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Lytie C. Burress

BALDWYN Lytie C. Burress died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at her home. She was a member of Sand Hill M.B. Church and a retired employee of Lucky Star Industries in Baldwyn.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sand Hill M.B. Church with the Rev. Chris Sadler officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Cemetery. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three sons, Bobby Stubbs and Zeford Elkins, both of Baldwyn, and Idell Stubbs of Chicago; one sister, Luvernia Smith of Chicago; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will be placed in the church one hour before services.

Annie Arick

WEST POINT Annie Laura Arick, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the Clay County Medical Center in West Point. She was born in Clay County to Albert and Ida Morris McCluskey. She was a homemaker and a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church of West Point. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Everett Arick, in 1991.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tim Loden and the Rev. Stan Adams officiating. Burial will be in Pheba Cemetery in the Pheba community.

Survivors include seven daughters, Inez Langley of Big Creek, Anne Ernest of Cumberland, Bessie Robinson of Maben, Laura Morgan and Lisa Littrell, both of Starkville, Maggie Butler of Mantee and Barbara Armstrong of West Point; two sons, Joe Arick of West Point and Mike Arick of Starkville; one brother, Charlie McCluskey of Mathiston; 23 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Glenda Gale Arick and Helen Arick Canterbury; a grandson, Allen Norris; a sister, Maggie Estes; and two brothers, Frank McCluskey and Bob McCluskey.

Her grandsons will be pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Edmund A. Miller Jr., the staff of the Clay County Medical Center and the swing bed staff, and the staff of Tombigbee Home Health Care.

Maxine Brewer

MANTACHIE Maxine Estes Brewer, 59, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a native of Itawamba County and a homemaker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Mantachie with the Rev. Russ Crosswhite officiating. Burial will be in Priceville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Nelda Grimes, and her husband, David, of Plantersville; her mother, Lula Estes of Mantachie; one sister, Pauline Mitchell, and her husband, James, of Byhalia; one grandson, Chadwick Lee Grimes.

Pallbearers will be Lamar Benjamin, Jamie Bouchillon, Terry Mitchell, Michael Mitchell, James Shedd and Eric Shedd.

Visitation will be from 7:30 a.m. to service time today at the funeral home.

Lester F. Ginn

FULTON Lester F. Ginn, 54, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home.

Sybyl Williams

MADISON Sybyl Edington Williams, 78, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. She was a former resident of Calhoun County and Lexington. She was a retired nurse for the Holmes County Community Hospital in Lexington. She was a member of the Eastern Star and had received her 50-year pin.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City with the Rev. Jimmy Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Vardaman.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Williams of Madison; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

George Byars

CALHOUN CITY George Byars, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a retired dry cleaner and a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Hollowell and the Rev. Charles Earnest officiating. Burial will be in Calhoun City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Mae Sheffield Byars of Calhoun City; one daughter, Judy Willis Swain of Brandon; one son, Gayle Sheffield Byars of Calhoun City; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Don Brannon Byars, in 1968.

Margaret Jenkins

HOLLY SPRINGS Margaret Ree Jenkins, 51, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, at her home in Holly Springs. She was a retired cook for the Holly Springs Intermediate School and a member of St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Lake Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul C.M.E. Church with the Rev. H.L. Franklin officiating. Burial will be in Charity Hill Cemetery in Lake Center. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Vanessa D. Jenkins, Bridget R. Jenkins and Connie L. Jenkins, all of Holly Springs; three sons, Donald G. Jenkins of Memphis, Frederick Oneil Jenkins of Ashland and Sandy E. Jenkins of Holly Springs; six sisters, Etta Hunt and Essie Lee Hankins, both of Memphis, and Effie Jenkins Johnson, Moethel Jenkins Glover, Mary H. Jenkins Pegues and Cynthia A. Jenkins, all of Holly Springs; one brother, Joseph Perkins of Amory; five granddaughters, one grandson.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Minnie Hester

MATHISTON Minnie Lee Jones Hester, 96, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1900, in Webster County. She was a homemaker and a member of Mathiston First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mathiston First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ben Yarber officiating. Burial will be in Blythe Creek Cemetery in Choctaw County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Leon Hester of Mathiston; one sister, Bertha Jones Fox of McComb; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

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

Mary Lou Underwood

BALDWYN Mary Lou Underwood, 88, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkers Chapel Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lloyd Stephens officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Dixie Gadberry of Baldwyn; two sons, Timothy Underwood of Sardis and Thomas Underwood of Memphis; one brother, Samuel McAnally of Osceola, Ark.; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C.F. Underwood, and two sons, Junior Underwood and L.T. Underwood.

Pallbearers will be Gary Underwood, Mike Underwood, Bruce Underwood, Larry Underwood, James Lynn Underwood, Steve Underwood, Ricky Underwood and Connie Underwood.

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

Rube Hollis

SAVANNAH, Ga. Rube Hollis, 44, died in Georgia. He was formerly of Sulligent, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Otts Funeral Home in Sulligent.

Clemmie Davis

SULLIGENT, Ala. Clemmie Davis, 74, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Dec. 31, 1922, in Monroe County to Earl and Adell Cunningham McKay. She was a retired seamstress for Glenn Enterprises and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Sulligent with Bro. Charles Wharton and Bro. Tim Markham officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Otts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Fred Davis of Sulligent; one son, Jim Davis, and his wife, Margaret, of Sulligent; one daughter, Patricia Roberts, and her husband, Shelby, of Sulligent; four brothers, Gaylon McKay of Columbus, and Leo McKay, Bobby McKay and Earnest McKay, all of Gattman; two sisters, Flora Nix of Detroit, Ala., and Opal Scott of Gattman; four grandchildren, Barry Roberts of Birmingham, Ala., Michael Roberts of Guin, Ala., Pebble Pinkerton of Vernon, Ala., and Ginger Tooke of Monticello, Ga.; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Johnson.

Dora Randle

IUKA Dora Williams Randle, 93, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the Tishomingo County Nursing Home. She was a nurse at the Cosby Clinic in Iuka until the opening of the Tishomingo County Hospital, where she worked until her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Joy Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.E. Randle, on Sept. 1, 1954.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.T. Dexter and Dr. Prentiss Gordon Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Billie Jean Bonds, Frances Bonds and Willodean Thorne, all of Iuka; one son, Wayne Randle of Odenville, Ala.; four sisters, Mildred Cutshall of Florence, Ala., Mamie Ruth Foote of Iuka, Irene Callicut of Clinton, La., and Martha Browning of Counce, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.

Martha M. Swaggerty

SANFORD, Fla. Martha M. Swaggerty, 80, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 1997, at her home. She was born July 14, 1916, in Plantersville and moved to Central Florida in 1947. She was a medical secretary and a member of the Garden Club. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sanford, where she was a member of the Sunday School.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1997, at Brisson Funeral Home in Sanford, Fla., with Dr. Wayne Harvey officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Patrick and Clay, both of Osteen, Fla.; two daughters, Kathy of Longwood, Fla., and Pamela Green of Orange City, Fla.; two brothers, Edgar McVay of Tupelo and Joseph McVay of Boyle; two sisters, Mildred McVay and Josephine McVay, both of Tupelo; six grandchildren.

Doris Smith-Lindley

PLANT CITY, Fla. Doris Jean Smith-Lindley, 59, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 1997, at the Tampa General Hospital. She was born July 13, 1937, in Birmingham, Ala. She was a former resident of Golden. She was a homemaker and a member of Galloway Free Holiness Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Galloway Free Holiness Church. Dukes-Steen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Johnny Lindley of Plant City, Fla.; three sons, Kevin Paul Lindley of Red Bay, Ala., John Kenneth Lindley of Belmont and Keith William Lindley of Salt Lake City, Utah; two daughters, Cynthia Kathleen Lindley and Kristi Jean Lindley, both of Plant City, Fla.; her mother, Clara Mae Smith of Red Bay; four brothers, Paul Smith and Issac Smith, both of Dennis, Ted Smith of Red Bay and Leon Smith of Gadsden, Ala.; four sisters, Frances Harbin and Inez Smith, both of Red Bay, and Vivian Gilchrist and Opal McDaniel, both of Birmingham; four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ezra E. Voyles

CORINTH Ezra E. Voyles died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the Baptist Hospital in Booneville. He was a retired masonry worker and a member of Harper Road Christian Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Johnson officiating. Entombment will be at Farmington Cemetery.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Bill Strickland, Sally and Kenneth Castile, and Susie and David Rainey, all of Corinth, Mary and James Lunsford of Parsons, Tenn., and Lovonne and Dr. David Griffin of Houston; three sisters, Lovene Gray of Counce, Tenn., Lois McCluskey of Senatobia and Zelma McCluskey of Oxford; one brother, Olen Voyles of Rienzi; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Voyles, on Oct. 29, 1995; and two sons, Ezra Voyles Jr. and Guy Ray Voyles.

Bud Smith

RED BAY, Ala. Elmer Floyd "Bud" Smith, 70, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, at the Red Bay Hospital. He was a native of Louisiana. He was a retired employee of K.D. Metal Co. after five years in maintenance and a member of the Red Bay First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with the Rev. Larry Hill officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Nellie Ruth Burns Smith of Red Bay; one son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Penny Smith of Belmont; one daughter and son-in-law, Shana and Billy Jefferson of Red Bay; six sisters, Verlon Ozbirn of Red Bay, Mae Hansen of Antioch, Ill., Earline Thornburg and Janell Allen, both of Batesville, and Louise Crane and Mary Zell Presley, both of Belmont; two brothers, Fred Smith of Rossville, Tenn., and Tulon Smith of Red Bay; two granddaughters, Courtney and Olivia Smith of Belmont.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Creekmore, Kevin Morrow, Larry Smith, Frankie Smith, Jimmy Sims and Terry Sparks.

Ouida Jones

WACO, Texas Ouida Gleen Jones, 64, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997, in Waco, Texas. She was formerly of Booneville. She was the owner of the O.G. Jones Co., and a member of the Eastern Star, the ABWA and the Lake Shore United Methodist Church. She enjoyed the outdoors.

Services were Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at Lake Shore United Methodist Church in Waco with Dr. Andy Fowler officiating. Brookview Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Local services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Liberty United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Williams officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Memorial Gardens. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Noel Ray Jones; one daughter, Angelia Faith Crain of Waco, Texas; one son, David A. Cartwright Jr. of Waco; her father, Orien C. Hare Sr. of Booneville; one brother, Clifton Hare Jr. of Booneville; two grandsons, Ronald Wayne Crain Jr. and Casey Gleen Crain, both of Waco.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at McMillan Funeral Home.

Beulah Smythe

CORINTH Beulah Mae Stout Smythe, 96, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the Alcorn County Care Inn. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Vernon E. Stout and his wife, Lora, of Corinth, and Theodore S. "Ted" Stout and his wife, Jean, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; one daughter, Cloe Lane and her husband, Oscar, of New Castle, Dela.; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Andrew Stout; her second husband, Frank J. Smythe; her father, Isaac Roberts; and her mother, Mollie Roberts.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ethel Grady

BELDEN Ethel Grady, 64, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.

Mrs. Clifford Bigelow

Mrs. Clifford Bigelow, 95, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.

PEGUES AD

Mrs. Jessie Lee Gregory

Evergreen community

10 a.m. today

Jefferson Street Chapel

Boguefala Cemetery

Mrs. Clifford Bigelow

Tupelo

Arrangements incomplete

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