; three brothers, Dexter Lambert, Duriel Lambert and Wallace Lambert; and a sister, Gertude Northam.

Pallbearers will be Chris Rorie, Tony Findlay, Chris Turnbou, Larry Bullock, Roger Davis and Coney Marlar. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy DeGraw, Leo Hendrix, Leslie Laughter, Mike Lambert, Bradley Rorie and Donnie Hendrix.

 

PHILLIP C. ARNOLD

TUPELO - Phillip C. Arnold, 54, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at the Laney Greenhouse at Cedars Health Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1949, to Addie Irene Pinch Arnold and James C. Arnold Sr. At the age of 3 he moved with his family from Saltillo to Iuka, where he lived with his mother until her death in January 1985. He returned to Saltillo to live with his sister, Billie Sue Morgan. He attended the First Baptist Church of Saltillo.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with the Rev. Bobby Holland and the Rev. Terri Armstrong officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. at Snowdown Cemetery near Iuka.

Survivors include two sisters, Billie Sue Morgan and Dorothy Fay King of Saltillo; three brothers, Carl "Habo" Arnold of Vermelles, France, Jerrell Arnold of Pittsville, Wis., and Robert Arnold of Iuka; three aunts, three nieces, 11 nephews, many grand and great-grandnieces and grand and great-grandnephews; many cousins, including a special cousin, Doris Lambert of Iuka and friend, John Wayne Paden, of Iuka.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Marlene Arnold and Betty Jane Pickens; a brother, Johnny Dean Arnold; nieces, Lon Arnold and Roxanne King; grandnieces, August and Bailey Deaton; a grandnephew, Bradley Morgan.

Honorary pallbearers will be his grandnephews and the staff of the Greenhouses of Cedars Health Center.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Greenhouse Project at Cedars Health Center or Meals on Wheels at Traceway, 2800 W. Main Street, Tupelo MS 38801 or a charity of choice.

 

DOROTHY ARTMAN

Dorothy McCarley Reynolds Artman, 89, of Grenada, died Friday, May 17, 2002, at Webster General Hospital.

Services were Monday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Tim Williams officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Artman was a retired floral designer. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Grenada and the Pilot Club. She worked for Grenada Flower Shop and Graber Gas Co. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Duke Reynolds; her second husband, John E. Artman Sr.; and two daughters, Bonnie Reynolds Gibbs and Joan Reynolds Brasfield.

She is survived by two daughters, Frances Reynolds McCarty of Starkville and Kathy Reynolds Hatcher of Booneville; two stepsons, John E. Artman Jr. and Ted Robert Artman, both of Grenada; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Grenada.

 

JOE ASBERRY

CORINTH - Joe Kentay Asberry, 26, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a 1996 graduate of Corinth High School. He enjoyed walking, cooking, music, and spending time with his family and friends.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Freedom Fellowship Church with Bro. Gary Caviness officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Kossuth. Grayson's Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his mother, Deborah Asberry; two brothers, Cedric Asberry and Emmerson Asberry, both of Corinth; a sister, Markenna Edgeston and husband, Jerome, of Corinth; four aunts, Mary Patterson and husband, Tommy, Lela Mitchell and husband, Artie, and Rena Hastings and husband, Abe, all of Corinth, and Ruby Schaffer and husband, Stan, of Bellwood, Ill.; a niece, Xakhia Edgeston of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Carter; a sister, Kristy; a brother, Damon; his grandparents, Emmerson and Ophelia Asberry, and Lloyd and Rosie Carter.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

EUVONNE ASBILL

CORINTH - Euvonne Asbill, 75, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. She was a retired cafeteria employee with the Corinth Public Schools. She was a member of the Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include one sister, Dyonne Potts of Corinth; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.G. Asbill; and her parents, Bluford and Lillian Rushing.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

LELAND ASHCRAFT

BOONEVILLE - Leland Woodrow Ashcraft, 58, died Monday, Feb. 26 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a sudden illness. H was born Nov. 26, 1942, in Prentiss County to Bud and Lerlean Brow Ashcraft. He was a Pentecostal. He was a pulpwood cutter, cotton gin worker and truck driver. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his foul wheeler.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larry Hill officiating. Burn will be in Oaklawn Memorial Garden

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Ashcraft and his wife, Wanda, of Mantachie, and Steven Ashcraft any his wife, Carla, of Berry, Ala.: a daughter, Vickie Kennedy, and her husband Glen, of Mantachie; five sisters Maydean Mardis of Saltillo. Maxine McCombs of Lemont, Ill., Averne Sherrill and Wilda McMurry, both c Jumpertown, and Helen Garner c Memphis; seven grandchildren Jason Kennedy, Justin Kennedy Dustin Kennedy, Candy Ashcraft Kevin Lee Ashcraft, Ariel Ashcraft and Brandon Ashcraft; his former wives Sarah Ashcraft and Sarah Vuncannon; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be his nephews Jerry Mardis, Phil Mardis, John Garner, Andy Garner, Jason Cooper and Tim Padgett.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

 

 

RUTH ASHCRAFT

BOONEVILLE - Ruth Brown Ashcraft, 92, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Longwood Community Living Center in Booneville. She was bone Aug. 16, 1910, in Rienzi, to John Oscar Brown and Olive Vanderford Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Booneville. She enjoyed growing flowers, cooking, crocheting, eating out, catalog shopping and having her children visit at her home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the First United Pentecostal Church in Booneville with Bro. Tim Dixon, Bro. Rodney Johnson and Bro. Terry Teddlie officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include four daughters, Eloise Butler, Geraldine Hester and her husband, Terry, Shirley Isbell and her husband, Bill, and Wanda Gray and her, husband, Wayne, all of Booneville; three sons, Roy M. Ashcraft and his wife, Lena, of Burton, C. C. "Pick" Ashcraft and his wife, Allie, of Booneville, and Bobby L. Ashcraft and his wife, Ruby, of Corinth; one sister, Mary Murphy of St. Louis, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death on Sept. 17, 1963, by her husband of 35 years, Carl J. Ashcraft, whom she married on June 16, 1928; a daughter, Zera Grace Ashcraft; and by six brothers and four sisters.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Rickey Butler, David Qualls, Jeff Ashcraft, Danny Isbell, Randy Isbell and Michael Gray.

 

RANDLE ASHLEY

GOLDEN - Randle E. Ashley, 76, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born May 22, 1928, in Itawamba County to Wiley and Alice Stephens Ashley. He worked for the Mississippi Forestry Commission for 30 years and for the Itawamba County 1st District for eight years. He was an inactive deacon at Burntfields Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and woodworking.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Gene O'Brian, Bro. Jackie Gray and Bro. Robert Humphres officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Williams Ashley of Golden; a daughter, Pamela Kaye Edgeworth and husband, Tommy, of Golden; three grandchildren, Brianna Edgeworth, Bethany Edgeworth and Brittany Edgeworth; a nephew, Eddie Ashley; two nieces, Rosemary Howard and Connie Bates.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gean Ashley.

Pallbearers will be Terry Sartin, Stanley Underwood, Devin Howard, Ford Williams, Mark Williams and Jason Williams.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

ETHEL ASHMORE

BOONEVILLE ‑ Ethel H. Ash­more, 93, died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was married to Claude Ashmore who preceded her in death She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Williams and the Rev. Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will be In Ingram Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Her­bert Ashmore, Wade Ashmore and Kenneth Ashmore, all of Booneville; two sisters, Bertha Johnson of Dorsey and Rome Brent of Poplar Bluff, Mo., four grandchildren. Debra Newell, Wanda Crow, Larry Ashmore and Vicki Lambert; and 10 great-grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Cory Lambert, Drew Newell, Brent Crew, Brent Burcham, Chris Burcham and Raymond Huguley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Liberty United Methodist Church Building Fund.

 

 

EUGENE ASHMORE

BALDWYN - Eugene Ashmore, 31, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. He was born Oct. 15, 1921. He was a retired employee of the Brown Shoe Company and a U. S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of Ingram Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and a Sunday school teacher.

Services were held Monday, December 16 at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Wallace Pannell and Dr. Carl Weeden officiating. Burial was in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Ashmore of Baldwyn; two daughters, Peggy Rinehart and her hus

band, James, of Baldwyn, and June Arnold and her husband, David, of Decatur, Ala.; two brothers, Junior and Ben Ashmore of Baldwyn; five grandchildren, Chris and Jennifer Rinehart of Baldwyn, Angie and Robert Skelton of New Albany, and Stacey, Kelly and Robbie Arnold of Decatur, Ala.; two great-granddaughters, Jacie and Abby Rinehart.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Callie Ashmore; a brother, George Ashmore; and a sister, Mable Nichols.

Pallbearers were Chris Rinehart, Robbie Arnold, Robert Skelton, Freddie Ashmore, Harold Nichols and Richard Nichols.

 

 

J. W. ASHMORE

BOONEVILLE - James Wesley "J. W." Ashmore, 80, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at his home. He owned and operated Ashmore's Gulf Service Station in Booneville for several years. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed his martins and being with his grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. C. D. Edge officiating and Bro. Ben Parman assisting. Burial will be in Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Evelyn Caviness Ashmore; a daughter, Joyce Stringer and her husband, Hoyt, of Henderson, Nev.; two sons, Chuck Ashmore and his wife, Wanda, and Johnny E. Caviness and his wife, Lois, all of Booneville; a brother, Herman Ashmore of Michigan City; four grandchildren, Justin Ashmore, Jered Ashmore, Amber Caviness Garner and her husband, John, and Ashlee Caviness.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and six sisters.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Ashmore, Johnny Caviness, Hoyt Stringer, Justin Ashmore, Jered Ashmore and Wayne Moreland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Herbert Ashmore, Kenneth Ashmore, Wade Ashmore and Melvin Putt.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

FLORENCE ATKINS

IUKA - Florence Atkins, 93, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at her home. She regularly attended Iuka Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed gospel music, flowers and spending time with her grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Kenneth White officiating. Burial will be in South Crossroads Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorthey Compton and husband, Jackie, of Iuka, and Nancy Howell and husband, Ottis, of Hamilton, Ala.; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Lee Atkins, and a son, James M. Atkins.

Pallbearers will be Eric Compton, Tom Howell, David Howell, Ricky Clingan, Ricky Hinton and Brad White.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

AGNES AUBREY

CORINTH - Agnes Hansen Aubrey, 82, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003, at her daughter's home. She enjoyed traveling, gold panning and sitting on the porch with her puppy, Penny. She loved her family and friends.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Episcopal Church Outdoor Chapel with Father Tim Jones officiating. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, David Carroll and wife, Betty, of Baltimore, Md., and Jon Carroll and wife, Bonnie, of Montchanin, Dela.; a daughter, Joan Carroll Harrington and husband, Charles, of Corinth; six grandchildren, Christine Porter and husband, Jeff, of Washington D.C., Laine McLaughlin and husband, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael McLaughlin, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Robin Harrington of Sedona, Ariz., and Jason Carroll, Bradley Carroll and Jonathan Carroll, all of Montchanin, Dela.; five great-grandchildren, Sasha Porter, Sophia Porter, Benjamin Porter, Emma McLaughlin and Will McLaughlin.

She was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Roland Carroll; her father, John Hansen; her mother, Agnes Coulter Hansen; a brother, Jack Hansen; a sister, Irene Wilson; and her second husband, Joseph Aubrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Agnes H. Aubrey Memorial Fund for Hospice Volunteers, 40 Liddon Hills Road, Corinth MS 38834.

 

LILLIAN STOVALL AUNE

Lillian Stovall Aune, 67, of Booneville, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at her home. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 29. Burial was in the Mormon Cemetery.

Local survivors include her husband of 47 years, James Blackmur Aune, whom she married Dec. 4, 1954; and a daughter, Marilyn Cole of Booneville.

 

HERSHELL AUSTIN

CORINTH - Hershell Ray Austin, 64, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at his home. He was retired. He was a member of the American Legion.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Tuscumbia Baptist Church in Alcorn County with Bro. Pete Wooley and Bro. Craig Wilbanks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Coleman Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Austin of Corinth; two daughters, Felicia Emerson and husband, Toby, of Corinth and Valerie Cordello and husband, Keith, of Canyon Lake, Texas; two brothers, Donald Austin of Greece and Larry Glidewell of Memphis; four sisters, Doris Glidewell, Helen Crabb, Kathryn Frazier and Lynn Price, all of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie M. and Lessie Austin; a sister, Vela Chamblee; and a brother, James Austin.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

 

HESTER RUTH RUSHING AUSTIN

Hester Ruth Rushing Austin, 88, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Park Rest Nursing Home in Savannah, Tenn.

Services were Friday. June 2, at 1 p.m. at Mount Hermon Baptist Church near Savannah, Tenn. Burial was in Mount Hermon Ceme­tery. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah, Tenn., was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Austin was born in Booneville and had lived in Hardin County, Tenn., for over 68 years. She was a member of Mount Hermon Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dewey Austin.

She is survived by two daughters, Monette Smith and Martha Crofts, both of Savannah, Tenn.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great‑great‑grandchildren.

 

MARY AUSTIN

BOONEVILLE - Mary Leona Ware Austin, 61, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at her home after an extended illness. She was a member of the Church of God and worked for 30 years at Marathon Cheese in Booneville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marshall Tennison and Bro. Melvin Harrison officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Willie Lee Austin; her mother, Velma Lucille Studdard of Corinth; her stepmother, Alice Ware of Corinth; three daughters, Patricia Driskell and her husband, Bill Jr., of Michie, Tenn., Wanda Studdard and her husband, Jimmy Sr., and Linda Flanagan and her husband, Ray Sr., all of Cairo; one son, William Ray Austin and his wife, Greta, of Baldwyn; one sister, Georgia Tucker of Cairo; three brothers, Johnny Stewart of Rienzi, James Ware of Walnut and Tim Ware of Memphis; 12 grandchildren, Sylvia Wouldridge, Crystal Driskell, Ray Flanagan Jr., Sharon Arnold, Starr Driskell, Ray Austin Jr., Sonya Flanagan, Bill Driskell III, Jimmy Studdard Jr., Brooke Austin, Kim Pannell and CarLee Pannell; five great-grandchildren, Dalton Arnold, Blake Wouldridge, Faith Arnold, Grace Flanagan and Emilie Flanagan.

She was preceded in death by her father, T. C. "Buster" Ware; an infant son, Kenneth Wayne Austin; two sisters, June Cooper and Carol Sprinkle; and a brother, Jerry Warren Stewart.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and continue until service time Monday.

 

NANCY AUSTIN

CORINTH - Nancy L. Austin, 59, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Prospect Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Johnny Hamblin officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Lester Austin; a daughter, Rhonda Renee Callaway and husband, William, of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sons, Buford Scott Bryant and wife, Carol, and Danny Alan Bryant and fiancee, Shena, all of Corinth; a sister, Bonnie Jewel Stone of Corinth; four brothers, Frankie Stone of Tishomingo, Joe Stone of Corinth, Jimmy Harp of Booneville and Tommy Harp of Wheeler; six grandchildren, Clayton Payne, Natalie Bryant, Brandon Bryant, Autumn Bryant, Ethan Bryant and Sydney Bryant.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Bessie Thompson Stone, and a daughter, Gail Bryant.

Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday.

 

TIM AUSTIN

CORINTH - Thomas T. "Tim" Austin, 80, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a member of Tate Baptist Church. He worked for Conley Supply Company for 30 years and in recent years he was an apartment manager and a self-employed home repairman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, bowling, attending church and working.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Dr. Gregg Thomas, Bro. Tommy Leatherwood and Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery with military honors.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Austin of Corinth; three daughters, Trish Briggs and husband, Frankie, of Adamsville, Tenn., Rosemary Dawson of Whitehouse, Tenn., and Myra Willis and husband, Mike, of Corinth; one son, Vic Austin and wife, Gina, of Brighton, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Rachel Briggs, Adam Briggs and wife, Stacy, of Adamsville, Tenn., Mandy Corbin and husband, Shannon, of Corinth, Corey Keltner of Knoxville, Tenn., Haley Willis of Knoxville, Tenn., Jacob Willis of Corinth, Caroline Austin, Savannah Austin, Lee Peyton, all of Brighton, Tenn.; his great-grandchildren, Katie Beth Corbin and Riley Corbin, both of Corinth, and Julia Nicole Briggs (due in Aug. 2005) of Adamsville; one sister, Eleanor Enlzian and husband, Albert, of Dunkirk, Maryland; his first wife and the mother of his children, Delola Austin of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gail W. Austin and Nellie E. Austin; his second wife, Barbara Austin; five brothers, Bob, John, Bud, Dick and Charles Austin; one sister, Mary Jane Austin.

Pallbearers will be Adam Briggs, Corey Keltner, Jacob Willis, Lee Peyton, Shannon Corbin and Mike Willis. Honorary pallbearers will be the Loving Learner Class of Tate Baptist Church.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and on Monday from 11 a.m. until service time.

Memorials may be made to Tate Baptist Church Building Fund.

 

WILMA AVERY

CORINTH - Wilma Avery, 96, died Sunday, March 27, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. A native of Houlka, she was born July 10, 1908. She had been a resident of Corinth since 1987. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church. She loved the First Baptist Church and was a devout family person who also enjoyed gardening, crocheting and other handwork.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Memphis.

Survivors include one son, Bill Avery and his wife, Vickie, of Corinth; two grandchildren, Carmen Leigh Parks and Jason Avery; four great-grandchildren, Casey Parks, Avery Parks, Savannah Avery and Meredith Avery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milburn D. Avery; Lavera Ticer, Fuqua Ellis and Azalee Brock; and one brother, Marvin Murphree.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

LILA AYERS

CORINTH - Lila Fern Ayers, 76, died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a member of Union Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Rakestraw and the Rev. David Robbins officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Sulley Ayers of Corinth; a son, Buddy Ayers and wife, Sherolyn, of Corinth; grandchildren, Scott and Geri Benjamin, Brett and Lisa Benjamin, Shawn Robert Ayers and Tara Ayers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Tishie Rencher; a daughter, Nina Gale Benjamin; and a sister, Elois Marie Elliott.

Pallbearers will be Ladrone Mattox, Ronnie Burt Rencher, Brad Mattox, Johnny Mattox, Jim Benjamin and Jeff Rencher.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

 

SHARLEY AYERS

CORINTH - Sharley Elaine Ayers, 67, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Corinth. She was born May 30, 1935, to Horace and Lavelle Felks Rowsey. She was a retired seamstress for United Pioneer and a member of Community Freewill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Willis and the Rev. Raymond Rivers officiating.

Survivors include a stepson, Charles Howie Jr. and wife, Becky, of Corinth; three daughters, Marcia Mauney and husband, Tommy, Bonita Johnston and husband, Jim, and Paula Parvin and fiance, Allen, all of Corinth; a stepdaughter, Kay Duncan and husband, Danny, of Corinth; a brother, Garry Rowsey of Counce, Tenn.; a sister, Sybil Matlock and Betty Wood, all of Corinth; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons and sons-in-law, Clint Mauney, Billy Smith, Zachery Johnston, Luke Wilbanks, Matt Johnston and Cody Johnston.

 

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