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Maury Goudy

BLUE MOUNTAIN Jonathan Maurice "Maury" Goudy, 28, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was an employee of the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in New Albany and a graduate of Ripley High School.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joe McKnight officiating and Bro. Gene Smith assisting. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Gardens in Ripley.

Survivors include his parents, Eddie and Johnnie Goudy of Blue Mountain; his sister, Shauna Goudy Henry, and her husband, Kenneth, of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, R.B. and Ella Goudy and Cecil and Gladys Wilbanks.

Pallbearers will be Greg Grisham, Donnie Miller, Jamie Miller, Zac Haynie, Brian Gates and Kevin Hall.

James K. Sparks

NEW SITE James K. Sparks, 68, died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville after a brief illness. He was a retired principal at New Site. He was a member and trustee of Siloam United Methodist Church. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services were at Siloam United Methodist Church with the Rev. W.L. Wallace Jr. and the Rev. Jimmy Glover officiating. Burial was in Siloam Cemetery. McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Eula Faye Sparks; two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle and Paul Hall of Baldwyn, and Kaye and Tommy Shook of Booneville; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Beth Anne Sparks, and Kenny and Cynthia Sparks, all of New Site, and Michael and Becky Sparks of Marietta; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Janie and George Massey, and Evie and J.W. Green, all of Marietta, and Mary Von and Arvie Kirk of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; nine grandchildren, Jamie Sparks, Jessica Sparks, Nathan Sparks, Missy Sparks, Chris Sparks, Jeff Roberts, Brandi Roberts Tilley, Greg Hall and Gina Hall; two great-grandchildren, Kaleb Roberts and Cody Hall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Verna Sparks, and a daughter, Regina Sparks.

His grandsons and nephews were pallbearers.

Lyonel Senter Sr.

ABERDEEN Lyonel Thomas Senter Sr., 86, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, at his home in Aberdeen. He was born Oct. 30, 1910, in Fulton to Dr. John Thomas and Carrie Sandlin Senter. He lived in Fulton until moving to Aberdeen in 1939. He owned and operated Senter's Drug Store in Aberdeen until his retirement. He was a graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School and the University of Tennessee Pharmacy School. He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. After retiring, he was an avid golfer and gardener. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Lee Jetton Senter, in 1992.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Stokes and the Rev. Joseph Lawson officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Eva Lee Henley of Aberdeen and Nancy Williams of Amory; one son, Judge Lyonel Thomas Senter Jr. of Aberdeen; one sister, Marguerite Senter Critz of Fulton; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Graden Thomas Senter and Frank Rogers Senter; and two grandchildren, Brenda Henley Wofford and Stuart Dickson Senter.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons: Chip Henley, Jay Senter, Allen Williams, John Williams, Tommy Williams and Burt Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will be Sterling Crawford, Lester Miley, Ike Morgan, Charlie Freeland, Lee Hill Harrington, Dr. Robert E. Coghlan, Gordon Comer and Andy Anderson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark's United Methodist Church or Palmer Home for Children in Columbus.

Nella Holder

FULTON Nella Verne Holder, 60, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, at her home. A lifelong resident of Itawamba County, she was born Oct. 17, 1936, to Ray Wade Johnson and Laveria Thomas Johnson. She was a retired factory worker with 35 years of service with Blue Bell Inc. She was a member of Burnt Fields Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leburn Orear officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Springs Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James Marvin Holder of Fulton; her mother, Laveria Johnson of Fulton; two daughters, Barbara Dill and her husband, Jimmy, and Debra Card and her husband, "Butch," all of Fulton; one son, "Bud" Holder and his wife, Linda, of Tremont; one sister, Della Jean Morris and her husband, Bloyce, of Fulton; one brother, Johnny Wade Johnson and his wife, Linda, of Fulton; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Holder, Eddie Holder, Roger Crane, Chester Holder, Lester Holder, Ray Wren, Dale Whit and Darris White.

Honorary pallbearers will be Freddie Arnold and her grandsons.

Visitation will be from 6:30 a.m. to service time today.

Gina Henderson

NEW ALBANY Gina Robbins Henderson, 45, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Central in Memphis. She was born Jan. 26, 1952. She was a resident of the Ellistown community. She was a teacher, teaching in Desoto County, Baldwyn City and Union County schools. She also taught for two years at Clayton County School in Georgia. She also worked in the education department at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a graduate of Horn Lake High School, Northwest Mississippi Community College and Delta State University. She was a member of Ellistown Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a leader in precept ministries.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ellistown Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Hope and the Rev. Mickey Trammel officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Pontotoc County. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Danny Henderson of Ellistown; one son, Timbo Henderson of the home; one daughter, Jaime Henderson of the home; her father, Darius C. Robbins, and her mother, Evelyn Kidd Robbins, of the Buchanan community; one brother, Dennis Robbins of Ecru; her grandmother, Dovie Robbins of New Albany.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Tim Robbins.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Ray, Jay Ray, Jim Ray, Jeff Harden, Shane Herrington, Todd Herrington, Michael Greene and Brad Henderson.

Her nephews will be honorary pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Jim G. Richey

Jim G. Richey, 84, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a Lee County native and a lifelong resident of the Belden and Flowerdale community. He had lived at Lee Manor Nursing Home since 1981. He retired from the state Highway Department in 1977. He was a member of the Belden United Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lee Memorial Park with the Rev. Ron Stephens officiating. W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include a stepson, James R. Gortney of Southaven; two granddaughters, Connie M. Gortney of Los Gatos, Calif., and Mona Stodghill of Hattiesburg; one sister, Cleo Hindman of Indianapolis, Ind.; three nephews, Ray Payne of Tupelo, J.T. Richey of Slidell, La., and David Hindman of Indianapolis; four nieces, Grace Briley of Belden, Frances Powell of Tupelo, Carolyn Ferguson of Indianapolis and Mary Evelyn Davis of Jacksonville, Ala.

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

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Beverly Beam

EUPORA Beverly Norfleet Beam, 57, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was born March 5, 1940, in Webster County. She was the owner and operator of Beverly's Hair Cutting Shop. She was a member of Union Baptist Church at Stewart.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Howard Davis officiating. Burial will be in Williams Springs Church of God Cemetery in Stewart. Wise-Nowell Funeral Home in Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, J.D. Beam of Eupora; one daughter, Scarlett Devine of Vaiden; three stepsons, David Beam and Robert Beam, both of Stewart, and Stacey Beam of Columbus; two grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren.

Jessie Mae Burt

OXFORD Jessie Mae Mitchell Burt, 77, died Sunday, March 23, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a domestic worker and a member of Clear Creek M.B. Church in Oxford.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will be in Clear Creek Cemetery. Cooley's Mortuary of Batesville is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Burt of Oxford; two sons, Clyde Berry Jr. of Oxford and Tommy E. Fondren of Memphis; seven sisters, Izola Mosley and Maisey Mitchell, both of Batesville, Reola Buford of Virginia, Md., Idell Jones of Oxford, Polly Mitchell and Daisy Mitchell, both of Cleveland, Ohio, and Marie Fox of Albany, N.Y.; four brothers, Willie Mitchell of Cleveland, Ohio, Walter Mitchell of Cleveland, Miss., and Alonzo Mitchell and John Mitchell, both of Oxford; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Cooley's Mortuary. A wake will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Clear Creek M.B. Church.

Lucille Hinds

MANTACHIE Lucille Coggins Hinds, 95, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Daniel Health Care Facility in Fulton. She was a resident of the Ratliff community. She was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she was the oldest member. She was actively involved in the Ratliff community, and she donated the property for the Ratliff Community Center. She enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waters Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with the Rev. Buddy Rushing and the Rev. Tim Green officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Katherine Ferguson of Centerville and Nell Curtis of Olive Branch; two sons, W.C. Hinds of Kirkville and Wayne Hinds of Ratliff; 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, S.M. Hinds; two daughters, Shirley Hinds and Gladys Hinds; three sons, George Alton Hinds, Charles Hinds and Gene Hinds; and one grandson, Danny Ferguson.

Her grandsons will be pallbearers.

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

Emmett Bingham

KILMICHAEL Emmett R. "Popeye" Bingham, 93, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Kilmichael Hospital. He was born May 4, 1903, in Attala County. He was a retired trucker and a member of Kilmichael Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Gatlin Bingham.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Kilmichael Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Bingham and the Rev. Jim Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Kilmichael Friendship Cemetery. Lee Funeral Home of Winona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Polly O'Berry and Jean Fisher, both of Kilmichael, and Margaret Jenkins of Collinsville; two sons, Thurmin Bingham of Booneville and J.D. Bingham of Kilmichael; one sister, Janie Mae Pugh of Cedar Grove, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.

Lois W. Mackey

SLAYDEN Lois W. Mackey, 88, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, in Holly Springs. She was born Sept. 14, 1908, in Lafayette County to Dr. Herbert Criswell Wait and Lalla Barry Wait. She was a school teacher with the Marshall County School System for 35 years. She was a member of Slayden Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Baptist Women. She was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Daughters of the American Revolution, Benton-Marshall United Garden Club and the Mississippi Teachers Association.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Slayden Baptist Church with Bro. Gary Adams officiating. Burial will be in Slayden Cemetery. Thomas Funeral Home in Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Vance Mackey Jr., and his wife, Lauralie, of Estherwood, La.; one daughter, Eleanor Ray, and her husband, Roy, of Slayden; two sisters, Margaret Kennedy of Moncks Corner, S.C., and Dorothy Wait of Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren, Teresa Ray of Slayden, Barry Ray of Collierville, Tenn., Adrienna Mackey Smith of Estherwood, La., and Vance Mackey III of Mandeville, La.; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James V. Mackey Sr.; one daughter, Margaret Anne Mackey; her parents; and two brothers, Frank Wait and Herbert Wait Jr.

The body will lie in state at the church from 2 p.m. to service time today.

Willie A. Dodson

SLAYDEN Willie A. Dodson, 75, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Walling, Tenn., to George and Essie Rankhorn Dodson. He was a retired employee of Fruehauf Trailer Co., a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Moscow, Tenn., and an Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 1st Cavalry Division.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Wade Taylor and Bro. James Pinkerton officiating. Burial will be in Memory Hill Gardens in Cordova, Tenn.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou McClure Dodson of Slayden; two sons, Joel Dodson of Seattle, Wash., and David Dodson of Holly Springs; one daughter, Carolyn Pinkerton of Caruthersville, Mo.; two sisters, Offalee Richardson of Covington, Tenn., and Nettie Price of Mableton, Ga.; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

His grandsons and nephews will be pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lela King

JACKSON Lela Ray King, 73, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Mississippi State Hospital in Jackson. She was formerly of Holly Springs.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Chulahoma M.B. Church in Holly Springs. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include five sisters, Inez King Gardner, Bernice King House, Lonnie King Barber, Shirley King Johnson and Barbara King Pleasant, all of Memphis; two brothers, Moses King of Memphis and Leslie L. King of Holly Springs.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Shirley Riddle

HOLLY SPRINGS Shirley Ann Glover Riddle, 44, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Central in Memphis. She was a former employee of Sunbeam Appliance in Holly Springs. She was a member of Hopewell No. 2 M.B. Church in Hudsonville, where she was a member of the choir.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell No. 2 M.B. Church with the Rev. R.B. Hardaway officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Angela Ronella Riddle of Holly Springs; two sons, Christopher Deshawn Riddle and Demarcus Devane Glover, both of Holly Springs; her mother, Ola Mae Glover Hampton of Holly Springs; her father, M.H. Hampton of Holly Springs; her grandmother, Virginia Alexander Glover of Holly Springs.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 7 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.

Hattie Mitchell

WATERFORD Hattie Ceil Mitchell, 68, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Holly Springs Memorial Hospital. She was a member of New Hope M.B. Church in the Laws Hill community, where she was a church usher and a member of the Missionary Society. She was a retired housekeeper for the Heritage Inn Motel and a member of the Home Improvement Society.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope M.B. Church with the Rev. Ernest Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include four daughters, Rosie E. Clayborn, Ora Lee Mitchell and Anna Lee Mitchell, all of Waterford, and Sally Thompson of Oxford; three sons, Thomas Mitchell of Waterford, and William Mitchell and James Mitchell, both of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Lucille Kinard of Waterford and Lannie Mitchell of Aurora, Ill.; 15 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Fannie Hampton

ASHLAND Fannie Elaine Hampton, 30, died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She attended Ashland High School. She was a line supervisor for Hill Side Foods in Ashland and a member of Sand Hill M.B. Church in Lamar.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ashland Middle School Auditorium with the Rev. Etoy Bogard officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia C.M.E. Church Cemetery in Ashland. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Lashonda Hampton and Vechasity Hampton, both of Ashland; her mother, Lucille Bogard of Ashland; her father, Johnnie Hampton of Ashland; four sisters, Teresa McKay, Sarah Hudson and Brenda Hampton, both of Ashland, and Michelle Judge of Holly Springs; 10 brothers, Eddie Hampton of New Albany, Sylvester Hampton of Hickory Flat, Michael Hampton of Memphis, Johnnie Hampton Jr. of Lamar, Charles Cole, William C. Cole, James Cole, David Hampton, Jerry Hampton and Darryl Hampton, all of Ashland.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Sue W. Hatten

PRAIRIE Sue W. Hatten, 83, died Tuesday, March 25, 1997, at the Clay County Medical Center in West Point. She was a member of the Ebenezer M.B. Church in Aberdeen.

Services will be at noon Saturday at Ebenezer M.B. Church with the Rev. Eugene Brandon officiating. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery. Jackson Mortuary of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her stepson, Jimmy Hatten, and his wife, Alice, of Detroit, Mich.; one nephew, David Jones of Birmingham, Ala.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Eunice H. Carpenter

PONTOTOC Eunice H. Carpenter, 93, died Thursday, March 27, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Browning Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Christine Brummett

PONTOTOC Christine L. Brummett, 84, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at the Sunshine Rest Home in Pontotoc. She was a retired school teacher with more than 30 years of service in Georgia, Florida and Mississippi. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Bro. Gene Collums officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery.

Survivors include one brother, William T. Boren of Pontotoc; two nephews, Tommy Boren and Richard Boren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C.S. "Sib" Brummett, and a brother, Herman Boren.

Pallbearers will be Melvin May, Reggie Collums, James R. Gregory, Billy Neal Simmons, Louis Howell and Earl Poe.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Friday.

Alma Weatherbee

RIENZI Alma "Ma Bee" Weatherbee, 89, died Wednesday, March 26, 1997, at her home after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Cecil Woodruff and the Rev. Charlie Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Mollie Potts and her husband, David, and Annette Richardson and her husband, Johnny, all of Rienzi, Zandria Huddleston and her husband, David, of Florence, Ala., and Virginia Cummings and her husband, Roy, of Booneville; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Weatherbee of Rienzi; one sister, Bertha Perry of Rienzi; three brothers, Frank Palmer of Booneville, and Warner Palmer and Ray Palmer, both of Rienzi; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Weatherbee; two sons, Hugh Thomas Weatherbee and Bobby Weatherbee; two brothers, Guy Palmer and Ted Palmer; and four grandchildren.

Her grandsons will be pallbearers.

Her great-grandsons will be honorary pallbearers.

Samuel W. Johnson

Samuel Wright Johnson, 66, died Friday, March 21, 1997, at his home. He was a member of New Providence M.B. Church, a veteran and a graduate of Okolona Community College.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ebernezer M.B. Church in Guntown with the Rev. Robert Jamison officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery. Grayson-Porter's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Ann Johnson of Valley Village, Calif.; four brothers, Michael Thompson, Simmie Dabbs and Fredrick Dabbs, all of Tupelo, and Henry Millard of Decatur, Ala.; three sisters, Bryant Mae Pounds of Verona, Youland Thompson of Tupelo and Dorothy Beard of Kokomo, Ind.; one brother-in-law, Julies Bell of Joliet, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Erica Dabbs and Patricia Thompson, both of Tupelo; one granddaughter, Jovan Johnson of Valley Village, Calif.; one great-grandchild, Naiji Johnson of Valley Village, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today. The family hour will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today. The body will be placed in the church one hour before services.

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