BATESVILLE Dorothy Faggert Land, 75, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the South Panola Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1921, in Panola County to Ernest E. and Cora Norwood Faggert. She was the widow of Arthur Leslie Land. She was a member of Terza United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Buell and the Rev. Martin Case officiating. Burial will be in the Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Nell Land Scruggs of Batesville, twins, Jane Land Baker and Jean Land Hentz, both of Courtland; two sons, Dennis M. Land and Wayne Land, both of Batesville; one brother, Walter W. Faggert of Heildeburg; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
OXFORD Walter Shields, 73, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital of North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born Oct. 24, 1923, in Yalobusha County to Joseph and Autrey Miles Shields. He was a member of Webb Baptist Church and was a retired farmer. He was a Army veteran of World War II.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one sister, Lois Shields Dickey of Sevierville, Tenn.; three brothers, Bill F. Shields of Huntsville, Ala., L. Cooper Shields of Tulsa, Okla., and Freddie L. Shields of Webb.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today.
OLIVE BRANCH Jean Annette Lacy, 46, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. She was co-owner of Lacy Enterprise Trucking Co. She was a Baptist.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Brantley Funeral Home Chapel in Olive Branch.
Survivors include her husband, Stoney B. Lacy of Olive Branch; one daughter, Tracy Anne Parks of Southaven; one brother, Robert Danny Gentry of Baldwyn; her father, Gene O. Gentry of Baldwyn.
Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation or St. Jude's.
Gene Mitchell Sr.
CORINTH Gene Mitchell Sr., 44, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at his residence. He was a truck driver for Potter & Sons in Sheffield, Ala. He was a resident of Corinth for 14 years.
Services were at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Warren Jones officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Delinda Mitchell of Corinth; four sons, Gene Mitchell Jr., Steven Mitchell and his wife, Chasity, Philip Mitchell and his wife, Cindy, and Timmy Mitchell, all of Corinth; one daughter, Amanda Mitchell of Corinth; four sisters, Edna Faye Smith and her husband, Edward, Patricia Gollnick and her husband, Milford, Dollie Lou "Dink" Davis and her husband, Roger, and Sherry Lynn Cofer, all of Okeechobee, Fla.; one brother, Edward "Ebbie" Mitchell of Okeechobee, Fla.; one granddaughter, Lindsey Victoria Mitchell; three step- granddaughters, Shannon Stevens, Jessica Rhoads and Cassondra Bishop; one aunt, Ruth Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Marie Mitchell; his mother, Lettie McGee Mitchell; his father, Jerry Mitchell; and one brother, Johnnie "Buddy" Mitchell.
NEW ALBANY Jean Ann Rhynes, 44, died Friday, May 2, 1997, at her residence in Fayetteville, N.C. She was born in New Albany on Oct. 26, 1952. She was a homemaker and a member of Reilly Road Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, N.C. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jean Hancock Pitner Woods.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the United Funeral Service Chapel with Chaplain Pat Hash officiating. Burial will be in the Glenfield Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, Randy Rhynes of Fayetteville, N.C.; two daughters, Julie Christann Callaghan and her husband, Michael, of Ft. Bragg, N.C., and Melissa Renee Rhynes of Fayetteville, N.c.; her father, William Curtis Pitner of Holly Springs; her brother, Michael Pitner of Holly Springs; her grandson, Christopher Rhyne Callaghan; her stepfather, Boyce Woods of New Albany.
Visitation will be from 7 until 9 p.m. today.
MYRTLE Richard Michael Grace, 20, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, in Marshall County. He was born Oct. 8, 1976, in New Albany. He was a graduate of Myrtle High School Class of 1995 and received a merit of honor. He played for the Myrtle Hawks Varsity Basketball Team. He was in his second year of pre-law at Northeast Mississippi Community College. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Duncan and Marjorie Hudson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Beulah Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery. United Funeral Service of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his father, Ricky Grace of Ripley; his mother, Darlene Thomas of Myrtle; his step father, Dan Thomas of Myrtle; one brother, Brian Grace of Myrtle; several aunts and uncles, and a host of friends.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Kirk, Matt Nolan, Gerald Lollar, Kelly Kirk, Jerry Baggett, Ben Coleman and Mike Rainwater.
POTTS CAMP Mary Hall Watson, 79, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, Briarcrest Extended Care Nursing Home in Ashland. She was born March 19, 1918, in Marigold to David Franklin Hall and Ada Lee Speir Hall. She was a homemaker, and she was retired from the Hoover Company. She was a member of the Potts Camp Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Potts Camp Cemetery with Bro. Ray Daniel officiating. Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Corinne Pearson of Waterford, Linda Theisen and her husband, Walter John, of Potts Camp and Mary Suzy Stilwell and her husband, Victor R., of Cordova, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Andrew Watson; and one son, James Andrew Watson Jr.
Pallbearers will be Steve Smith, Chad Smith, Eric Smith, Danny Theisen, Gary Theisen, Walter Theisen, Bart Garner, Blair Garner, Joey Hart, Bill White and Christopher Evan Watson.
Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Lola F. Clemons
HOUSTON Lola F. Rodgers Clemons, 56, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the Pontotoc County Hospital from the results of an automobile accident. She was born April 5, 1941, in Quitman County to Lewis Rodgers and Clyde Ivy Rodgers. She was a member of Houlka Church of the Nazarene. She worked for Alexander Home Health in Houston. She was a former resident of Calhoun City.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jack Busby officiating. Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Clemons of Houston; two sons, Kenny L. Clemons of Houston and Tony Clemons of Forrest City, Ark.; three sisters, Dorothy Rodgers Jennings of Greenville, Myra White of Drew and Kay Campbell of Indianola; two grandchildren, Jordan Reed Clemons and Alex Clayton Clemons.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Linton, Mark Thornton, Marion Long, Kenneth Hatcher, Hulan Vance and Buddy H. Dye.
AMORY Gladys Jean Lloyd Roberts, 80, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home.
BALDWYN William "Billy" McGee, 65, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home.
W. Liddon McPeters
MEMPHIS W. Liddon McPeters, 75, died Saturday, May 3, 1997, at the Baptist Hospital East in Memphis. He was born on Jan. 12, 1922, in Corinth. He was former president of American Bankers Association and Mississippi Bankers Association. He was past president, director and CEO of The Security Bank in Corinth and the Corinth Brick Co. He went to school at Vanderbilt University and received his B.A. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Harvard University with an A.M. in 1945 and a Ph.D. in 1947. He was a member of Banking, Monetary and Fiscal Affairs Committee and the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. He was first chair holder of Lykes Chair of Banking and Finance at the University of South Florida.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Holy Communion. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Holy Communion. Canale Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Margery Everett McPeters; a daughter, Marcia McPeters Hora; a son-in-law, S.W. Hora III, O.D.; two grandchildren, Alan Hayes Hora and Alexandra Niel Hora.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Steve Caldwell, 37, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at his residence in Tupelo. He was a native of Prentiss County but lived in Tupelo most of his life. He was a sales representative and a member of the St. James Catholic Church of Tupelo. He was a 1978 graduate of Tupelo High School, and he attended the University of Southern Mississippi. He was an avid computer programmer.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church with Father Meyrl Schmit, Father Tim Murphy and Bro. Terry O'Rourke officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park Cemetery. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Sydney Caldwell and Brooks Caldwell, both of Tupelo; his mother, Sarah Caldwell Anderson of Tupelo; his stepfather, Hershel R. Anderson of Tupelo; two brothers, Joe Caldwell of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mike Caldwell of Memphis; his grandmother, Linda Wells of Tupelo.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Suzanne Caldwell-Kiddy; and his father, Herbert F. Caldwell.
Pallbearers will be Larry Cole, Bobby Witcher, Davey Cole, Joey Cole, Gill Monaghan and Jim Garrison.
Memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Church.
Scripture and wake services will be at 7:30 p.m. today at the Jefferson Street Chapel. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. today.
SALTILLO John "J.C." Anglin, 71, died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. He was a native of Lee County and a longtime resident of the Birmingham Ridge Community. He was a retired employee of Comfort Engineers in Tupelo with over 30 years of service. He was a member of the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran and was an avid fisherman.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Holland and the Rev. Tim McMillian officiating. Burial will be in the McNeil Cemetery. McGrath-Rasberry Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Clyde Anglin, Andy Anglin and his wife, Barbara, all of Tupelo; two sisters, Earline Alexander of Tupelo and Mary Ruth Goff of Mooreville; one brother, Lubert Anglin of the Auburn Community; his mother-in-law, Kathrine Miller of Birmingham Ridge Community; a sister-in-law, Jessie Faye Miller of Pontotoc; six grandchildren, Rickey and Jennifer Wren, Karen Anglin, Maggie Anglin, Amanda Anglin, Brandon Anglin, Allison Anglin, Ed and Tonya Mahler.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Miller Anglin on March 23, 1991.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Anglin, Ray Alexander, Tony Carter, Nathan Goff, Paul Coker and Quay Stults.
Memorials may be made to the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church.
The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to services at the church.
W.E. Pegues Ad
Mr. John "J.C." Anglin
Birmingham Ridge Community
2 p.m. today
Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church
Mr. Steve Caldwell
10 a.m. Tuesday
St. James Catholic Church
Lee Memorial Park
Dr. Greg Dellinger
CORINTH Dr. Greg Dellinger died Sunday, May 4, 1997, at the Baptist Central Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McPeters Funeral Home