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Clifton Bailey Sr.

VARDAMAN Clifton Lee Bailey Sr., 83, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the Hillcrest Hospital in Calhoun City. He was born March 17, 1913, in Loyd to William Eliga and Dora Spratlin Bailey. He was a farmer and a retired employee of the Mississippi Wildlife Conservation Office, serving 15 years with the Game and Fish Commission. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Bailey Memorial Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Bailey Memorial Methodist Church with the Rev. E.A. Bailey, the Rev. Smith Whiteside, the Rev. Ben Goodwin, the Rev. Billy McCord and the Rev. D.R. Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Loyd Cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Vardaman is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Lora Lee "Sunshine" Bailey of Vardaman; two sons, Clifton L. "Junior" Bailey Jr., and Tommy L. "Tom" Bailey and his wife, Barbara, all of Vardaman; one granddaughter, Sheba Bailey of Vardaman; one brother, Wilmer A. Bailey of Vardaman.

Pallbearers will be Lewis Bailey, Larry McGregor, Ben Landreth, Durell Landreth, Wendell Lancaster and Rocky Fleming.

The body will lie in state at the church 30 minutes before services.

Grover Kinney Jr.

OXFORD Grover Cleveland Kinney Jr., 70, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He was the retired manager of Pettis Cigar Co and a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church. He served as a Coxswain (CB) in the 134th NCB Navy during World War II.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Oxford-University United Methodist Church with the Rev. Warren Black officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel Joyce Hoffman Kinney of Oxford; three daughters, Elaine Maxey of Decatur, Ala., Christi Cole of Birmingham, Ala., and Beth Dorris of Oxford; one son, Kin Kinney of Oxford; two sisters, Lucille Huggins of Oxford and Mary Ruth Graham of Arkabutla; nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Oxford-University United Methodist Church.

Dale Davis

HOLLY SPRINGS Dale Davis, 94, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. She was a native of Panola County and a former resident of Como. She was a homemaker and a member of Simon Chapel No. 2 M.B. Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Davis.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Simon Chapel No. 2 M.B. Church in Como. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Louise Miller of Chicago; one son, Aguster Davis of Junction City, Kan.; 12 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren.

J.L. Forsythe

MOSCOW, Tenn. J.L. Forsythe, 63, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was a retired barber and employee of Carrier Air Conditioning Co.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church with Bro. Larry Dollar officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Alyce Forsythe of Moscow, Tenn.; two sons, Jacky Forsythe and his wife, Gayle, and James "Pete" Forsythe and his wife, Delalah, all of Walnut; four daughters, Judy E. Gifford and her husband, Billy, of Glen, Janine Bright and her husband, Robert, and Chrissy Lee and her husband, Tommy, all of Corinth, and Jennifer Lynn Forsythe of Moscow, Tenn.; one sister, Mavis Geneva York and her husband, J.N., of Collierville, Tenn.; a nephew, Kenneth Lee York of Collierville, Tenn.; a niece, Sonja Michelle Duke and her husband, Rodney, of Collierville, Tenn.; one great-nephew, Cody York of Collierville, Tenn. ; seven grandchildren, Jason Forsythe, Jacob Forsythe, Brandon Forsythe, Tammy Gifford, Billy Gifford, Michael Bright and Michelle Bright.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Lizzie May Stanley Forsythe; his father, Leon Forsythe; and one sister, Iva Vernice Forsythe.

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

Willis D. Fason

EUPORA Willis D. Fason, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at Webster Health Services in Eupora. He was born July 28, 1906, in Webster County. He was a retired farmer, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Double Springs Baptist Church in Webster County.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. L.C. Smith, the Rev. Jimmy Massey and the Rev. Max Brassfield officiating. Burial will be in Hebron Cemetery in Webster County.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Kimbrough Fason of Eupora; three daughters, Edna M. Hillhouse of Jackson, Jimmie D. Hensler of Pittsburg, Calif., and Shirley A. Avent of Eupora; four sons, Harvey Fason of Collinsville, and Melvin R. Fason, Donald W. Fason and Larry D. Fason, all of Eupora; one sister, Virgie B. McNeer of Jackson; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.

Edna Horne

RIPLEY Edna Horne, 91, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at her home in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.

Claudie Easter Sr.

ABERDEEN Claudie Clayton Easter Sr., 84, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the Aberdeen-Monroe County Hospital. He was born Dec. 28, 1912, in Monroe County to Burley P. and Della Whitaker Easter and lived there his entire life. He was a retired employee of the Aberdeen Public School Bus Shop and a retired truck driver. He attended the Pentecostal church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen with the Rev. William Foster and the Rev. Phillip Wiggington officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Aberdeen.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma Foote Easter of Aberdeen; three daughters, Barbara Miller and her husband, Carlton, and Betty Prestage and her husband, Walter, all of Aberdeen, and Becky Easter of Amory; three sons, Clayton Easter and his wife, Evelyn, of Columbia, S.C., Claudie Easter Jr. and his wife, Judy, of Hamilton, and Phillip Easter of Aberdeen; two sisters, Jewell Ransom and Adell Franklin, both of Aberdeen; two brothers, Buford Easter Sr. and Joe Easter, both of Aberdeen; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Patricia Miller.

Pallbearers will be Joe Allen, Billy Allen, Buford Easter Jr., James Webb, Tim Webb and Daniel Jimenez.

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

Mae Wallace

IUKA Mae Lomenick Wallace, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis, Ark. She was a resident of Marion, Ark., and a former resident of Iuka. She was a retired seamstress and a former employee of the Iuka Shirt Co. She was a member of Snowdown United Methodist Church, where she was a choir member for more than 50 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Wallace.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Snowdown United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brad Hodges officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Eloise Jeffords of Marion, Ark., and Annette Malito of Iuka; two sons, Ray Lomenick of Memphis and Leon Lomenick of Iuka; five stepdaughters, Beulah Parker, Grace Wadkins and Syble Bolton, all of Iuka, Willadean Byrd of Cherokee, Ala., and Dorothy Flynt of Fort Smith, Ark.; one sister, Flora Walker of Iuka; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Trip Lomenick, Bobby Walker, Glen Jackson, Roy Lomenick, Kirk Minor and Jeff Jeffords.

Franklin Renfrow

RIPLEY John Franklin Renfrow, 85, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the Mississippi State Veterans' Home in Oxford. He was a retired independent carpenter, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the West Ripley Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Baker officiating and Bro. Stanley Huddleston assisting. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include one daughter, Ann Estill of Huntsville, Ala.; one son, Sam Renfrow of Ripley; one grandson, Sam Renfrow of Nashville, Tenn.

Paul Patterson

PONTOTOC William Paul Patterson, 35, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Swords Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Alma Brooks

CORINTH Alma Whitehurst Brooks, 90, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at her residence. A lifelong resident of Alcorn County, she was born Nov. 15, 1906, to Marion Ely and Katherine Benzie Whitehurst. She was an active member of Box Chapel United Methodist Church and a past member of Five Point Homemakers Club.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Reed and the Rev. Dwain Whitehurst officiating. Burial will be in the Box Chapel Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Brooks of Corinth; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Brooks of Corinth; six grandchildren, Jerry Brooks, Sandra Bates, Pat Bruce, Diane Hewett, Michael Bingham and Charles Bingham; nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Roy Brooks.

Bobby Joe Willis

CORINTH Bobby Joe Willis, 46, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, in Corinth.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Presbyterian Shiloh Church Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Trina Crum and Tamatha Colucci, both of Corinth; four sisters, Rachel Spencer, Loraine Dildy, Mable Louise Crum and Ruby Burkhalter, all of Corinth; four brothers, Leroy Willis, Carl Willis, Delbert Willis and James Willis, all of Corinth.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Wayne Wilkerson

RIPLEY Wayne Junior Wilkerson, 54, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the Tippah County Hospital. He was a heavy equipment operator for Hill Brothers Construction Company and a member of Unity Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Unity Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Barefield officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jamie Roberts Wilkerson of Ripley; one son, Robert Wayne Wilkerson of Ripley; his mother, Virginia Wilkerson of Ripley; 10 nieces and nephews, Tori Ellis, Traci Phipps, Tonia Hopkins, Raynee Parra, Danny Johnson, Charlotte Hopkins, Bobby Johnson, Christie Childs, Kevin Childs and Wendy Smith.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Wayne Wilkerson, and a nephew, Kerry Childs.

Robbie Rector

VERONA Robbie Hopkins Rector, 91, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Mississippi. She was a member of the Bethel Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Chandler Funeral Home Chapel in Vernon, Ala., with the Rev. Sonny McCllean officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Vernon.

Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Flora Lee Rector, Fannie Lou Cole and Adine Moore, all of Vernon, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Haley Rector; her father, Billy Hopkins; and her mother, Fannie Weaver Hopkins.

Paulette Johnson

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. Paulette Johnson, 52, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the Humana Hospital in Muscle Shoals, Ala. She was born July 19, 1944, in Tennessee to Samuel Thomason and Cassie Smith Thomason. She was a waitress, a homemaker and a born again Christian.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ray Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Paul Johnson of Russellville; a daughter, Tammy Johnson of Russellville; a brother, Dwayne Thomason of Russellville; three grandchildren, Brian, Jacklynn and Tera.

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

Beulah May Price

CORINTH Beulah May Price, 94, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997. She was a native of Hattiesburg and the daughter of the late Rudolph and Leila Anna Whisenhunt D'Olive. She received her master's degree in education from the University of Mississippi, and she was a teacher in the public schools in Corinth. For many years she was staff historian and wrote a weekly historical column for The Daily Corinthian. She was past regent of the Lasalle Chapter D.A.R. in Corinth and a member of the First Baptist Church in Corinth. She was a resident of the Western North Carolina Baptist Home in Asheville, N.C.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Corinth with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Richard E. Price Jr. of Asheville, N.C.; one daughter, Cecile Price Alexander of Clinton; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour before services at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Creative Arts Program at Rickman Nursing Center, WNC Baptist Home, 213 Richmond Hill Drive, Asheville, N.C. 28806.

Kathy Nelson

ROSWELL, Ga. Kathy Adair Nelson, 35, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, in Atlanta, Ga., as the result of a hit-and-run accident. She was born Aug. 22, 1961, in Memphis to Charles Richard and Faye Turner Goldsmith. She was a legal secretary for Butler, Overby, Cheely Law Firm. She was a member of Blackjack Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with the Rev. John McCachren and the Rev. Larry Eason officiating. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery in Batesville.

Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Nicole Nelson of Douglasville, Ga.; one son, Jeremy Nelson of Douglasville, Ga.; her mother, Faye Turner Goldsmith of Batesville; two brothers, Brian Goldsmith of Ardmore, Ala., and Charles Vance of Harrison, Ark.; her grandparents, Mildred Childress Allison of Batesville and Mildred Goldsmith of Pequannock, N.J.

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

Edwin E. Dixon

DETROIT, Mich. Edwin E. Dixon, 76, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 1996, at his home at Shelby Township, Mich. He was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Philadelphia, Miss. In 1948 he married Juanita Miles, who died in 1991. He was the owner and operator of Dixon Weldments. He was a member of the Milford Lodge F.&A.M. Masons, the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 148 and Brookside Baptist Church.

Services were Monday, Dec. 23, 1996, at the Brookside Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Welborn officiating. Diener Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Scullion of Shelby Township, Mich., and Cindy Friedly of Kenosha, Wis.; three brothers, Sam Dixon of Marion, Iowa, Billy Dixon of Attica, Mich., and Charles Barham of Philadelphia, Miss.; four sisters, Mildred Schwing of Magnolia, Ruby Murphy of Deltona, Fla., Jean Coker of Smithville and Martha Steele of Helene, Ala.; four grandchildren, Heather Scullion, Dan Friedly, Melissa Scullion and Jason Friedly.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Dixon; two sisters, Bertha Hathcock and Nancy West; and his parents, Henry and Alma Barnett Dixon.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

Ruble C. Leathers

GOLDEN Ruble C. Leathers, 73, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the Red Bay, Ala., Hospital. He was a native of Mississippi. He was a retired machinist for International Harvester in Libertyville, Ill., after 35 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Belmont VFW Post No. 6112.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. Donnie Wooten officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Leathers of Golden; four sons, Edward Robert Leathers of Dennis, Edward Earl Leathers of Golden, and Jeffrey Dean Leathers and Tommy Wade Leathers, both of New Albany; two sisters, Pauline Maxwell and Nellie Wooten; three brothers, Billy Harold Leathers of New Site, and Bobby Gene Leathers and Mackie Leathers, both of Stevenson, Ala.; five grandchildren.

Dick Turvaville

DENNIS Melmus "Dick" Turvaville, 73, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was a native of Mississippi. He was a retired truck driver for Hugh Nichols Trucking after 40 years. He was a Baptist and an Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Clark Turvaville, in 1982.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. Herman Gray officiating. Burial will be in East Prentiss Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Logan of Collinsville, Okla.; two sons, Donnie Turvaville and Dicky Turvaville, both of Dennis; one brother, Fred Turvaville of Bay City, Wis.; four grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, one great-grandchild.

Will Lambuths

Will Lambuths, 76, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.

Hillard Cotham

IUKA Hillard Cotham, 82, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the Hill Haven Nursing Home in Memphis. He was a retired systems analyst with the U.S. Postal Service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Cotham, in 1990.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Iuka.

Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Patrick of Iuka; one son, Jerry Cotham of Memphis; one sister, Myrtle Johnson of Missouri; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Brady Cotham, Joe Patrick, Jeff Horne and Chris Carson.

Nellie G. Langley

CORINTH Nellie G. Langley died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Coleman Funeral Home.

Ora C. Herring

PLANTERSVILLE Ora C. Herring, 93, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. She was born May 25, 1903, in the Mount Vernon community to Robert Washington Clayton and Mattie Samantha Allen Clayton. She had lived in Plantersville since 1961. She was the widow of R.E. Herring, who died in 1969. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Vernon Christian Church. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing and cooking.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Jimmy Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Plantersville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Fay H. Estes of Plantersville; two sons, Bob Herring and his wife, Mae, of Saltillo, and Kenneth Herring and his wife, Pat, of Plantersville; three sisters, Cleo Herring of Tupelo, and Ottis Vinson and Lucille Elliot, both of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren, Kimberly H. Young and her children, Brandon Young and Devin Young, of Belden, Janice Thompson and her husband, Darren, and their children, Justin and Taylor Thompson, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Kenny Herring and his wife, Staci, and their children, Jake, Stacey and Tyler Herring, of Plantersville; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Raper, and three brothers, Guy Clayton, Curtis Clayton and Norbin Clayton.

Pallbearers will be Joe Clayton, Jerry Clayton, Wayne Vinson, Edward Raper, Danny Raper, Ray Stephenson and Ray Long.

Troy Sanders

SALTILLO Troy Lawrence Sanders, 77, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at his home in Saltillo after a sudden illness. He was born May 11, 1919, to Oscar and Minnie Pearl Sanders. He was a retired self-employed truck driver. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater, participated in the liberation of New Guinea and the Southern Philippines, and received the Bronze Star.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Roy Lofton and the Rev. Larry Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Shipley Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Mae Sanders of Saltillo; four children, Danny Sanders and his wife, Noreen, of Saltillo, Aubrey Sanders and Shirley Rowan, both of the home, and Troy "Boone" Sanders and his wife, Diane, of Mooreville; five sisters, Daisey Robison of Tupelo, Gertrude Stanford and Beatrice Thomas, both of the Auburn community, and Gerthie Barnett and Mae Stanford, both of Saltillo; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Merle Sanders and Sudie Davidson.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Sanders, David Sanders, Danny Sanders, Boyce Wilson, Matthew Parker and David Thomas.

Rachel Greene

BELDEN Rachel Cooper Greene, 83, died Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at her home in Belden. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.

PEGUES AD

Mr. Troy Lawrence Sanders

Saltillo

2 p.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Shipley Cemetery

Mrs. Ora C. Herring

Plantersville

3:30 p.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Plantersville Cemetery

Mrs. Rachel Cooper Greene

Belden

Arrangements incomplete

Renda Burdine

AMORY Renda Bell Burdine, 51, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1997, at her mother-in-law's home. She was a graduate of West Amory High School and a member of Victory Temple Holiness Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Susie L. Darden Memorial Chapel at Darden and Sons Funeral Home in Amory with the Rev. Benjamin Wax officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Earnest Burdine of Amory; three daughters, Bridie Johnson of Jackson, Gloria Moore of Chicago and Rebecca Burdine of Amory; three brothers, Henry Lee Gibson of Chicago, Connie Mack Gibson of Albany, N.Y., and Clarence Gibson of California; one sister, Johnnie Mae Tucker of Canton, Mo.; eight grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Raymond Armstrong Sr.

VERONA Raymond Clifford Armstrong Sr., 55, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at his home. He was born Feb. 19, 1941, in Okolona. He had lived in Lee County for 25 years. He was night shift manager for Hickory Springs in Verona and former manager of the Furniture Center in Tupelo for many years. He was a member of the Lakeview Baptist Church in Tupelo, where he was a former Sunday School teacher. He was instrumental in the founding and original direction of the Lakeview Christian School. He was a Mason and a member of the Okolona Blue Lodge. He enjoyed, fishing, hunting, gardening and flower gardening.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Verona with Bro. David Hamilton officiating. The eulogy will be delivered by his son-in-law, Richard McCrory. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Hester Armstrong of Verona; one daughter, Tanya Armstrong McCrory and her husband, Richard, of Verona; one son, Ray C. Armstrong Jr. and his wife, Stacey, of Verona; four grandchildren, Jacob, Samuel, Chad and Zachary; his mother, Alma Armstrong of Okolona; his father, Millard Armstrong of Saltillo; one brother, Thomas E. Armstrong of Verona; five sisters, Madelle Ellis of Clinton, N.C., Nita Staten, Helen Maharrey and Kathy Keene, all of Okolona, and Louise Keith of Shannon.

Pallbearers will be Toby Hester, Brad Hester, Dusty Hester, Tito Hester, Donald Ray Jacobs and Gene Hitchcock.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hickory Springs supervisors and Raymond's night shift crew.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

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Mr. Raymond Armstrong Sr.

1941 + 1997

Verona

11 a.m. Wednesday

Chapel

Lee Memorial Park

Visit: Noon to 8 p.m. today

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