THOMAS LEE TODD

Thomas Lee Todd, 79, of Booneville, died Saturday August 31, 1996 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was a member of Hills Chapel Church of Christ, a retired fanner and a retired employee of the Tennessee Valley Authority. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.

Services were Monday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Kenneth Orick Officiating. Burial was in Little Brown Cemetery. .

Survivors Include his wife, Tommie Goodwin Todd; one son, Terry Todd of Booneville; two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Edwin Brown, William L. McKinney, Wayne McKinney, Jeff Long, Don Wilson and Wayne Grimes

 

 

CECELIA TOLLISON

BOONEVILLE - Cecelia Price Tollison, 55, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999, at Booneville Baptist Memorial Hospital as the result of an automobile accident. She was a secretary at Northeast Mississippi Community College and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed building willow furniture. She was the daughter, of the late Cecil E. and Lucille Lester Price.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today al McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Owen and the Rev. Jim Holcomb officiating. Burial will be in Osborne Creek Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Tollison; three sons, Alan Tollison and his wife, Kathy, Josh Tollison and Joel Tollison, all of Booneville: one sister, Sadie Downs, and her husband, Jimmy, of Ripley; three grandchildren, Chessie, Price Boone and Brooke Tollison; her mother in law, Dean Tollison of Booneville: a special aunt, Irene Hare of Booneville.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 138 CR 7200, Booneville MS or to the Cecelia Tollison Memorial Scholarship Fund at Northeast Mississippi Community College

 

TROY TOLLISON JR.

MARIETTA - Troy T. Tollison Jr., 45, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003. He was a resident of the Kirkville community and a truckdriver. He was of the Holiness faith.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Sis. Frances Blakney officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Lori Neece Tollison of the Kirkville community; his mother, Mary Tollison of Savage, Minn.; two daughters, Dawn Johnson and her husband, David, and Amanda Johnson, all of Kirkville; a son, Jamie Tollison of Mt. Home, Ark.; two sisters, Bobbie Ahart of Charleston, S.C., and Kathy Zeman of Savage, Minn.; five grandchildren, Katelyn, Carlee, Dayton, Savannah and Kennen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Tollison Sr.

Pallbearers will be Don Stout, Jim Stout, Elvie Stout, David "Jr." Johnson, Tony Neece and Jerry Grisham.

Kenneth Johnson will be an honorary pallbearer.

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

 

JOHN TOOMER

CORINTH - John Richard Toomer, 58, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at his home. He graduated from Easom High School in 1965 and attended Mississippi Valley State University. He worked for Heyer Motor Company and Chryster Motor Company. He enjoyed fishing and sports.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Patterson Memorial Chapel with the Rev. James White officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two brothers, Ossie Toomer and wife, Shirley, and Willie Toomer and wife, Eva; three sisters, Mary White and husband, James, Geneva Hunter and Alma Gallbresth; special friends, James Morrison, Mike Sutton, Howard Walker, Sara Monroe, Fannie Sorrell, Ora Galyean and Deloris Kopf.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vermon and Irene Toomer; two brothers, Stant Toomer and Edward Rucker; and a sister, Katie Mae Betts.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

JOHN TORRENCE

Funeral Services For John Torrence

John Franklin Torrence, 79, died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2000, at his home in Saltillo after an extended illness. He was a retired employee of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville and a U.S.

Navy veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, three sisters and one grandson.

Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Elmer Paseur officiating. Burial was in Palestine Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ora Stroupe Torrence of Saltillo; two daughters, Majell Tomlinson of Walnut and Betty Swan of Saltillo; three sons, Johnny Torrence of Athens, Ala., Jimmy Torrence of Saltillo and Billy Torrence of Baldwyn; three step daughters, Wanda Walker of Ripley, Margie Fowler and Norma Whitfield of Saltillo; two stepsons, Marcus Stroupe of Booneville and Tony Erickson of Saltillo; three sisters, Zale Craft of Hogansville, Ga., Annie Ruth McCoy of Paden and Willodean Flowers of Tallahassee, Fla.; 27 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were his grandsons.

 

HEIDI TOWNSEND

BOONEVILLE - Heidi Marrie Townsend, 21, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born March 31, 1983, in St. Louis. She worked at Timber Products Company in Corinth and attended the Church of God and Christ. She enjoyed fishing, shopping, coloring and, most of all, spending time with her son.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Cartwright and Bro. James Ward officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Cemetery.

Survivors include her son, Christian Hill; her fiance, Michael Hill; her mother and stepfather, Bridgette and Greg Peacher of Glen; her father, Keith Townsend of St. Louis; her stepfather who raised her, Tony Moss of Rienzi; a sister, Samantha Moss of Glen; a brother, Gerald Townsend and wife, Tara, of Jackson, Tenn.; her grandparents, Sandra Turnbough, Katie Hurta and Maxine Stalnaker; two stepsisters, Phoenix and Haley Peacher; four stepbrothers, Johnathon, Noah, Hunter and Bret Peacher; a half brother, Justin Moss; two nieces, Lily Cartwright and Hannah Peacher; a nephew, Blake Townsend; two godsons, Bryson Peacher and Zackery Bates; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Tony Moss, Bret Peacher, Randy Stafford, Shelly Lambert, Bobby Ray Dixon and Keith Dotson.

Scott Parvin will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

RUBY MERRILL TRADII

Ruby Merrill Tradii, 72 of Glendale CA died Thursday, January 13, 2000 at the Glendale Memorial Hospital.  She was a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J. J. Merrill and Maude Merrill.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara L. Scott of New York, NY ; two sons, Merrill L. Evans of Simi Valley, CA and Joseph Tradii of Lake Forest, CA; two sisters, Olive Merrill Britt of Ventura, CA and Virginia Merrill Bonbrisco of Eastpointe, MI and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be 12 until service time.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday January 17, 2000 at Mt. Evergreen Cemetery will Rev. Ron Plymel officiating.

 

AUDREY TRANTHAM

BOONEVILLE Audrey Lee Crabb Trantham, 91, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1997, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, O. S. Trantham.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ben Parman officiating. Burial will be in Jumpertown Cemetery.

Survivors include one son-in-law, Dr. J. E. Keeton of Tuscaloosa, Ala.;

one sister, Earl Shackelford of Baldwyn; one brother, R. L. Crabb of Rienzi; three grandsons, Jonathan E. Keeton, David Keeton and Adam Keeton; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Ann Keeton.

 

BILLY JOE TRANTHAM

CORINTH - Billy Joe Trantham, 64, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church and a retired heavy duty equipment operator.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kara Blackard officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Methodist Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Annette Trantham of Corinth; two daughters, Debbie Watson and husband, Tommy, of Manchester, Tenn., and Donna Watson and husband, Bryant, of Shannon; his mother, Flora Davis Trantham of Corinth; six brothers, Dexter Trantham, Jimmy Trantham, Danny Trantham and wife, Tammy, Rodney Trantham, Randy Trantham and Jackie Trantham, all of Corinth; two sisters, Peggy Glover and Betty Everett, all of Corinth; six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, James C. Trantham, and two sisters, Nelda Gant and Dorothy McDougal.

Pallbearers will be Troy Riggs, Harold Norton, Steve Lyles, Ronnie Arnold, Keith Settlemires and John Grimes.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Shadburn, Bud Mauney, Ronnie Burt Rencher and Lawrence Seago.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today.

 

JIM TRANTHAM

CORINTH - Jimmy Wayne "Jim" Trantham, 53, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Bennett and the Rev. John Gifford officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his mother, Flora Trantham; two sisters, Peggy Glover and Betty Everett, both of Corinth; five brothers, Carl "Skeebo" Trantham, Danny Trantham and wife, Tammy, Rodney Trantham, Randy Trantham and Jackie Trantham, all of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Trantham; a brother, Billy Joe Trantham; and two sisters, Dorothy McDougal and Nelda Gant.

 

 

MRS. WADE TRANTHAM

Rites Held Sat. For Mrs. Wade Trantham

Mrs. Wade Trantham, 73, died, Wednesday at the Northeast Mississippi Hospital, after a 1engthy illness. Mrs. Trantham was the former Miss Alma Clayton, daughter of the late Hardy Clayton and Mrs. Peyton Randolph Clayton, a prominent family of Blackland and the Geeville communities. Mr. Clayton was a well known teacher in this county for a number of years.

Mrs. Trantham descended from a scholarly family, the Randolphs, who were outstanding in the professional fields of service. Mrs. Clayton's late brothers, Dr. T. L. Randolph of Ripley, and Dumas, the Rev. Joseph Buyce Randolph was a former Presiding Elder of the Corinth District. He was serving as pastor of the First Methodist Church in Columbus at the time of his death. J. A. Randolph was a Chaplain in the United States Army. All were well known throughout Mississippi.

Mrs. Trantham, who received her education at Union University, taught in the elementary schools of the county for a period of thirty-eight years, from early womanhood until her retirement. After the completion of her teaching, she continued the various connections through which she rendered services to worthy community projects.

Mrs. Trantham, active in her profession, demonstrated administrative talents of a high order and through her leadership the schools made notable records of progress and in scholarship. She placed greater emphasis on excellence and her pleasing manner contributed much to her success.

Her warmth of humanity found practical ways of helping others, a motivating force of her endeavors i throughout a long and useful life. She was affectionate, generous and kind in her home life and family relationships. With her endearing manner, she held a loving place in the hearts of her family, friends and neighbors. An active member of the Blackland Methodist Church, she taught in the Sunday School for a number of years and was a leader in planning the spiritual programs and activities of her church.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning at the Blackland Methodist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery with McMillan Funeral Home in charge.

She leaves her husband; a daughter, Mrs. Vera Walters of Aberdeen; two brothers, Burtin Clayton of Rockford, Rl., and Vincent Clayton, of Baldwyn; two sisters, Mrs. Valcour Smith of Booneville, and Mrs. Helen K. Ritter of Amory, and three grandchildren.

Source: Banner Independent Newspaper November 1964

 

OPAL L. TRAVIS

IUKA - Opal Lambert Travis, 84, died Friday, March 4, 2005, at the Southern Magnolia Estates in Iuka. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was formerly employed with the civil service and traveled the world, including Sri Lanka, Japan, Korea and the former Soviet Union.

A memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. today at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Burial will be in the Belmont City Cemetery.

Survivors include one sister, Betty Ann Orick of Iuka.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Carol Lee Travis.

Memorials may be made to the Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.

 

STEVEN TREECE

ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. – Funeral services for Steven De­wayne Treece, 37, are set for 3 p.m. today at Good Hope Bap­tist Church near Adamsville, Tenn., with Billy Joe Stewart

and Mike Moore officiating. Buri­al will be at Good Hope Ceme­tery.

Mr. Treece died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at McNairy Re­gional Hospital in Selmer, Tenn. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Freida Treece; his father, Paul Wayne Treece of Columbia, Tenn.; his mother, Martha Griswell Treece of Adamsville; a son, Hunter Treece of Adamsville; a brother, Stanley Treece of Adamsville; a sister, Sherry Brown and her husband, Kevin, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and nephews Cody and Kirby Brown.

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

ANGELIQUE TRICE

COLUMBUS - Angelique Suzanne Castillo Trice, 32, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus as the result of injuries received in an auto accident on April 26, 2003. She was a member of the Columbus Christian Center.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Kenny Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Corinth City Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Ethan Little of Corinth; a daughter, Cheyenne Pickering of Tupelo; her parents, Joe and Sherry Sellers of Corinth; a brother, Jerremey Castillo of Mt. City, Tenn.; a stepbrother, Ronnie Sellers of Long Beach; three sisters, Katreena Leatherwood, Anna Sellers and Corina Sellers, all of Corinth; her grandmother, Minnie Olson of Corinth.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Sunday.

 

CLINTON E. TRIMBLE

Services For Clinton Trimble

Clinton E. Trimble, 99, died Saturday, September 5, 1998, at his home after an extended illness. He was a member and steward of Clausel Hill Independent Methodist Church. He was a retired saw miller and farmer. He was a Mason. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lucy Lambert; two brothers, Marshall and Otter Trimble; one grandson, Roy E. McNutt; and two sons-in-law, Eural W. Wade and Walter J. Budnik.

Services were at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Clausel Hill Independent Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Redd and the Rev. Wallace South officiating. Bural was in Clausel Hill Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Irene White Trimble; three daughters, Ola Wade of Corinth, Ermagene Budnik of Burnsville and Ioma "Lee" Bonds of Iuka; two sisters, Onnie Timbes of Memphis and Eula Tennison of Pauling, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, five great great-grandchildren and a host of friends.

 

IRENE WHITE TRIMBLE

CAIRO - Irene White Tremble, 97, deed Monday, Dec. 27, 1999, at her home after a long illness. She was a homemaker and babysitter, and a member of Clause Hill Independent Methodist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Clause Hill Independent Methodist Church with Bro. Wallace South and Bro. Gary Redd officiating. Burial will be in Clause Hill Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Ole Wade o1 Corinth, Lee Bonds and her husband, Laron, of Iuka, and Ermagene Budnik of Cairo; a son in-law, Howell Dean Lambert of Cairo; 16 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clint E. Trimble; her parents, Charlie and Virgie White; a daughter, Lucy Lambert and a grandson, Roy McNun.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in stale at the church one hour before services.

 

DANNY PAUL TRIMBLE

BOONEVILLE - Danny Paul Trimble, 51, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was a member of Jacinto Church of Christ and the owner of Trimble Mowing. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and about any outdoor activity.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Chapel with Minister Terry Roberts and Minister Ed Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Presley Trimble; a daughter, Danielle Trimble of the home; a stepson, Jeremy Whitley of Booneville; his mother, Ernestine Trimble of Booneville; two sisters, Judy Jourdan and Darlene Chittom of Booneville; three brothers, Billy Gale Trimble and Terry Auvern Trimble of Pickwick, and Mike Trimble and wife, Cheryl, of Corinth.

He was preceded in death by his father, T. A. Trimble.

Pallbearers will be Dale Kendrick, Lee Kendrick, Keith Bullock, Jackie Green, Terry Green, Perry Walden, Johnny Bowen and Terry Dalton.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

SLICK TRIMBLE

BOONEVILLE - Hoyle Duane "Slick" Trimble, 75, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a long illness. He was retired from Searles Manufacturing.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Lee Cole officiating. Burial will be in Carters Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Murphy Trimble; five daughters, Janice Wren and Cindy Bateman, both of Rienzi, and Helen Martens, Joyce Brumfield and Betty Brawner, all of Booneville; three sons, Phillip Trimble and Steve Trimble, both of Booneville, and James Trimble of St. Ann, Ill.; two sisters, Travis Riddle of Booneville and Rema McSorley, of Corinth; a brother, Karey Trimble of Booneville; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Auverne and Marlin Trimble.

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

 

KENNY TRIMBLE SR.

BOONEVILLE - Kenneth Earl "Kenny" Trimble Sr., 42, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident in Alcorn County. He was a mechanic at Dunn's Transmission Repair in Memphis.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Trimble Jr. and John Walter Trimble, both of Manasseh, Va.; two sisters, Tamala Wilcox and husband, Dennis, of New Market, Ala., and Anita Sherman and husband, Troy, of Bartlett, Tenn.; three brothers, Eddie Trimble of Booneville, and Tommy Trimble and Michael Todd Hayes, both of Memphis; his aunt, Linda Trimble of Booneville; his uncle, Wendle Trimble of Mason, Tenn.; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Dearl and Betty Sue Hayes Trimble, and a brother, James Larry Trimble.

Pallbearers will be Robert Lee, Jackie Arnold, Donnie Shaver, Jack Warren, Chuck Austin, Danny Morgan and Milton Morgan.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

 

LYLE TRIMBLE

KENOSHA, Wisc. - Lyle Trimble, 81, died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at his home after an extended illness. He was a retired auto worker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church of Kenosha. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the UAW. He loved gardening and fishing.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Piney Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Johnny Sherrill and Bro. Dexter Wilemon officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Trimble; one daughter, Ruthie Shaver and husband, Donald, of Booneville; one son, Zeak Trimble and wife, Kimberly, of Booneville; one granddaughter, Heather Gregory; one grandson, Richard Trimble; one great-grandson, Austin Gregory; a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Zeb and Molly Trimble; two sisters and six brothers.

Pallbearers will be Zeak Trimble, Benny Trimble, Billy Trimble, Billy Trimble, Ricky Trimble, Don Shaver, Bob Holland, Thomas Pettigo, Jimmy Moore and Kyle Williams.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services.

 

RACHEL TRIMBLE

BOONEVILLE - Rachel Trimble, 82, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after a brief illness. She was a factory worker and a member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was a loving mother who enjoyed quilting.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Carter's Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Pat McNamee, Mary Ratliff, Laverne Nipper and Phyllis Mathis, all of Booneville; two sons, William D. Trimble of Marietta and Ricky H. Trimble of Shannon; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Trimble; a daughter, Barbara Jean Trimble; two sisters, Justine Coker and Ruth Tidwell; and three brothers, William, Bynum and Paul Scruggs.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today; until 9 p.m. Tuesday; and until service time Wednesday.

 

AUVERN TRIMBLE

BOONEVILLE - Thaxton Auvern Trimble, 74, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, at his home after an extended illness. He was a carpenter and a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Terry Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Pak.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Ernestine Nichols Trimble, two daughters, Judy Jordan of Booneville and Darlene Chittom of Saltillo: four sons, Billy Gale Trimble and Terry Auvern Trimble. both of Pickwick, Tenn., Mike Trimble of Corinth and Danny Paul Trimble of Booneville; two sisters, Rema McSorley of Corinth and Travis Riddle of Booneville: two brothers, Hoyle Thai his and Kerby Trimble, both of Booneville; 11 grandchildren four great grandchildren.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. today and until service time Tuesday.

 

CLIFFORD TRIMM

BURNSVILLE - Clifford Lee Trimm, 68, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his home. He was a retired mechanic.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Coleman-Family Chapel with Bro. Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Baptist Cemetery in Alcorn County.

Survivors include his wife, Tressie B. Trimm of Burnsville; four sons, James L. Trimm of Burnsville, Michael R. Trimm and wife, Donna, of Corinth, Johnny W. Trimm and wife, Myra, of Rienzi, and William A. Trimm and wife, Brenda, of Farmington; two daughters, Teresa Springman and husband, Steve, of Iuka, and Kathy Bullock and husband, Jimmy, of Burnsville; his grandchildren, Deanna Pittman and Holly Mullins of Iuka, Jennifer Trimm, Jessica Trimm, Wesley Trimm, Jonathan Trimm, Scotty Merryman, Rebecca Merryman and Leann Merryman, all of Burnsville, Michelle Langston, Christy Austin, Michael Trimm and Jacob Mullins, all of Corinth, Angela Vales of Bethel Springs, Tenn., and Kyra Trimm of Rienzi; his stepgrandchildren, Samantha Bullock and Jamie Bullock, both of Booneville, Kelly Springman and Cyle Springman, both of Illinois, and Jacob Tyra of Rienzi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Lee and Mattie Trimm; a son, Jimmy Dixon; a granddaughter, Samantha Merryman; and a grandson, Randy Burcham.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Bullock, Scott Merryman, Andrew Merryman, Steve Springman, Jessie Brooks and Jacob Mullins.

Rhebon "Ray" Jones will be an honorary pallbearer.

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

 

JAMES L. TRIMM

BURNSVILLE - James L. Trimm, 43, died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at the Iuka Hospital. He was a police officer in Tishomingo and Alcorn counties for more than 15 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his children.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Shane Evetts officiating. Burial will be in Tuscumbia Cemetery.

Survivors include two former wives, Brenda Fortune of Corinth and Jeryl Trimm of Burnsville; his mother, Tressie Trimm of Rienzi; two sons, Wesley Trimm and Jonathan Trimm, both of Burnsville; three daughters, Deanna Pittman and husband, Michael, and Jennifer Trimm and fiance, Chris Webb, all of Iuka, and Jessica Trimm of Burnsville; three brothers, Michael Trimm and wife, Donna, and William Trimm and wife, Brenda, all of Corinth, and Johnny Trimm and wife, Myra, of Rienzi; two sisters, Teresa Springman and husband, Steve, of Iuka, and Kathy Bullock of Burnsville; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Trimm, and a brother, Jimmy Dixon.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

MARVIN TROLLINGER

BOONEVILLE - Marvin James Trollinger, 101, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after an extended illness. He was born Feb. 21, 1901, in Tishomingo County to the late Lem and Julia O'Neal Trollinger. He was a retired farmer and after retirement did yard work for the public on his tractor for over 20 years. He was a member of the North Rienzi Church of Christ for 80 years and served there as an Elder for over 40 years. He was married to Mable Henry Trollinger for over 45 years; she died in 1973. He loved his family and working with the church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Zion Rest Church of Christ with Bro. Gene Thornton and Bro. Steve Pope officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Salt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Pauline DeCicco and her husband, Phil, of Warrington, Pa.; three sons, Doyle Trollinger and his wife, Dons, of Booneville, Gilbert Trollinger and his wife, Wanda, of Judsonsia, Ark., and Gene Trollinger and his wife, Faye, of Rienzi; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Mable Henry Trollinger; his parents, Lem and Julia Trollinger; two brothers, Frank Trollinger and infant brother, Arlan Trollinger; two sisters, Cora Sanders and Hattie Bailey; one grandson, Terry Trollinger.

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

The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services.

 

WILLIAM C. TROTTER

TUPELO - William Clifford Trotter, 70, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at his home after a sudden illness. He was born Nov. 12, 1933, in Lewistown, Mont., to the late William Chipman Trotter and Rose Guyer Trotter. He worked with the National Park Service. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving with the 82nd Airborne. He enjoyed flowers, yard work, collecting statues, and cooking for family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors in Tupelo with the Rev. Terry Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include two daughters, Merle Green and husband, Larry, of Nettleton, and Roxie Flores and husband, John, of Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, Billy Trotter and wife, Trisha, of Dorsey, and Mike Trotter and wife, Donita, of Belmont; 10 grandchildren, Heather Carroll, Maggie Trotter and Cody Trotter, all of Dorsey, Michael Green and his wife, Terri, of Saltillo, Lauren Green of Nettleton, Scott Trotter of Florence, Ala., and Bret Burton and Tyler Burton of Belmont; two great-grandchildren, Baxton Carroll and Alexis Green.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Dorothy Jean Trotter.

Pallbearers will be Cody Trotter, Bret Burton, Tyler Burton, Michael Green, Ed Harrell and Jake Waddle.

 

JOHN W. TRUE

John W. True, 70 years of age, and a long-time resident of Booneville died at his home Thursday night of last week at 9:30, following injuries sustained about ten days previous when he was struck by a falling tree which broke his leg and hip. His condition seemed to improve up until a short time before his death, when he suddenly took a turn for the worse.

Funeral services were conducted from the late home Saturday morning, Bro. S. H. Williamson, by request, conducting the ceremony assisted by Bro. W. H. Mounger and Bro. J. D. Thompson and Bro. J. T. Gullett.

Deceased is survived by his wife, who was formerly Miss Moore, and two sons, Will and Waddy True and one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Allen, his children all-residing in Memphis. He also leaves 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Mr. True, during his fifty years' residence here had won a host of friends who deeply mourn his departure. At the time of his accident he was employed in the capacity of manager of Fish Lake and was cleaning up the grounds preparatory to the opening of the fishing and swimming season when injured.

SOURCE: The Booneville Independent 4 May 1928

Submitted by: Ruby Rorie

 

MRS. PEARL TRULL

The many friends of Mrs. Pearl Fraser Trull were saddened when they learned of her death last Friday night, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Burns in Booneville.

She was about 48 years of age and most of her life had been spent in and around Booneville, where she had a host of friends.  She was the daughter of the late D. L. Fraser and Mrs. Fraser.

Mrs. Trull is survived by her aged mother, Mrs. Ruth Fraser; daughter, Miss Ruth Trull of Booneville; a daughter in Jackson, Tenn.; two sons in Missouri; a sister, Mrs. Ruby Davis, Florence, Alabama; and four brothers, Arthur of New Mexico, Fred of Arkansas, and Clovis and Pink of Booneville.

Funeral services were held at Liberty last Saturday and were conducted by Bro. Wages.  At the close of the services, her body was laid to rest in the Liberty Cemetery, by the side of her husband, J. B. Trull.

The floral offerings were profuse and beautiful.

McMillan and Son had charge of the funeral arrangements.

Source: Banner Independent, Booneville, Mississippi, 18 March 1937

 

G.B. TRULOVE

DYERSBURG, Tenn. - G.B. Trulove, 64, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003, at Maplewood Health Care Facility in Jackson, Tenn. He was a retired employee of TVA and a Baptist.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kesler-Coggins Funeral Home in Baldwyn with Paul Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his fiancee, Barbara Herder of Dyersburg, Tenn.; three daughters, Vickie Glover of Guntown, and Debbie Franks and Sandy Hale, both of Baldwyn; three brothers, Verlon Trulove and Merlon Trulove, both of Florida, and Jim Trulove of Saltillo; four sisters, Carneada Borsnick of Illinois, Ruth Kent of Florida, Joyce Goslman of Guntown and Diane; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; three special nieces and nephews, Donna Hines, Randy Trulove and Ronny Trulove.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Trulove; a sister, Dewdrop Elrod; and two nephews, Troy and Larry Trulove.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. today.

 

JAMES L. TRUSSELL

TISHOMINGO - James L. Trussell, 68, died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998, as the result of an accidental drowning at Crow's Neck near Paden. He was the manager of the cutting department at Golden Manu­facturing in Golden. He was a former alderman for Paden. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the VFW. He attended the Providence Baptist Church in Ackerman. He was an avid fisher­man.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.T. Dexter and the Rev. J.B. Burns officiating. Burial will be in Tishomingo Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Trussell of Tishomingo; his mother, Versa Trussell of Winona; one daughter, Regina Lynn Cass, and her husband, Chris, of Tishomingo; two sons, Jimmy "J.T." Trussell and his wife, Debbie, and Gary Trussell and his friend, Lisa Richardson, all of Tishomingo; two brothers, William L. Trussell of Jasper, Ala., and Bobby Trussell of Winona; five grandchil­dren, Amy Trussell, Amanda Trussell, Brady Cass, Bryson Cass and Blake Cass, all of Tishomingo.

He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Trussell, and two brothers, Cecil Trussell and Johnny Trussell.

Pallbearers will be James Neal Henderson, Chris Cass, Bill Bailey, Lyonel Bailey, Jason Trussell, James Fennell, Wade Henderson and Trent Trussell.

Visitation will continue until service time.

 

O.C. TUBBS

CORINTH - O.C. Tubbs, 74, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born July 17, 1929, to the late Oscar Lee and Hester Tubbs. He was a Baptist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict, and a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He enjoyed fishing and drinking coffee with his friends.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Branon Rushing officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth National Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Tubbs of Corinth; a brother, Charles Tubbs of Corinth; three brothers-in-law, Dewey Latch and wife, Christine, Donnie Latch and Lory Latch, all of Corinth; three sisters-in-law, Virginia Killough and Kathryn Latch, both of Corinth, and Sue Latch of Georgia; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Bobbie Ann Tubbs; and two brothers-in-law, Willie and Mack Latch.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Owens, Ed Shields, Willie Joe McCoy, Gary West, Lory Latch and Kenneth Elam.

Visitation will continue from 9 to 10:45 a.m. today.

Memorials may be made to the Pinecrest Life Center, 313 Pinecrest Road, Corinth MS 38834.

 

JIMMY DARRELL TUCKER

Jimmy Darrell Tucker, 72, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at his home in Rowlett, Texas.

Services were Monday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Celina, Texas, with Dr. Jim Moebes officiating.

Burial was in Cottage Hill Cemetery near Celina.

Mr. Tucker was born in Texas March 22, 1929. He spent his life in service, over 20 years at Astralloy Waer Technologies until his retirement as president in 1991. He served in the Army in the Korean Conflict and also in the Naval Reserve. A 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner, he was a member of Keystone Lodge 1143 in Dallas, Zamora Temple of Birmingham, Ala., and Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Corinth. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Rowlett.

He is survived by daughters, Gale Tucker and Sherry Tucker of Garland, Texas; Harriett Kemp of Corinth; sister, Ruby Butts and husband, John, of Garland; nephews, David Butts and wife, Lori, of Richardson, Texas; niece, Linda Butts of Frisco, Texas; great-nieces, Danica and Madison Butts of Richardson; grandchildren, Rich and Bret Butler; and great-grandson, Jay Butler.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.

Memorials may be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, 2222 Welborn St., Dallas, TX 75219-3993.

 

DOROTHY TUCKER

CORINTH - Dorothy Marvene Tucker, 81, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at the Country Cottage Assisted Living Center. She was born March 24, 1922, in Beebee, Ark., to Elwyn and Ola Carrigan Dubose. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a dietitian for the state hospital.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers G. W. Childs and Dick Desing officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include four sons, Harold Guy Tucker of Corinth, Charles Wayne Tucker of Germantown, Tenn., James Edward Tucker of Ramer, Tenn., and Herbert Ray Tucker of Daphne, Ala.; two daughters, Janola Howard of Memphis and Linda Jo Dixon of Corinth; one brother, Billy Joe Dubose of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Winifred Jackson of Needles, Calif., and Eloise Jackson of Victorville, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Edward Leon Tucker, on Oct. 10, 1993.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons and sons-in-law: Scott Tucker, Steve Tucker, Kenneth Tucker, Joseph Tucker, Sam Dixon and Rodney Howard.

Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from noon until service time Monday, all at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.

 

ETHEL TUCKER

Ethel Irene Tucker, 90, of Oxford, formerly of Booneville, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 1999, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford after a brief illness.

Services were Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Warren Black and the Rev. Huey Wood officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.

Mrs. Tucker had been a substitute school teacher in the Prentiss County School System and member of Christ United Methodist Church. She had been active in the Blackland RCDC and the UMW and taught Adult Sunday School Class in the past. She was the widow of Ocie E. Tucker.

She is survived by one daughter, Sue Hale and her husband, Lance, of Oxford; one son, Jimmy Tucker and his wife, Ann, of Corinth; two sisters, Pauline Bailey of Tupelo and Cleaburn "Teabe" Crawford of Memphis; two grandchildren, Kim Hale and Scott Hale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Eliza Jane McCutchen; one son, Ellis Tucker; and three brothers, Clovis, Clarence and L.C. "Brown" McCutchen.

Pallbearers were Ray Vuncannon, Bruce McCutchen, Raymond McCutchen, Edwin Bryson, Jimmy Counce, Dalton Garner, Greg Geno and Manfred Saylors.

Memorials may be made to the Pisgah Cemetery Fund or Oxford University United Methodist Church Organ Fund.

 

IVAL D. TUCKER

FULTON - Ival D. Tucker, 87, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at Daniel Health Care Complex. She was born Nov. 24, 1915, to Lonzo Tucker and Dora Johnson Tucker. She was a homemaker and a member of Beans Ferry Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. M. Wayne Mitchell and Bro. Steve Shappley officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Marjorie Tucker of Fulton; an aunt, Velma Tucker of Fulton; her caregivers, Mitzie Mitchell and husband, Don, of Belmont; three nephews; five nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, H.R. and Clomer Tucker.

Pallbearers will be Don Mitchell, Eddie Holder, Rocky Marbry, Randy Tucker, Greg Mitchell and Chris Holder.

Visitation will continue from 8 a.m. to service time today.

 

HELEN TUCKER

CORINTH - Helen Sanders Tucker, 76, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Gospel Tabernacle.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Hodum officiating. Burial will be in Loraine Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Greg Tucker and wife, Annette, and Gary Tucker and wife, Sherrie, all of Corinth, and Don Tucker and wife, Lori, of Iuka; two daughters, Patricia "Trish" Tucker of Corinth and Sandra Hughes and husband, Jimmy, of Hattiesburg; a brother, Billy Sanders of Holly Springs; a sister, Paulette Dunlap of Olive Branch; a sister-in-law, Martha Morse of Jackson; grandchildren, Jamie, Jake, Kelsie and Quinten Tucker, and Landon and Jared Foster.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Arthur Tucker; her parents, William "Bill" and Minnie Petty Sanders; and two brothers, Charlie Sanders and Jimmy Sanders.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today.

 

LINDA TUCKER

RIENZI - Linda Tucker, 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at her home in Rienzi. She was a member of Hinkle Baptist Church and an employee of Quebecor of Corinth. She enjoyed yard sales and shopping, and loved her family and grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Dr. Kara Blackard officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Lester Tucker of Rienzi; a son, Brian Tucker of Rienzi; her mother, Martha Glass of Clanton, Ala.; a sister, Brenda Newton of Corinth; two brothers, Phil Baldwin, and Jerry Baldwin and wife, Ann, of Corinth; three grandchildren, Austin Tucker, Brandon Tucker and Collin Tucker; special Hospice friends, Bro. Tim Dixon, Sam Dixon and Suanne Dixon.

She was preceded in death by her father, Odell Baldwin, and her grandparents, Earl and Kate Lindsey, and Henry and Nancy Baldwin.

Visitation will continue from 11 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.

 

ROBERT D. TUCKER

Confederate Vet Dies; Buried at Hillsboro

Robert D. Tucker aged 81, died at the home of his Son, J. O. Tucker, near Pisgah last Monday night. He had been in declining health for some time. The body was prepared for burial and shipped to Forest, Mississippi, to be conveyed to the family burying ground near Hillsboro, Mississippi. Although a lad of very tender years he saw several months' service in the Confederate Army, being one of the longest enlisted men.

He was the son of Bro. Tucker, a pioneer minister whose home was near Pisgah. He is survived by his son J. O. Tucker and other children and grandchildren, and also by a brother, A. M. Tucker, of Des Arc, Arkansas and two sisters, Mrs. W. N. Nunley and Mrs. Tennie Henson

SOURCE: The Booneville Independent 23 August 1939

Submitted by: Ruby Rorie

 

ROSS CARLTON TUCKER

IUKA - Ross Carlton Tucker, 76, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at the Tishomingo Community Living Center. He was a member of the Iuka United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, serving in Okinawa. He was retired from Gordon Transport after 29 years of employment and was a member of the Teamsters Local No. 667 in Memphis.

Services will be at 3:30 today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with the Rev. Malcolm Garrett and the Rev. Ed Temple officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Tucker of Iuka; a daughter, Carleta McDuffy and husband, Dennis, of Iuka; a grandson, Jeremy McDuffy of Iuka.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ross and Eula Mae Tucker.

Memorials may be made to the Tishomingo Community Living Center, 1410 W. Quitman St., Iuka MS 38852; or Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church.

 

THOMAS A. TUCKER

BIRMINGHAM - Thomas A. Tucker, 54, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005. He was a former volunteer firefighter for the City of Trussville, Ala., and a mechanic. He was a good friend to many and will be greatly missed.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ridout Funeral Home's Trussville Chapel with the Rev. Mose Bean officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Argo, Ala.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie; two daughters, Melinda Sprayberry and husband, Richard, of Tupelo and Melanie Sloan of Jackson; grandchildren, Crystal, Ashley and Elizabeth Sprayberry of Tupelo, and Emily and Alanah Sloan of Jackson; a special friend, Paul Leger.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, P.O. Box 6805, Atlanta, GA 30315.

 

WALLACE TUCKER

BOONEVILLE - Wallace Clayton Tucker, 67, died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at his home. He was born May 27, 1937, in Prentiss County to Marcus Frank "Mark" Tucker and Lena Mae Honeycutt Tucker. He attended the Church of Christ. He was a timber cutter and a small engine mechanic. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Jacinto Church of Christ with Minister Ed Floyd and Minister Terry Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Jacinto Church of Christ Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Norma Kathleen Kendrick Tucker; a brother, Earl Tucker and wife, Barbara, of Burnsville; three sisters, Vera Parker and husband, Bill, of Memphis, Estelle Wiginton of Burnsville, and Louise Wilson and husband, Orison, of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Sidney Tucker.

Pallbearers will be Harry Wheeler, Brandon Sumler, Philip Wilson, Steve Floyd, Jason Parker and Marshall Tennison.

Visitation will continue from 7 a.m. to noon today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services.

 

MIKE TUDERS

OAKLAND - Jerry Mike Tuders, 49, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was a millwright and a member of Carpenters Local 1444 in Memphis. He enjoyed fishing and traveling.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Jeff McKee officiating. Burial will be in Moore's Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include his former wife, Virginia Tuders of Batesville; his mother, Pearl Tuders of Iuka; two brothers, Mart Tuders Jr. and wife, Marcy, of Martin, Tenn., and Thomas Tuders and wife, Wilma, of Iuka; a sister, Lenora Beard and husband, Robert, of Iuka; a step granddaughter, Jerry Jane Moore of Batesville.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Mart Tuders, and an infant brother.

Pallbearers will be Bill Griffin, Kelly Rooney, Tony Rooney, Shane Tuders, Michael Tuders and Christopher Dale Warren.

Mike Brewer will be an honorary pallbearer.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis TN 38148-0552.

 

MART TUDERS SR.

IUKA - Mart Tuders Sr., 81, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Ala. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He was a lifetime member of the Carpenters Union Local 303. He enjoyed fishing.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with the Rev. Jeff McKee and the Rev. Marshall Adams officiating. Burial will be in Moore's Cemetery in Iuka.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl Tuders of Iuka; three sons, Mart, Jr., and Marcy Tuders of Martin, Tenn., Mike and Virginia Tuders of Charleston, and Thomas and Wilma Tuders of Iuka; a daughter, Lenora and Robert Beard of Iuka; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Mart and Thelma Tuders; a sister, Mildred Tuders; and an infant son.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, One St. Jude Place, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis TN 38148-0552.

 

SAM TURNBOUGH

Samuel Charles "Sam" Turnbough, 59, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001, at his home.

Services were Friday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Wallace South officiating. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 6, 1942, in Bunker, Mo., the son of Lawrence Edward Turnbough and Hazel Louise Camden Turnbough. He was a carpenter. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Dunn) Turnbough; four daughters, Shelly Lambert and her husband, Michael, of Rienzi, Bridgett Moss of Glen, Karen Dunn and her husband, Greg, of Potosi, Mo., and Kim Trey and her husband, Roger, of Scott City, Mo.; a son, Christopher Turnbough and his wife, Minnie, of Wharton, Texas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Christopher Turnbough, Greg Peacher, Gerald Townsend, Norman "Ace" Donahue, Jerome Dunn and Wade Rorie. Honorary pallbearers were Juston Null, Gerald Latch and Randall Turnbough.

 

 

ALBERT OSCAR TURNER

BOONEVILLE - Albert Oscar Turner, 84, died Saturday, April 2, 1988, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was a life-long resident of Prentiss County, a retired farmer and a member of Martin-Hill Freewill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Booker officiating. Burial will be in Martin-Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Shackelford and Doris Davis both of Booneville; one son, Tom Turner of Booneville; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

 

BETTY TURNER

IUKA - Betty Jean Turner, 73, formerly of Huntsville, Ala., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at the Iuka Hospital. She was a former employee of Huntsville Manufacturing in Huntsville, Ala.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Valhalla Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville with the Rev. Jody Bell officiating. Entombment will follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens in Huntsville. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of local arrangements. Valhalla Funeral Home is in charge of Huntsville arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Evelyn Philbin Sockwell of Iuka; a brother, Harold Branson of Athens, Ala.; a sister, Patricia Hudspeth of Rowlett, Texas; two grandchildren, Christa Sockwell Bradley of Gadsden, Ala., and Jason Sockwell of Cherokee, Ala.; five great-grandchildren; two nephews and one niece.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Turner, and a daughter, Brenda Philbin.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Valhalla Funeral Home in Huntsville.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.

 

DORA TURNER

TISHOMINGO - Dora Turner, 95, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at her home. She was a member of South Crossroads Baptist Church. She enjoyed growing flowers and was known as the "Flower Lady" because she gave her flowers to everyone she knew.

Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday at South Crossroads Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Ryan and Bro. Allen Jones officiating. Burial was in South Crossroads Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, James Turner of Tishomingo and Jerry Turner of Millington, Tenn.; four daughters, Artie B. Cox, Bettie Sue Moore and Faye Lovelace, all of Tishomingo, and Mary Belle Dick of Iuka; two brothers, J. C. Floyd of Millington, Tenn., and Rex Floyd of Arlington, Tenn.; two sisters, Gaye Grimes and Lettie O'Bryant, both of Iuka; 30 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe Turner, and a son, Roshell Turner.

Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the South Crossroads Cemetery Fund.

 

EMMONS TURNER JR.

David Emmons Turner Jr., businessman, church and community leader, and devoted family man, died at age 88 on June 18, 1997, at his home at the Methodist Senior Services, Traceway Manor, Tupelo.

After graduating Tupelo High School and attending Southwest University and the University of Mississippi, Emmons began his career as a math teacher in Lee County. Following two years in education, he worked in several different businesses in Tupelo. In 1934 he entered the garment industry, working first for Tupelo Garment Company and later for Mid-South Manufacturing Company. In 1947 he joined L. L. Bethay in Booneville to establish the Prentiss Manufacturing Company, where he held the position of vice president until his retirement in 1974. One year later, he opened the Magnolia Frame Shop in Booneville, which he operated successfully for several years.

While in Booneville, Emmons was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where he served in various capacities including Sunday School teacher, chairman of the Administrative Board, lay speaker, chairman of the Trustees, Council of Ministries, Pastor-Parish Relations Committee and conference delegate.

Emmons's services to the Booneville and Tupelo community were numerous. He served 21 years on the Board of the Methodist Senior Services; was Cub and Boy Scout master in both the Tupelo and Booneville Boy Scouts; was instrumental in organizing the United Way Fund and the Red Cross blood drives; chaired the Booneville Library Building Commission; and was an active member of the Booneville Lions and Rotary Clubs and the Tupelo Kiwanis Club.

For his services to the Boy Scouts, Emmons received the Silver Beaver Award from the Yocona Area Council. While in Booneville, he received the 1974 Community Service Award, the 1978 Outstanding Citizen Award, the 1988 United Way Community Leadership Award and, from the Rotary Club, the 1978 Paul Harris Fellow Award.

 

DELBERT L. TURNER SR.

MANTACHIE - Delbert L. Turner Sr., 90, died Thursday, April 1, 1999, at the Cedars Health Center in Tupelo. A lifelong resident of Itawamba County, he was the son of the late Elbert Lee and Minnie Flanigan Turner. He was a fencer for more than 60 years and the custodian at Mantachie Schools for 27 years. He was a charter member of the Mantachie Church of Christ, where he was the treasurer for many years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McNeece Morris Funeral Home in Mantachie with Ministers Paul Swindle, Delbert L. Turner Jr., Greg Swindle, George Barriers and Bob O'Rear officiating. Burial will be in Center Star Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Eunie Cox Turner of Mantachie; one son, Delbert L. Turner Jr., and his wife, Mary Ann, of Mantachie; two daughters. Blanche Chamblee and her husband, Marvin, of Hatley, and Sarah Swindle and her husband, Paul, of Union; one brother, Preston Turner of Tupelo; 11 grandchildren, Cheryl Herein, Christi Reeves, Susan Dismuke, Juli Hughes, Danny McKay, Dennis McKay, Daren Chamblee, Greg Swindle, Renee Gainers, Tara Darwin and Jeremy Swindle; 18 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Leonard Turner, Caries Turner, Clyde Turner, Bonnie Turner and Benny Turner, me sisters, Nellie Earnest and Lois Edwards; and one grandson, Timothy Swindle.

Pallbearers will be Curry Harsin, Randy Reeves, Charles Dismuke, Shannon Hughes, Stephen Darwin, Marvin Chamblee, Donny McKay, Dennis McKay, Dared Chamblee and Jeremy Swindle.

Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Mantachie Church of Christ and Lester Magers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time Sunday at the funeral home in Mantachie.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mantachie Church of Christ Building Fund, 5410 Highway 383, Mantachie, Miss. 38855.

 

DORA TURNER

TISHOMINGO - Dora Turner, 95, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at her home. She was a member of South Crossroads Baptist Church. She enjoyed growing flowers and was known as the "Flower Lady" because she gave her flowers to everyone she knew.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at South Crossroads Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Ryan and Bro. Allen Jones officiating. Burial will be in South Crossroads Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, James Turner of Tishomingo and Jerry Turner of Millington, Tenn.; four daughters, Artie B. Cox, Bettie Sue Moore and Faye Lovelace, all of Tishomingo, and Mary Belle Dick of Iuka; two brothers, J.C. Floyd of Millington, Tenn., and Rex Floyd of Arlington, Tenn.; two sisters, Gaye Grimes and Lettie O'Bryant, both of Iuka; 30 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe Turner, and a son, Roshell Turner.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be at the church until service time today.

Memorials may be made to the South Crossroads Cemetery Fund.

 

FLAVERS TURNER

CORINTH - Flavers Lee Turner, 91, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at his home. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer and a District 1 county worker for 30 years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Phillip Caples and the Rev. Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Turner of Corinth; a son, David Turner and wife, Peggy, of Corinth; two daughters, Gloria Roberts and husband, David, and Susan Talley and husband, Jimmy, all of Corinth; three brothers, Hillie Turner, Clayton Turner and Price Turner, all of Corinth; four sisters, Lillie Franks of Blytheville, Ark., Lelar Lawson of Romance, Ark., Lois Briesacher of Belleville, Ill., and Ella Grimes of Corinth; his grandchildren, Robin Turner of Memphis, Karen Reader, Mark Talley, Todd Talley and Ashley Chastang, all of Corinth; his great-grandchildren, Josh and Elizabeth Harvey, Samantha and Sara Talley, Erika and Lauren Talley, and Rachel Chastang.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Sallie Turner; two brothers, Leo Turner and Benton Turner; and three sisters, Velma Duckworth, Irene Turner and Bessie Rickman.

Pallbearers will be Todd Talley, Mark Talley, Josh Harvey, Wayne Chastang, W. G. Nelms and Ricky Turner.

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

 

FLAVERS TURNER

CORINTH - Havers Lee Turner, 91, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at his home. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer and a District 1 county worker for 30 years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Phillip Caples and the Rev. Warren Jones officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Turner of Corinth; a son, David Turner and wife, Peggy, of Corinth; two daughters, Gloria Roberts and husband, David, and Susan Talley and husband, Jimmy, all of Corinth; three brothers, Hillie Turner, Clayton Turn­er and Price Turner, all of Corinth; four sis­ters, Lillie Franks of Blytheville, Ark., Lelar Lawson of Romance, Ark., Lois Briesacher of Belleville, Ill., and Ella Grimes of Corinth; his grandchildren, Robin Turner of Memphis, Karen Reader, Mark Talley, Todd Talley and Ashley Chastang, all of Corinth; his great-grandchildren, Josh and Elizabeth Harvey, Samantha and Sara Talley, Erika and Lauren Talley, and Rachel Chastang.

He was preceded in death by his par­ents, Frank and Sallie Turner; two broth­ers, Leo Turner and Benton Turner; and three sisters, Velma Duckworth, Irene Turner and Bessie Rickman.

Pallbearers will be Todd Talley, Mark Talley, Josh Harvey, Wayne Chastang, W.G. Nelms and Ricky Turner.

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

 

HERBERT E. TURNER JR.

CORINTH - Herbert E. Turner Jr., 69, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a welder and machinist for Kings Manufacturing for 15 years. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and enjoyed fishing and doing mechanic work.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Staton Rorie officiating with Dr. Randy Bostick presenting the eulogy. Burial will be in the Corinth National Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Delphia Turner of Rienzi; four sons, Robert E. Turner and wife, Fran, and George Turner and wife, Janet, all of Corinth, Tim Turner and Harold Turner and wife, Kelly, all of Rienzi; four daughters, Debbie Wheeler and husband, Mack, and Beverly Reed and husband, Len, all of Corinth, Rose Ellen Turner and Marilyn Kay Huggins and husband, Eddie, all of Rienzi; 21 grandchildren, Jason Turner, David Turner, Robbie Turner, Georganna Turner, Beverly Reed, Christopher Reed, Brian Reed, Terra Gilley, Bubba Gilley, Michael L. Wheeler, Courtany turner, Corey, Turner, Mary Turner, Brittney Windham, Chris Hastings, Angela Hastings, Josh Lewis, Stephanie Huggins, Tiffany Huggins, Scottie Huggins and Jennifer Huggins; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Elbert Turner and wife, Doris, of Alabama; one sister, Sandra Houston and husband, Thomas, of Horn Lake.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Taylor Turner; his father, Herbert E. Turner Sr.; and one sister, Joyce Hutcheson.

His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and on Monday from 10 a.m. until service time.

 

JANE WORD TURNER

TUPELO - Jane Theodosia Word Turner, 87, died at her home at Methodist Senior Services, Traceway Manor in Tupelo. She was born July 2, 1916, in the Wren community of Monroe County to Thomas Lawler word and Corinne Williams Word. She graduated from Wren High School and attended Mississippi State College for Women. She married Emmons Turner Jr. on Oct. 26, 1935. She lived in Tupelo, where she was the society editor for the Daily Journal and an active member of the First United Methodist Church. After moving to Booneville in 1948 she was an active member of the Booneville First United Methodist Church, where she was superintendent of the children's division, Bible School director, Administrative Board member and Sunday school teacher. She also served in many offices of the local and district United Methodist Women. She was a member of the Federated Women's Club, the Inter-Civic Club Council, and the Friends of the Library in both Booneville and Tupelo. She was a Cub Scout den mother and was instrumental in the formation of the Booneville High School Band Parents Association. In 1991 she was named Booneville's Outstanding Citizen of the Year. She was a volunteer worker with United Way, Easter Seals, March of Dimes, Heart Association and Multiple Sclerosis Association. She served on the Booneville Library Board for 40 years and the Northeast Regional Library Board for 25 years, serving as chairman for five years. In 1976 the Mississippi Library Association honored her with the Golden Book Award for her outstanding promotion of library awareness and library service. She was instrumental in creating the George E. Allen Library, Booneville's first library, as well as the original Booneville City Park in the early 1950s. After returning to Tupelo in 1991, she was active in the First United Methodist Church of Tupelo, the Mutual Culture Club and the Peripatetic Club. Known for her "green thumb," she enjoyed gardening, flowers, feeding birds, and all of nature. A beloved wife and mother, a devoted friend, and a faithful church and community servant, she loved her family, her church, her friends and her community.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo with the Rev. Bill McAlilly officiating, and the Rev. Bill Carroll, the Rev. W.L. Wallace, the Rev. E.S. Furr, the Rev. Herschel Wiygul and the Rev. Roy McAlilly officiating. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a son, David E. Turner III and wife, Joanne, of Danville, Calif.; a daughter, Mary Jane Barnett and husband, Charles, of Corinth; a brother, Max Word and wife, Frances "Sis" of Okolona; a sister-in-law, Cherry Word of Okolona; two stepgrandchildren, Sherra Holcombe and husband, Rickey, of Corinth, and Charles "Chuck" Barnett and wife, Carolyn, of Memphis; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Adam and Kyle Holcombe of Corinth, and Kaitlin and Madeline Barnett of Memphis; six nieces, Janice Cain of Tupelo, Dena Doss of Okolona, Frances Borromeo and husband, Vic, of Madison, Jane Allen Thompson and husband, Jack, of Birmingham, Ann Crandall Sloan and husband, Ham, of Raleigh, N.C.; seven nephews, Bert Hollingsworth and wife, Linda, of Mobile, Ala., Rodney Hollingsworth and wife, Linda, and Tom Hollingsworth and wife, Jan, all of Arcadia, Fla., Tommy Word and wife, Suzanne, of West Point, William Word of Houston, Herbert Word and wife, Joanie, of Okolona, Bowen Crandall of Washington D.C.; a host of great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, David Emmons Turner Jr.; her parents; a brother, Thomas "T" Word Jr.; and a sister, Mildred Word Hollingsworth.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time today at the church.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 854, Tupelo MS 38802; First United Methodist Church, 400 W. Church St., Booneville MS 38829; United Methodist Senior Services, 2800 W. Main St., Tupelo MS 38801; or George E. Allen Library, 404 W. Church St., Booneville MS 38829.

 

JOSEPH W. TURNER SR.

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas - Joseph W. Turner Sr. died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Saltillo. He was a retired minister and a member of the DAV.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Jeter & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Dallas, Texas. Burial will follow at the D/FW National Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Dennis Turner of Huntington Beach, Calif., Joseph W. Turner Jr. of Memphis and Todd Turner of Tupelo; two daughters, Dolores Turner of Campbell, Texas, and Karen Turner Nordyke of Seattle, Wash.; six brothers, Bill Turner of San Antonio, Texas, Ray Turner of Royce City, Texas, Hugh Turner of Dallas, Texas, Roger Turner of Memphis, Gene Turner of Seattle, Wash. and Rodney Turner of Wisconsin; five sisters, Syble DeVaughn, Delta Mae Clayton and Virginia French, all of Tupelo, Agnes Shedd of Memphis and Sue Hendrix of Canton, Texas; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 

KEN TURNER

TUPELO - Ken Turner, 56, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. He was a native of Lee County and a resident of the Tupelo area most of his life. He was an insurance sales representative and a member of the Skyline Church of Christ. He enjoyed cooking and being involved in politics.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Minister Buster Kingsley officiating. Burial will be in the Priceville Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Kenney Turner II and wife, Camilla, of Fulton and Jason Woodard and wife, Carol, of Fulton; a sister, Dianne McGee and husband, Dennis, of Booneville; a niece, Candy Walls and husband, Jody, of Pontocola; a nephew, A.J. Ellis of Pontocola; five grandsons, two graet-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Olene Turner, and a sister, Sandy Ellis.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today.

 

LAURA TURNER

BURNSVILLE - Laura Turner, 66, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at the Tishomingo Community Living Center. She was a member of the Antioch Freewill Baptist church and was formerly employed at Genesco for over 20 years. She enjoyed taking care of and cooking for her family.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Antioch Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Junior Jones officiating. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Payton O. Turner of Burnsville; four daughters, Charlotte Lambert and her husband, Marty, of Michie, Tenn., Patricia Hudson and her husband, David, of Burnsville, Shelia Ruth Messer and her husband, John of Anchorage, Alaska, and Shelby Joyce Thigpen and her husband, Edward, of Corinth; one brother, Tereal Spoon and his wife, Christine, of Burnsville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Hudson, Elbert Spoon, Harold Bray, Tommy Spoon, Alvia Blakney and Bobby Elliott. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Kelly Segars, Dr. Scott Segars, Mike Carpenter and Hershel Whitaker.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Spoon.

 

MACK CARLTON TURNER

Mack Carlton Turner, 56, of Burnsville, died Saturday, February 5, 2000 after an extended illness.  He was n retired auto mechanic and a member of the Pentecostal denomination. He was preceded in death by his parents; James Dillard and Lazulla Turner of Mantachie and one brother; Kenneth Turner of Mantachie.

Mr. Turner is survived by his wife Lessel Turner of Burnsville; 3 sons, Jimmy Mack Turner and wife Tami of New Site, Ms, Mickey Turner and wife Kelly of Okeechobee, FL and Scotty Turner of New Site, Ms.: 2 daughters, Malisa Sweat and husband Titus of Okeechobee, FL. and Loretta Floyd and husband Scott of Burnsville, Ms.; 2 stepsons, Jackie Bullock and wife Kim of Horn Lake, Ms and Larry Bullock and wife Marie of Laurel, Ms, 1 brother Buddy Joe Turner of Ryanswell Community and 7 grandchildren.

Visitation starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at Cutshall Funeral Home and will continue until service time.

Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, February 7, 2000 at Rowland Mills Baptist Church with Bro. James Jackson and Bro. Larry Vandiver officiating.  Burial will be in Rowland Mills Cemetery.

 

MARIE TURNER

MANTACHIE - Marie Roberts Turner, 94, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at her home after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of the Tombigbee Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Castor Buse and Bro. Buddy Rushing officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include six daughters, Addie Pitts, Betty Johnson and Annie Bea Johnson, all of Mantachie, Mae Johnson and husband, Johnny, of Fulton, and Ann Williams and Lucille Franks, both of Baldwyn; four sons, Doug Turner and wife, Doris, of Guntown, Auther Turner of Lake Villas, Ill., and Charles "Pete" Turner and wife, Quilla, and Dale Turner and wife, Judy, all of Mantachie; 39 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, 29 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Ollie Roberts; her husband, Harley Turner; a daughter, Louise Pate; and two sons, E.C. Turner and Lincoln Turner.

Pallbearers will be John Johnson, Rodney Turner, William Johnson, Marty Johnson, Scotty Pettigo and Jason Smith.

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

 

MICHAEL KEVIN TURNER

IUKA - Michael Kevin Turner, 40, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, in Burnsville. He was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Iuka. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling and reading, and loved animals.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Spring Hill Cemetery with Bro. William Lambert and Bro. Dwayne Whitehurst officiating. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his mother, Jean Turner of Iuka; a brother, Anthony Turner of Iuka; three aunts, Montez Bryant and Sybil Hodge, both of Iuka, and Naomi Johnson of Tuscumbia, Ala.; a niece, Jennifer Turner of Melbourne, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Pitts Turner, and a brother, Timothy Wayne Turner.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

 

OTIS EDWARD TURNER

BALDWYN - Otis Edward Turner, 62, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Sept. 11, 1941, in Greenville, S.C. to the late Marvin and Annie Lee McBee Turner. He was a 1960 graduate of the Roger School and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was an employee of Valley Mould Corp. in Youngstown, Ohio. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid bowler in many leagues in Youngstown, Ohio. He was a former member of New Bethel Baptist Church. After moving to Booneville in October 2000, he united with Ruben Chapel CME Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruben Chapel CME Church with the Rev. Lawrence McKenzie officiating. Burial will be in the Ruben Chapel Cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jean Welch Turner of Booneville; two daughters, Yolanda Turner and husband, Lenard, of Booneville, and Clara Welch and husband, Paul, of Youngstown, Ohio; a son, Tyrone Welch and wife, Jackie, of Baldwyn; a brother, Marvin Turner of Youngstown, Ohio; two sisters, Dorothy M. Turner and husband, Jake, and Annie Wilson, all of Youngstown, Ohio; his mother-in-law, Julia B. Welch of Booneville; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 1 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 before services Thursday.

 

PRENTISS TURNER SR.

CORINTH - Prentiss Lane Turner Sr., 63, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at his residence. He was born May 12, 1940, in the Gift community to the late Arthur and Mallie Smith Turner. He was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church. He was a retired contractor and farmer. He loved spending time with friends and family.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Coleman Funeral Home Family Chapel with the Rev. Pete Wooley and the Rev. Philip Caples officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Mary Reese Turner of Corinth; three sons, Keith Turner and his wife, Glenda, of Clarksville, Tenn., Michael Turner Sr. and Prentiss L. "Buddy" Turner Jr., both of Corinth; one daughter, Vickie T. Lewis and her husband, Tom, of Corinth; two sisters, Marjorie Ruth Price and her husband, Earl, of North Port, Fla., and Linda Sanders and her husband, Larry, of Corinth; 11 grandchildren, Prentiss Lane III and Arthur Reid Turner, both of Saltillo, Heather Pike of Baldwyn, Amanda Turner, Michael Turner Jr., and Chelsea Lewis, all of Corinth, Brandon Turner, Prentiss, Dustin, Lucas and Jackson Turner, all of Clarksville, Tenn.; four nephews, Ronald Dunn, Bill Sanders and Eddy Sanders, all of Corinth, and Mitch Wilbanks of Hernando; his sister-in-law, Betty King and her husband, Curtis, of Booneville.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, nephews and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be David Turner, Jackie Smith, Otis Briggs, Max Butler, Johnny Matlock and Billy Loyd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Betty Sue Turner, his mother-in-law, Leola Robinson Storey; and his sister-in-law, Vera Henderson.

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

 

SANDY TURNER

SALTILLO - Sandy Ramsey Turner, 42, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a graduate of Baldwyn High School, a clerk at Herring's Quick Man and a Baptist.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dale Carr officiating. Burial will be in the Prentiss Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include her father, Charles Wayne Ramsey, and his wife, Jean, of Tupelo; her mother, Phylis Tomlinson of Charleston, Tenn.; three sisters, Debbie Weant of Saltillo, and Pat Putt and Debbie Travis, both of Tupelo; one brother, Mike Ramsey of Indianapolis, Ind.; two aunts, Marie Jones of Guntown and Louise Burrow of Tupelo; a special cousin, Brad Jones of Settle.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Marguerite Ramsey

Pallbearers will be Johnny Travis, Tim Puff, Phillip Hanley, Larry Henley, Brad Jones and Mike Stahl.

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

 

TOM BENTON TURNER

CORINTH - Tom Benton Turner, 96, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at the Corinth Health and Rehab Center. He was of the Church of Christ. He was a farmer and retired from Mississippi Coastal Chemical Company in New Albany.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Taft Nethery and the Rev. Tony Morrow officiating. Burial will be in the Holly Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Bettye Hardin of Corinth; four brothers, Flavers Turner, Hillie Turner, Price Turner and Clayton Turner, all of Corinth; four sisters, Ella Grimes of Corinth, Lillie Franks of Blytheville, Ark., Lois Marshall of Missouri and Lelar Lawson of Searcy, Ark.; four grandchildren, Teresa Roach McClung and her husband, Roy, Betty Roach Cartwright and her husband, Hoyt, Melanie Turner Lee and her husband, Robert, and Donnie Turner; four great-grandchildren, Keenan McClung, Keifer McClung, Rebecca Lee and Daniel Lee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, of 62 years, Lucille Derryberry Turner, his sons, Billy Terrell Turner and Donald Turner; his parents, Frank and Sally Turner; his brother, Leo Turner; his sisters, Irene Turner, Bessie Rickman ad Velma Duckworth; one daughter-in-law, Carolyn Huff Turner; and two sons-in-law, Billy Roach and John Hardin.

 

UNA JOHNSEY TURNER

Una Johnsey Turner, 68, of Corinth, died June 29, 1999 at Magnolia Regional Health Center.

Funeral services were held July 1 at the Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro. Sammy McMillian officiating. Burial was at the Lebanon Church Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Turner was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Price "Pud" Turner of Corinth; a son, Rickey Turner and his wife Linda of Corinth; two daughters, Sherri and her husband H. C. Bates of Corinth; Debbie Turner of Corinth; a brother, Billy Joe Johnsey of Tupelo; two sisters, Peggy Lancaster,, of Rienzi and Eunice Moore of Hattiesburg, Ms.; four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother Bobby Johnsey and sister Ouida Johnsey.

Pallbearers were Chad Johnsey, Chris Ramey, Fred Lancaster, David Turner, Joe Turner and Leamon Talley.

 

FREDDY TURVAVILLE

BOONEVILLE - Freddy Wayne Turvaville, 59, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Aug. 27, 1945, in Tishomingo County to Carl and Lois Milam Turvaville. He grew up in the Moore's Mill community of Tishomingo County. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ. He was a truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed turkey hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Ministers Haskell Sparks and Steve Hodgins officiating. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Harris Turvaville, whom he married Feb. 12, 1970; his mother, Lois Turvaville of Hammond, Ind.; a brother, Jimmy Dale Turvaville and fiancee, Sherry, of Hammond, Ind.; two sisters, Margaret A. Kleiman and husband, Richard, of New Palestine, Ind., and Mary Von Thigpen of Memphis; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Benny Turvaville.

Pallbearers will be Roy Green, Terry Moore, Teddy DeVaughn, Charles Twitty, Larry Harris, James Thornton, Wade Wilson and Paul Jackson.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Memorials may be made to the Cancer Center Patient Care Fund, ATTN Cindy Edwards, 990 S. Madison St., Tupelo, MS 38801.

 

VON RAY TURVAVILLE

BOONEVILLE - Von Ray Turvaville, 72, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was a retired truck driver and a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kevin Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn and Reena; two step-daughters, Valarie and Donna; five sons, Michael, Mitch, Mark, Von Ray Jr. and M. B. Turvaville; one stepson, Freddie; one brother, Trenton Turvaville and wife, Betty, of Booneville; one niece, Becky Hatfield and husband, Keith, of Booneville; one great-niece, Morgan Hatfield; one great-nephew, Trenton Brock Turvaville; 11 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hosie B. and Zula Willis Turvaville.

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

 

AGNES H. TUTOR

Mrs. H. N. (Agnes H.) Tutor, 79, of 1003 Washington St., Booneville, died Saturday, Sept. 28, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after a brief illness.

Services were Sunday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. at McMillan Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Bill Duncan officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Mrs. Tutor was the widow of H. N. Tutor. Mrs. Tutor, a retired school teacher, taught school from 1923 to 1971. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. W. T. (Jane T.) Rutledge of Booneville; three brothers, Dudley Houpt of Tunica, Noel Houpt of Randolph, and Carl Houpt of Marks; two sisters, Idell Tutor of Pontotoc and Erline Bullard of Bruce; and two grandchildren.

 

JAMES TUTOR

PONTOTOC - James Lee Tutor, 75, died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. He was a retired building superintendent at the First Baptist Church, where he worked for more than 30 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pontotoc, where he was a member of the building committee and the Monday morning prayer breakfast group.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Pontotoc with Dr. Ken Hester and Bro. Charles Stubblefield officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Tutor of Pontotoc; a son, James Michael "Mike" Tutor and wife, Delese, of Booneville; four sisters, Ruby Jean Oswalt and Mary Ruth Pettit, both of Pontotoc, Bobby Nell Pettit of Lambert and Pattie Sue Baker of Courtland; two brothers, Wayne Tutor of Randolph and Glen Tutor of San Antonio, Texas; three grandchildren, Tyler, Allison and Andrew Tutor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Ruby Onsby Tutor; three sisters, Robbie Faye Calvert, Shirley Ann Stripling and Shelby Louise Allen; and a brother, Billy Van Tutor.

Pallbearers will be Hiram Palmertree, Joey Oswalt, Drew Waldrop, Gary Pettit, Larry Young, George Higginbotham.

Honorary pallbearers will be the men's prayer breakfast group from the First Baptist Church.

Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 13 Washington St., Pontotoc MS 38863.

 

RUBY TUTOR

CORINTH - Ruby Ann Curry Tutor, 85, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at the Corinth Health and Rehab. She was a member of East Corinth Church of Christ. She enjoyed attending church and flowers, and she loved her family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Magnolia Funeral Home's Chapel of Memories with Earl Case officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Glen.

Survivors include three sons, John W. Tutor Sr. and wife, Shirley, of Glen, Jimmy C. Tutor and wife, Bettye, of Corinth, and Stephen D. Tutor and wife, Barbara, of Selmer, Tenn.; six grandchildren, John Tutor Jr., Connie Andresen and husband, Bob, Stacey Burcham, Ronald Tutor, Stephanie Tutor and Brad Tutor; three stepgrandchildren, Wanda Melton and husband, Jerry, Kim Wilson, and Todd Wilson and wife, Laura; eight great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Curry and wife, Katie, of Tupelo and Hugh Curry and wife, Dot, of Houston; four sisters, Ethel Obar of Houston, Vernece Robbins and husband, Rush, of Tupelo, and Mary Williams and Audrey Hatley, both of Corinth; special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Edmond King; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Bradford Tutor; her father, Thomas Dallas "Boss" Curry; her mother, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clements Curry; two brothers, Bill Curry and wife, Mary, and Joe Curry and wife, Rebecca; a sister, Eddie Curry; three brothers-in-law, Jody Obar, Charles Christian and Fred Hatley.

Pallbearers will be Rusty Curry, Joey Lawson, Thomas McNich, Robert Wren, Jerry Melton and George Hale.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Sunday.

 

MRS. LELIA INEZ PHILLIPS G. TWICHELL

Mrs. Lelia Inez Phillips G. Twichell 100, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 1999, at Bayside Convalescent Center in Poquoson, Va.

A memorial service was conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, by Dr. George L. Oehler at the R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Twichell was born in Booneville. She was a Peninsula resident for the past 23 years; after moving from Evansville, Ind. Mrs. Twichell attended the First Presbyterian Church of Hampton and was a member of Circle 2. Creative in all of her endeavors, the hobbies she loved included crocheting, needlepoint, painting and photography. Her photographs exhibited in the Photographic Society of America won many awards. Her artistic talents greatly enriched the lives of those around her.

Her husband, Edwin Worth Gardner Sr., died in 1934. Her late husband, Howard W. Twichell, died in 1976.

She is survived by her son, Edwin W. Gardner Jr. of Hampton; two grandchildren, Karen Gardner of New York and Susan Kiemer of Portsmouth; and a great-granddaughter, Erin Kiemer.

 

AUDIE MAE TWITTY

Audie Mae Twitty passed away Saturday, November 20 at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Ms.  Mrs. Twitty was 78 years old.

She had served on the Board of the Friends Organization for the North Mississippi Regional Center. Mrs. Twitty was a Christian, a homemaker, and a devoted mother.  She was proceeded in death by a son, Loomis M. Twitty Jr., Mrs. Twitty is survived by 4 daughters: Brenda Joyce of Schaumberg, IL, Mae Taylor of Iuka, Ms, Sue Twitty Bivens, Corinth, Ms, and Anne Holder, Cairo, Ms: 5 sons: Wayne Twitty of Bellwood, IL, Charles Twitty and Royal Twitty of Iuka, Ms, Randy Twitty of Tishomingo, Ms and Jerry Lynn Twitty of Oxford Ms: 2 sisters; Euda Miller of Cairo, Ms and Mary Whitfield of Belmont, Ms.  Mrs. Twitty leaves 23 Grandchildren and 18 Great Grandchildren.  The Grandsons will be pallbearers.

Visitation will continue at Cutshall Funeral Home until service time.  Funeral service will be on Monday November 22, at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Franky Smith and Bro. Steve Corbett will officiate.  Interment will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

 

 

RITA HOLDER TWITTY

Rita Holder Twitty, 44, of Tishomingo, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

Services were Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. at Forrest Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby Massey and Bro. D. W. Jones officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Twitty was a former employee of the Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home in Iuka and was also a former plant manager of Irvin B. Schwabe in Paden. She was a member of Forrest Grove Missionary Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was loved by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ola Mae Holder.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Randy Twitty of Tishomingo; one son, Scott Twitty and his wife, Candace, of Camp LeJeune, N. C.; one daughter, Sarah Hammock and her husband, Kelvin, of Tishomingo; two grandchildren, Hunter Twitty and Haley Hammock; her parents, Hassell and Maxine Holder of Cairo; three brothers and their wives, Bonnie and Anne Holder and Gary and Dorothy Holder, all of Cairo and Eddie and Annette Holder of Rogersville, Ala.; one sister, Marsha Holder of Cairo; two grandmothers, Essie Mae Engle and Ola Holder, both of Cairo; a special friend, Jo Ann Young of Tishomingo; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Scott Harper, Wayne Enlow, Jim Lowery, David Webb, Ronald Lambert and Bobby Lowery. Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Holder and Tim Twitty.

 

ELDER JOHNNIE TYES

BALDWYN - Elder Johnnie E. Tyes, 86, died Saturday, May 7, 2005, at his home in Baldwyn. He was born Jan. 1, 1919, to the late Lacey and Arter Tyes. He was the founder and pastor of Lighthouse Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. He was the leader of the singing group The Spiritual Travelers of Corinth and a member of The Pentecostal Harmonizers. He was employed by the East Ohio Gas Company for 24 years. He enjoyed hunting.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Deliverance Center in Baldwyn with Elder Charlie Ray Tyes 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 of 64 years, Magnolia Tyes of Baldwyn; five daughters, Betty Stacey and Eva Vern (Tim) Campbell of Flint, Mich., Marjorie Price of Euclid, Ohio, Loletha Day of Columbia, Tenn., and Darlene Bearden of Cleveland, Ohio; four sons, Paul Tyes of New York, Johnny (Brenda) Tyes of Baldwyn, Adrain Tyes of Cleveland, Ohio, and William (Brenda) Tyes of Guntown; two sisters, Juanita Welch of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and Virgie Martin of Iuka; two brothers, Otis Tyes of Atlanta, Ga., and Edward Tyes of Blue Mountain; 31 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Charles Tyes; two grandsons, Lair Stacey and William Webb; a great-granddaughter, Tisha Davis; and six brothers and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 1 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 before services.

 

GORDEN TYRA

BOONEVILLE - Gorden M. Tyre, 61, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born Jan 30, 1939, in Prentiss County to M C and Moyese Gann Tyra. He graduated from Marietta High School, and served in the Mississippi Army National Guard He was the co owner of Gold Bond Pest Control for 31 years. For many years he worked with the teenagers at the Booneville Church of Christ, where he was a deacon for 25 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and fawn work.

Services will be at 3 p m. Sunday at Booneville Church of Christ mite Minister Doug Greenway and Minister Ronnie Livingston officiating Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Paik McMillan Funeral Home is in clam, of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Martha Floyd Tyra of Booneville; one daughter, Army T. Blaylock of Booneville; his mother, Moyese T. Hunkapiller of Booneville his mother  in law, Ruth Bolton Flood of Booneville; one sister, Linda T Shirley, and her husband. Jim, of Marietta; four stepsisters, Marie Timmons of Millington, Tenn., Violet Marsh of Atlanta, Ga. Gretchen Tidwell and her husband, Carl, of Cummings, Ga. and Betty Johnson of Atlanta; four grandchildren, Nicole and Justin Blaylock, and Christy and Amanda Jackson, all of Booneville two nieces, Sonja Smith and her husband, Harold, of Marietta, and Suzette Indris and her husband, William III, of Leesville, La, one great nephew, Kyle Smith of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by lie father, M. G. Tyre, and his stepfather James E, Hunkapiller.

Pallbearers will be the deacon, and elders of the Booneville Church of Christ

Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Gold Bond Pest Control.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today and until 2:30 p.m. Sunday of the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Sonny brook Children's Home. c/o Booneville Church of Christ, PO Box, 28, Booneville MS 38829.

 

 

JOE TYRA

BALDWYN - Joe Tyra, 68, died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at his home. He was a retired employee of Day-Brite Lighting and a Baptis

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Dempsey Rowland and Bro. Tony smith officiating. Burial will be in Kirkville Cemeter

Survivors include two daughters, Patti Tyra Reed of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and Rita Johnson Sheffield of Tupelo; three sons, Dan Tyra and Joey Tyra, both of Baldwyn, and David Tyra of Fulton; five grandchildren, Amy Johnson Hill, Trae Reed, Danielle Reed, Jessica Tyra and Brady Tyra; two great-grandchildren, Drew Hill and Emma Kate Hill; two sisters, Annette Hill and Nadine Justice, both of Mantachie; three brothers, Clovis Tyra of Tupelo, Sammy Tyra of Baldwyn and Clifford Tyra of Terrell, Texas; a special friend, Irva Thomas; a special niece, Marie Tyr

Pallbearers will be Dan Tyra, Trae Reed, Bobby Tyra, Marlas Hill and Earney Sheffiel

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Frida

 

HAZEL TYSON

CORINTH - Hazel Lowrey Tyson, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at her home. She was a retired nurse's aide for Magnolia Regional Health Center with 28 years of service. She was a member of Holly Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and working in her flower garden. She loved her family and friends.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Dr. Randy Bostick officiating. Burial will be in Corinth National Cemetery.

Survivors include three sons, Thomas Tyson Jr., and Tim Tyson and wife, Sherry, all of Corinth, and Rickey Tyson of Walnut; two daughters, Gloria Greenhaw and husband, Orlando, and Connie Bivens and husband, Rusty, all of Corinth; seven grandchildren, Stephen Tyson, Honey Stivers and husband, Robert, Tonya Tyson, Dustin Bivens, Brittany Tyson, Cody Tyson and Nikki Bivens; three great-grandchildren, Christpher Tyson, Kayla Tyson and Kristin Stivers; a brother, Jack Lowrey and wife, Addie, of Corinth; two sisters, Betty Crowe of Corinth, and Carline Sparks and husband, Wilson, of Destin, Fla.; a special friend, Paula Holder; her caregivers, Superior Home Health/Hospice.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Thomas Hilton Tyson; her father, Carl Edward Owen Lowrey; her mother, Irene Goddard Lowrey; and a daughter-in-law, Towana Waldon Tyson.

Pallbearers will be James Lowrey, Don Sparks, Harold Holder, Jimmy Tate Waldon, Jeff Bobo and Noel Tyson.

Visitation will continue from 11 a.m. to service time today.

 

WILLIE B. TYSON

CORINTH - Willie B. Tyson, 80, died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at the North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 12, 1924, in New Hope, Tenn., to the late Willie W. and Versie Huggins. She was an active member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. She was previously employed by Weaver Pants, Wurlitzer Company and ITT Telecomm, and most importantly she cared for her family and enjoyed gardening.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hank Storey officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, James Lee Tyson of Corinth; two sons and their wives, James David and Rita Tyson of Pontotoc and Donas Gene and Sandra Tyson of Corinth; two daughters and their husbands, Shirley and Mike Lewis and Annette and Mike Young, all of Corinth; one sister, Mary Ruth Tyson of Corinth; her grandchildren and spouses, Greg (Shea) Tyson, Rodney Tyson, Sylvia "Tootles" (Paul) Moore, Jennifer (Casey) Bingham, Lesley (Nick) Bain, Lana Lewis, Andy (Michelle) Tyson, Jessica (Bryan) Jones; her great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Anna Tyson, Bradley Bingham, Jay and Tyler Moore; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Voneda Bonds and Bonetha Newcomb; two brothers, Buford Huggins and Hubert Huggins.

Pallbearers will be Greg Tyson, Rodney Tyson, Ricky Newcomb, Billy Wayne Tyson, Jerry Tyson, Phil Atkins and Jackie Atkins.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from noon until 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 58 CR 713, Corinth, MS 38834.

 

 

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