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Billy Jones

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Billy Jones, 58, died Friday, Sept. 19, 1997, at the Bay Front Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was a drywall finisher, a Protestant and a 22-year member of Sunshine Lodge F&AM of Gulfport, Fla.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Grady Davidson officiating. Burial will be in the Dorsey Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mavis Jones of St. Petersburg; two daughters, Anita Dreyer and her husband, Paul, and Sherry O'Brien and her husband, Thomas, all of St. Petersburg; four brothers, Jim Jones, Jerry Jones and Joe Jones, all of Tremont, and Lowell Jones of Winthrop Harbor, Ill.; two sisters, Polly Marsh of Michigan and Mary Pederson of Tremont; five grandchildren, Sarah Dreyer, Benjamin Dreyer, Amy Dreyer, Katelyn O'Brien and Taylor O'Brien.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael Thomas Jones.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mary Sue Hamilton

HOULKA Mary Sue Hamilton, 63, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a member of Second Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church in Houlka with the Rev. Henry Conaway officiating. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include four sisters, Judy Hamilton and Jimmie Griffin, both of Houlka, Lula Gaston of Tupelo and Oletha Watson of Buffalo, N.Y.; one brother, James Hamilton of Houlka.

She was preceded in death by her father, Sam B. Hamilton; her mother, Maggie Forshee Hamilton; two sisters, Patty A. Harris and Darlene Hamilton; and two brothers, James Wilson and Willie Sam Hamilton.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Harris, Ronald Griffin, Dennis Griffin, James Griffin, L.S. Harris and Korean Hopson.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. A wake will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Maurene Anderson

RANDOLPH Maurene M. Anderson, 82, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Randolph Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Randolph Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Epting and the Rev. C.C. Ritchie Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Carey Springs Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Yvonne A. McCarter of Schaumburg, Ill., and Joni A. Creech and Joyce A. Passmore, both of Tupelo; one son, Kent M. Anderson of Randolph; three sisters, Pauline Jackson of Alabama, Willie Mae Davis of Michigan and Nancy Lippincott of Scobie; one brother, Earl Maxey of Bellefontaine; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon today. The body will lie in state at the church from 12:30 p.m. until service time today.

Verdie Braddock

RIPLEY Verdie Welch Braddock, 94, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, at her home. She was owner of Braddock's Store in Ripley for 52 years. She was on the Board of Directors at the Bank of Falkner for 30 years, a member of Ripley Garden Club, Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Merchants Association. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Ripley, where she taught Sunday school and was in the choir for 60 years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Ripley with Bro. Grant Clark, Bro. Dan Kong and Bro. Bill Baker officiating. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Emma Marie Braddock of Ripley, Betty Jo Henry of Canyon, Texas, and Mary Eleanor Kong of Honolulu, Hawaii; one son, Dr. T.N. Braddock Jr. of West Point; one grandson, six granddaughters, four great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, T.N. Braddock Sr.

Pallbearers will be Braddock Jones, Justin Jones, Johnny R. Henry, Rick Poole, Danny Braddock and Ancel Cross.

The body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 202 East Pine St., Ripley, Miss. 38663.

Ruby Sartain

BELMONT Ruby T. Sartain, 86, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at Red Bay Hospital. She was born Oct. 11, 1910, to Louis Franklin Austin and Lucy Campbell Austin in Lydia, Texas. She was a retired housekeeper and a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Dennis Homemakers Club.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Belmont with Bro. Mark Howard and Bro. Roger Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her caregivers, Frank and Margie Brosious of Belmont, and several nieces and nephews in Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A. Sartain; and three sisters, Ruth Murphy, Jeannie Bickers and Susie Winstead.

Pallbearers will be deacons of Calvary Baptist Church.

The body will lie in state at the church today from 5 p.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.

Dell Erb

Dell Erb died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was a native of Chicago, where she lived most of her life. She had lived in Saltillo for the past eight years. She was an employee of Century Cellunet and an active member of the West Jackson Street Baptist Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the West Jackson Street Baptist Church with the Rev. Bert Harper officiating. Burial will be in the Tupelo Memorial Park. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 23 years, Richard John Erb; five daughters, Denise D. Pryde and her husband, Keith, Michelle M. Wilson, Rochelle Erb, Melanie Passaretti and her husband, Lou, and Barbara Erb; five sons, Gregory R. Gallas and his wife, Regina, Glenn E. Gallas and his wife, Trish, David O. Gallas-Erb, Paul R. Erb and Richard J. Erb Jr. and his wife, Sandi; two sisters, Joan Barth and her husband, Robert, and Beverly Scott and her husband, Raymond; 20 grandchildren, Margaret Gallas, Glenn Gallas II, Ashley Gallas, Allison Gallas, Joshua Pryde, Nicholas Pryde, David Gallas-Erb, John Gallas-Erb, Paul R. Erb Jr., Richard Erb, Allenmichael Erb, Jeremy Wilson, Eric Erb, Savannah Erb, Tyler Erb, Charlotte Erb, Carol Erb, Creighton Erb, Kevin Erb and Preston Erb.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Missionary Fund at West Jackson Street Baptist Church, 1349 W. Jackson St., Tupelo, Miss. 38801 or the American Diabetes Association, 16 Northtown Drive, Suite 100, Jackson, Miss. 39211-3058.

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Mr. Kenneth Carnathan

Verona

11 a.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Lee Memorial Park

Mrs. Dell Erb

Tupelo

10 a.m. Friday

West Jackson Street Baptist Church

Tupelo Memorial Park

Mr. Kenneth Rumery

Tupelo

Arrangements incomplete

Rev. Coleman

WEST POINT The Rev. Ruby Lee Coleman, 65, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997, at the Clay County Medical Center. She was a minister of the Pentecostal Church of God for 25 years. She was the daughter of the late Otis and Birdie Perkins.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Nowell-Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Gardner and the Rev. Billy Joe Denton officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Methodist Cemetery in Fern Bank, Ala.

Survivors include her husband, William Q. Coleman of Columbus; one daughter, Sherry Uresti of Grave, Okla.; four sisters, Annie Ruth Gardner of Russellville, Ala., Annette Colvin of Warren, Alaska, Shirley Williams of Columbus and Myra Fry of Colorado Springs, Colo; three brothers, J.W. Perkins and Lannie Perkins, both of Columbus, and the Rev. Lawrence Perkins of Greenwood; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rex Allen Hollis, Patrick Neal Perrigin, Andy Perkins, Timmy Williams, Steven Williams and Tony Allen.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ed Miller, Dr. Andrew Wartak, Kay Coggins, the nursing staff at Clay County Medical Center, and the staff at the West Point Nursing Home.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Julian Busby

IUKA Julian Busby, 87, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at the Iuka Hospital. He was a member and deacon of Hubbard-Salem Church for many years. He was president of the Coleman Park Water Association for 12 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason for 55 years and the owner of Busby's Short Stop for 27 years.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.T. Dexter, the Rev. Allen Osborn and the Rev. Earl Martin officiating. Burial will be in Campground Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Alma "Teenie" Busby of Iuka; one sister, Ruby Smith of Kampton, Ind.; several nieces and nephews.

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

Myrtis C. Harris

IUKA Myrtis C. Harris, 82, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at the Iuka Hospital. She was a member of the Iuka United Methodist Church and the widow of the Rev. Paul W. Harris.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson with Dr. Prentiss Gordon Jr. officiating. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Glenn Ray Harris, and his wife, Dianne, of Iuka; one granddaughter, Christe Rhea Harris of Oxford.

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

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Iuka United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

Henry Hubbert

WINFIELD, Ala. Henry Hubbert, 63, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997. He was born in Marion County, Ala., and lived in the Winfield, Ala., area most of his life. He was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ and a Navy veteran. He was a livestock dealer most of his life.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Church of Christ with Roger Hubbert and Dr. Charles Ballew officiating. Burial will be in the Winfield City Cemetery. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Langley Hubbert of Winfield; his mother, Freda Smith Hubbert of Winfield; a son, Joel Hubbert of Winfield; two daughters, Myra Hubbert and Jamie Price, both of Winfield; two grandsons, Garrett and Austin Price; two brothers, Sam Hubbert of Tupelo and George Hubbert of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Alyce Hubbert of Atlanta, Ga.

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

Mary Woods

BOONEVILLE Mary Franks Woods, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997, at the Magnolia Hospital in Corinth. She was born May 18, 1919, in Prentiss County to Thomas and Mattie Langston Johnson. She was a resident of Ramer, Tenn. She was a retired homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Salts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Russell Hamm officiating. Burial will be in the Hinkle Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Sells of Texas; one son, Charles Mays of Ramer, Tenn.; five sisters, Willodene Lytal of Memphis, Esther Hatfield of Corinth, Octavia Mitchell and Sue Moody, both of Pisgah, and Helen White of Memphis; one brother, James Johnson of Guys, Tenn.; three grandchildren.

John Spencer

MEMPHIS John Spencer, 72, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. He was a custodian for the University of Memphis and a member of Highland Street Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial will be in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.

Survivors include three brothers, Elmo Spencer, Raymond Spencer and Tom Spencer, all of New Albany; one niece, four nephews, four great-nieces, four great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Shelby County Heart Fund.

A.W. Brown

RANDOLPH A.W. Brown, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a retired farmer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Terrell McGregor officiating. Burial will be in Hartwell Tutor Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Shelby Jean Chapman of Randolph; one son, Jerry Brown of Randolph; one sister, Loyce Holloway of Randolph; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Irene Essary

CORINTH Irene Essary died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Corinthian Funeral Home.

Claude Shaw

HOLLY SPRINGS Claude Ernest Shaw, 73, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born Jan. 30, 1924, in Marshall County to John S. and Rose Lee Knighton Shaw. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Church in Laws Hill and a farmer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Laws Hill.

Survivors include four brothers, John H. Shaw, Donald Shaw, Bennie Shaw and Travis Shaw, all of Laws Hill.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Shaw.

Marjorie Winfield

MABEN Marjorie Ann Harris Winfield, 58, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at her home. She was born March 1, 1939, in Webster County. She was a former employee of Mohasco and a member of the First Baptist Church of Eupora.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wise-Nowell Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Burial will be in Montevista Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Murrell of Eupora; two sons, Danny P. Scribner and Sammy Scribner, both of Walthall; one sister, Necie Fuller of Eupora; three grandchildren.

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

Martha B. Price

Martha Brent Price, 91, died Monday, Sept. 22, 1997, at her son's home in Tupelo after a long illness. She was a native of Pike County and lived in Pricedale most of her life until moving to Tupelo four years ago to be near her son. She was born July 19, 1906, to Preston Brent and Gertie Felders Brent. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Pricedale. She was the widow of Clyde Price, who died in 1982.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church in Pricedale. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Lee Memorial Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her son, Harold Price, and his wife, Betty, of Tupelo; four sisters, Julia Alexander, Ida Johnston and Irene Lambert, all of Pricedale, and Rosemary Boyd of New Orleans, La.; six grandchildren, Celeste Price, Wanda Dunaway, David Price, Steve Price, Nancy Bowen and Arnold Price; 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one son, Doyle Price, in 1980.

Pallbearers will be the men of Calvary Baptist Church in Pricedale.

Local visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at the church from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the Harrisburg Baptist Church Building Fund, 1800 W. Main St., Tupelo, Miss. 38801.

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Martha Brent Price

Tupelo

Formerly of Pricedale

3 p.m. Thursday

Calvary Baptist Church

Pricedale

Local visit: 6 to 8 p.m. today

Lee Memorial

Ora Mae Howell

AMORY Ora Mae Howell, 83, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 1997, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Rose of Sharon Church of God in Christ with Elder Jessie L. Hutton officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, James Howell of Amory; four daughters, Marie Williams and Rochelle Gipson, both of Aberdeen, Jamesetta Smith of Hot Springs, Ark., and Andrea Arlene Sanders of Amory; two sisters, Nancy Beard of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Ernestine Williams of Chicago; three foster sons, Carl Jones and Marvin Brown, both of Gary, Ind., and Charles Jones of East Chicago, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A wake will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

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