Hurshell H. Jackson
CORINTH Hurshell H. Jackson, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, at the Bolivar General Hospital in Bolivar, Tenn. He was a member of the Campground Methodist Church. He was a retired machine operator for Mead Container Corp.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth. Burial will be in the Campground Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, John Jackson of Bolivar, Tenn.; two brothers, Elmer Jackson of Water Valley and Melvin Jackson of Ripley; one sister, Jake Jackson of Corinth; one granddaughter, Sharon Sharkey of Walnut; one great-granddaughter, Mary Sharkey.
OXFORD Kianga Yakweli Hill, 20, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a native of Richmond, Va. She was formerly of New York, N.Y. She was a student at Scott Center in Oxford.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Second M.B. Church. Burial will be in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her sister, Tengemana Hill of Orlando, Fla.; her mother, Sandra Hill of Oxford; her father, Cordell Hill of New York; her grandmothers, Elsie Banks of Cleveland, Ohio, and Celestine Hill of Newport News, Va.
Hubert D. Hill
CORINTH Hubert D. Hill, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired master machinist with Buckeye Inc. for 39 years. He was a member of the East Corinth Baptist Church. He was a 32nd Mason.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Duall Colbert, the Rev. Gary Bunch and the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Estell Davis Hill of Corinth; one son, Robert H. Hill and his wife, Norma, of Corinth; one daughter, Frances Louise Timmons and her husband, Carl W., of Corinth; one sister, Gladys McCalley of Myrtle; four grandchildren, Bill Timmons, Danny Timmons, Bryan Timmons and Angie Hill Kemp; seven great-grandchildren, Brooke Timmons, Andy Timmons, Lindie Kemp, John Camron Timmons, Katie Timmons, Laney Kemp and Brayden Timmons.
Pallbearers will be Larry McCollum, Ray Marecle, Aaron Farris, Bill Timmons, Danny Timmons and Bryan Timmons.
Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
DUMAS Ruby Fay Jones, 75, died Friday, Feb. 7, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Dumas Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Vance Moffitt on June 16, 1963 and Diaz Jones on Aug. 22, 1994; her father and mother, Aubrey and Cora Childers Smith; and two brothers, Deward Smith and J.A. Smith.
Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Robbins officiating. Burial was in the Wiers Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Marjorie Greer and her husband, Billy, of Tupelo; one son, Benny Moffitt and his wife, Janet, of Dumas; two brothers, Leon Smith and Ralph Smith, both of Ripley; four grandchildren, John Moffitt and Lisa Moffitt, both of Dumas, Jimmy Greer of Fulton and Jerry Greer of Guntown; three great-grandchildren, Kris Greer of Hamilton, Ala., John Greer of Fulton and Jarrod Jones of Tupelo.
Pallbearers were Galloway Jones, Arnold Hill, Jimmy Dale Burns, DeVon Jones, Dennis Grisham, Ronald James and Phillip Brock.
Andy Hall Sr.
PONTOTOC Andy Hall Sr., 41, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel of Pontotoc with Bro. C.W. Dowdy and the Rev. Paul Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Thaxton Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Hall of Pontotoc; one daughter, Deanita Hall of Houston; one son, Andrew Alexander Hall Jr. of Pontotoc; two stepdaughters, Melissa Merritt of Pontotoc and Debra Hall of Bruce; two stepsons, Clay Chesteen and Johnny Chesteen, both of Pontotoc; one sister, Gail Cross of Houlka; two brothers, Buz Hall of Houlka and Mac Gregory of Bruce; two step grandchildren, Mikey Merritt and Brandon Merritt.
Pallbearers will be Rusty Cossey, Timmy White, Mike Hall, Joey Edington, Ricky Ulland and Doug Collins.
Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until service time today.
WATERLOO, Ala. Cecile Marie Herrington, 90, died Sunday at the ECM Hospital in Florence, Ala. She was a retired teacher and a librarian at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Waterloo First Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Hawk officiating. Burial will be in the Richardson Cemetery. Ludlam's Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Maurice Herrington of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two brothers, Robert Gordon Harris of Sheridan, Ark., and William Thomas Harris of Nashville, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hurbbert Herrington; her son, Hurbbert Herrington Jr.; one daughter, Ethelynn Stevenson.
Pallbearers will be Sammy Martin, David Herrington, Clay Stevens, Chris Stevens, Powell Stevens and Doug Herrington.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
ETTA Joe Mayhew, 81, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at the Baptist Hospital in Union County. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Union County. He was retired from Stratford Furniture Company.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Browning Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Bethel Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mabel Mayhew of Etta; two daughters, Joyce Watson and her husband, Dorman, Joann Willard and her husband, Melvin, all of Etta; one sister, Retha Crews and her husband, Bill, of New Albany; one son, Ronnie Rucker Mayhew of New Albany; two grandchildren, Donna Weeden and her husband, Narshal, Mike Willard and his wife, Amy; two great-grandchildren, Kelsy Weeden and Katie Weeden.
He was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Matt Weeden.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday.
Mary Ruth White
Mary Ruth Wommack White, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at her son's residence in Tupelo. She was formerly of Albertville, Ala. Lee Memorial Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of local arrangements. Funeral services will be announced later by Adams-Brown Funeral Home of Albertville, Ala.
Survivors include three sons, Paul T. White of Citrus Heights, Calif., C. Rick White of Tupelo and David White Sr. of Kennesaw, Ga.
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Mary Ruth White
formerly of Albertville, Ala
Services and burial
Adams-Brown Funeral Home
Joe B. Stovall
PLANTERSVILLE Joe B. Stovall, 86, died Saturday at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Lee County and lived in the Plantersville area most of his life. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Unity Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of the first graduating class of Plantersville High School.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. today at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Jim Maner officiating. Burial will be in the Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Stovall of Plantersville; one daughter, Linda Booth and her husband, Larry, of Tupelo; one son, Larry Stovall and his wife, Darleene, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Julie Booth of Memphis, Brian Booth of Tupelo, Jodie Stovall of Orlando, Fla., and Alayna Jordan and her husband, Tim, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Pallbearers will be Mac Reedy, Robert Hall, Hugh Morgan, Mike Wilson, John Ellis and Brooks Walker.
Dr. Bob N. Ramsay
10 a.m. today
Calvary Baptist Church
10 a.m. Tuesday
Crestlawn Memorial Cemetery
Mr. Joe B. Stovall
11:30 a.m. today
Jefferson Street Chapel
Lee Memorial Park
Mrs. Theresa M. Camp
2 p.m. today
All Saints Episcopal Church
New Hope Cemetery
Phillip Cunningham died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at the Cedars Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.