Joseph Anthony Sr., Brooksville

James T. Baird Sr., Houston

Shirley Jean Barnes, Burnsville

Angel Coats, Columbus

Eula Crocker, Fulton

Jamie Daniel, New Albany

Willie T. Davis, Okolona

Noah H. Devereaux, Helena, Ala.

Qdell Eads, Guin, Ala.

Frances S. Gary, Eupora

Larry Wayne Green, Coldwater

Sarah M. Hendrix, Shannon

Garrett M. Hodges, Byhalia

James R. Hogue, New Albany

Ida Mae Ingram, Memphis

Arianna Z. Johnson, Okolona

John David Johnson, Mantee

Faye A. Jones, Iuka

Winnie Ray Koon, Booneville

Madeline Maxey, Fulton

"Ruck" Miskelly, Ripley

Howard T. Motes, Hamilton

Willadeen N. Robinson, Eupora

Ava Ross, Corinth

Mabel Russell, New Albany

Culley Wayne Sledge, Oxford/Water Valley

Virginia Spencer, Corinth

Keith Wood, Tupelo

Ava Ross

CORINTH - Ava Ross, 91, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McPeters Funeral Directors.

Madeline Maxey

FULTON - Madeline Robinson Maxey, 92, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Daniel Health Complex in Fulton. She was born Jan. 7, 1911, in Itawamba County to John Garvin and Rose Elmira Hiden Robinson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Tremont Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tremont Baptist Church with Bro. James Earl Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Tremont Methodist Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two stepsons, Morris Maxey of Memphis and Jack Maxey of Camarillo, Calif.; one sister, Corinne Robinson Cooley Taylor of Tupelo; one niece, Rebecca Harbor Jones of Madison, Ala.; one nephew, Larry O. Cooley of Marietta, Ga.; six stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Atley Maxey.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Arianna Z. Johnson

OKOLONA - Arianna Z. Johnson, infant son of Santosha Johnson and Marcus Nance, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, in Birmingham, Alabama.

Services were held Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Williams Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery.

Survivors include his parents; his grandmothers, Stephanie Johnson and Mary Carrouthers, both of Okolona, and Catherine Nance of Prairie; his grandfathers, Johnny Walker of Columbus and Andrew Perry of Prairie; one sister, Brianna Vance; one brother, Jamaquez Nance.

Willie T. Davis

OKOLONA - Willie T. Davis died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona.

Keith Wood

Keith Wood, 67, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at his residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home.

Mabel Russell

NEW ALBANY - Mabel Yarbrough Russell, 80, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was born Nov. 25, 1922, in Union County to the late James Douglas Yarbrough and Tisha Lou Hamblin Yarbrough. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of New Albany and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was the former owner of Mabel's Portrait Studio in New Albany. She was strongly devoted to her family and friends.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the United Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Tom Summrall and Bro. Neil Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in New Albany.

Survivors include her son, Charles Wayne Russell of West Memphis, Ark.; her sisters, Clarice Watson of Baldwyn, Mildred Miller of Tupelo and Jenny Sue Epting of Guntown; one brother, Douglas Yarbrough and his wife, Eula, of Baldwyn; seven grandchildren, Chuck Russell, Angela Russell, Chris Russell, Chad Russell, Amy Russell-Goin, Timothy Russell and Charlotte Russell; eight great-grandchildren, Holly Russell, Hope Russell, Madison Russell, Alex Russell, Tyler Russell, Dylan Goin, Nikolas Russell and Christopher Thompson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Dolly Hardy.

Pallbearers will be Chris Russell, Chad Russell, Timothy Russell, Jerry Yarbrough, Steve Watson and Chuck Russell.

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

James R. Hogue

NEW ALBANY - James R. Hogue, 63, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by United Funeral Service.

Virginia Spencer

CORINTH - Nellie Virginia Smith Spencer, 71, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at her residence. She was a member of the Church by Christ Jesus. She enjoyed going to church, singing and working her garden and flower beds. She loved her family and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Brandon Jolly and Bro. Jackie Jolly officiating. Burial will be in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include five sons, Paul Rufus Smith and his wife, Regina, and Thomas Eugene Smith, all of Corinth, Jimmy Dean Smith of Ashland, Troy Wayne Smith and his wife, Margaret, and Timmy Ladron Spencer and his wife, Renay, all of Rienzi; three daughters, Barbara Jane Cummings and her husband, Johnny, of Corinth, Earnie Katherine Studdard and her husband, Bobby, and Pat Malone and her husband, Jackie, all of Rienzi; three sisters, Edith Mitchell of Corinth, Billie Doris Gray and Bobbie Sue McQuilliams, both of Hornlake; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, George Washington Mitchell; her mother, Lilly Daisy Waldrop Whirley; the father of her children, Paul Clarence Smith; one son, Aaron Lee Smith; four sisters, Arlie Mitchell, Mary Jewel Bowden, Eloise Hancock, Betty Joe Mitchell; two grandsons, Dewayne Smith and Tyler Blake Spencer; one great-granddaughter, Whitney Thomas.

Pallbearers will be Eric McDaniels, Jerry Gifford, Danny "Shorty" Mincey, Ricky Thrasher, Joey Brawner and Mike Dawson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Clark and Jimmy Rogers.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and on Sunday from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

John David Johnson

MANTEE - John David Johnson, 73, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. He was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Webster County to the late A.O. Johnson and Marietta Smith Johnson. He was a retired auto mechanic and for 40 years was a partner of D & J Garage. He was a member of the Mantee Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Mantee Baptist Church with Bro. Ken Hester and Bro. Mark Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Mantee. Houston Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Betty Walker Johnson of Mantee; two sons, William O. "Bill" Johnson and his wife, Theresa, of Madison, Ala., and Bruce Johnson and his wife, Ladonna, of Madison; two sisters, Dorothy Dobbs and her husband, Elmer, and Frances Baker and her husband, Walter, all of Mantee; four grandchildren, Blake, Kellie, Audrey and Abby Johnson; two stepgrandchildren, Bryce and Krista Shelton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Charles Johnson.

Pallbearers will be Doug Wilson, Wes, Jeff, Jody and Cecil Johnson and Bernie White.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mantee Baptist Church Building Fund.

Sarah M. Hendrix

SHANNON - Sarah M. Hendrix, 75, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.

Cully Wayne Sledge

OXFORD/WATER VALLEY - Cully Wayne Sledge, 76, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was retired from Borg-Warner and a member of the Old Union Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Tutor Funeral Home in Oxford with Charlie Swords officiating. Burial will be in the Old Union Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Anne Savage and Mae Darby, both of Water Valley, and Lisa Harrison and Teresa Whitehead, both of Oxford; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Collie Harwell of Oxford; one stepson, Joe Miles of Water Valley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Grace Britt Sledge; and his parents, Lonnie and Eva Sledge.

Pallbearers will be Charles Mize, Terry Whitehead, Randy Byrd, Ronnie Savage, Bruce Allen and Timmy Reeves.

Visitation will continue until service time today at the funeral home.

Ida Mae Ingram

MEMPHIS - Ida Mae Hubbard Ingram, 73, formerly of Victoria, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at the Alliance Health Care System in Holly Springs. She was a member of the Mt. Newell M.B. Church in Red Banks and a member of the Usher Board. She was the retired owner of Marchiso Dry Cleaners.

Services will be at noon today at the Mt. Newell M.B. Church in Red Banks with the Rev. Arthur Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, J.P. Ingram of Memphis; three daughters, Iris Ingram-Houston, Sadie Truesdale and Debbie Ingram-Harding, all of Memphis; two sisters, Willie Mae Osby and Thelma Brunson, both of Memphis; one brother Langston Hubbard of Memphis; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 11:55 a.m. today at the church. There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

James T. Baird Sr.

HOUSTON - James T. Baird Sr., 84, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, in Atoka, Tenn. He was born Sept. 8, 1918, in McCondy to the late Earl E. Baird and Mammie Leopard Baird. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was retired as a rural mail carrier after 36 years and was a member of the Prospect Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at the Prospect Cemetery with Bro. Mike Childs officiating. Houston Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, James "Jimmy" Baird Jr. and his wife, Judy, of Atoka, Tenn., and Billy N. Baird and his wife, Carol, of Clinton; three grandchildren, Colin Baird of Jackson, Bryan Baird of Athens, Ga., and James G. Baird of Cordova, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Laurice Neal Baird.

Pallbearers will be Colin, Bryan and James G. Baird, Tommy Baird, Larry Nichols and Walter Archer.

Shirley Jean Barnes

BURNSVILLE - Shirley Jean Barnes, 65, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a member of the New Liberty Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher. She worked for several years at the Tishomingo County Tax Assessor's Office, working at both the old and new courthouses. She also worked for a time as a secretary at Monotech of Mississippi. She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the New Liberty Baptist Church with Bro. Ed Kennedy and Bro. Louie Williams officiating. Burial will be in the White Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Pickwick, Tenn. Cutshall Funeral Home of Glen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Bobby M. Barnes of Burnsville; one son, John M. Barnes and his wife, Lee, of Burnsville; two daughters, Angie Wallace and her husband, Mark, of Corinth, and Kellie Crum and her husband, Stacy, of Glen; two brothers, Floyd Smith of Memphis, Tenn., and Elmer Ray Counce of Michie, Tenn.; one sister, Ruby Suffil of Apopka, Fla.; six grandchildren, Brad Guthrie of Nashville, Tenn., Barron Guthrie, 1st Class Petty Officer, Navy, of Jacksonville, Fla., Halie Crum and Marissa Crum, both of Glen, Ryan Wilson and Jessica Wilson, both of Burnsville; one great-grandchild, Greylee Elizabeth Guthrie of Cairo.

Pallbearers will be Greg Kennedy, Jeff Kennedy, Joe Hudson, Bobby Kennedy, Brian Hudson and Greg Adams.

Honorary pallbearers will include Lucian Epperson, Luther Roy Adams, Greg Kennedy, Charlie Crum, Mike Inlow, Ed Kennedy, Elwood Hall, Hick Miller, Mike Nash, Tim Nash and Russell Weathers.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home in Glen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Liberty Baptist Church, 32 CR 292, Glen, MS 38846, or to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454, phone 1-800-ACS-2345.

Faye A. Jones

IUKA - Faye Adkins Jones, 51, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at her residence. She was a Baptist and a former employee of the Tishomingo Shoe Company.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with Bro. Merle Dixon and Bro. Tommy Jennings officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Jones of Iuka; her parents, Henry Jr. and Rose Lee Adkins of Iuka; two sons, Jimmy Lee Pruitt of Iuka and Scotty Ray Pruitt of Mt. Pleasant; one sister, Rebecca Parker of Iuka; two grandchildren, Sierra Lee Pruitt and Brittany Lynn Pruitt.

Pallbearers will be Mike Walker, Matt Hines, Andy Tigner, Ronnie Young, Jason Parker and Jimmy Adkins.

Visitation will begin at noon today at the funeral home and continue until service time.

"Ruck" Miskelly

RIPLEY - Lester "Ruck" Miskelly, 66, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at his home in Ripley He was a retired parts manager for Griffin Tractor Company. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He served on the Ripley Fire Department for nine years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Dorothy Haney Miskelly; and one brother, Bruce Hall Miskelly.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church in Ripley with the Rev. Larry Creel and the Rev. Tom Potter officiating. Burial will be in the Ripley Cemetery. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Lou Ann Hall Miskelly of Ripley; one son, William H. "Rocky" Miskelly and his wife, Raigan, of Ridgeland; one brother, Charlie Hall Miskelly of Corinth; two grandchildren, Walker and Wesley Miskelly of Ridgeland.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Smith, Richard Babb, Herb Hellums, Tommy Benson, Jim Pannell, Jim Smith, John Reid and Jack Gadd.

Honorary pallbearers will be member of the Ripley Fire Department.

Visitation will continue today from 7 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 302 S. Main Street, Ripley, MS 38663 or a charity of choice.

Larry Wayne Green

COLDWATER - Larry Wayne Green, 56, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at his residence. He had previously worked as a welder for Mapco of Memphis for 28 years.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ripley Funeral Home with Minister Mark Lindley officiating. Burial will be in the Chapman Church of Christ Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Nicole Green of Southaven; one son, Bobby Green of Southaven; his mother and stepfather, Cassie Lee Mauney Green Pirani and Frank Pirani.

He was preceded in death by his father, Nolan Green.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Mauney, Holland Jumper, Harold Mauney, Leroy Derrick, Ronnie McElroy and Daffin McElroy.

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

Eula Crocker

FULTON - Eula Mae Crocker, 87, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Fulton. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Angel Coats

COLUMBUS - Angel Coats, infant, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.

Services were held Sunday, July 6, at the New Prospect Cemetery in Starkville with the Rev. Alonzo Sykes Sr. officiating. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her mother, Karen Coats; her father, Ferlonzo Coats; her maternal grandparents, the Rev. Alonzo Sykes Sr. and Josephine Sykes of Aberdeen; her paternal grandparents, Arvid and Delois Coats of Starkville; her maternal great-grandmothers, Alice Sykes and Elizabeth Holliday, both of Aberdeen and maternal great-great-grandmother, Selma Sykes of Aberdeen; paternal great-grandparents, Cornelia and Larie Coats; other relatives and friends.

Joseph Anthony Sr.

BROOKSVILLE - Joseph Anthony Sr., 94, died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, in Meridian. He was born Sept. 3, 1908. He was a member of the Wright Chapel United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Oakland M.B. Church in Crawford with the Rev. Ada Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Wright Chapel Cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Joseph Anthony Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif.; six daughters, Corene Anthony of Brooksville; Julia Hairston and Jean Anthony Bell, both of Flint, Mich., Sallie Anthony, Rebecca Harris and Jannie Riley, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; one brother, Rass Anthony of Flint, Mich.; two sisters , Hattie Philips and Jannie Oxendine, both of Detroit, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. today with a wake fro m 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

The body will lie in state one hour prior to services.

Garrett M. Hodges

BYHALIA - Garrett Milton Hodges, 90, died Monday, July 7, 2003. He had worked for Kimberly Clark. He was born Feb. 23, 1913.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, Guadalupe Hodges of Byhalia; two sons, Julian Gracia and Carlos Gracia, both of Byhalia.

Jamie Daniel

NEW ALBANY - Jamie Beulah Swann Daniel, 90, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at her residence. She was born May 11, 1913, in Union County to the late James Alfred and Beulah Goudelock Swann. She was a retired school teacher. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Clinton Daniel.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the United Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Duiall Corbitt officiating. Burial will be in the Zion Hill Cemetery.

There were no survivors.

Pallbearers will be Morris Jarvis, Jimmy Hamblin, Robert Goudelock, Larry Swann, David Collins and Wilburn Magill.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home

Noah H. Devereaux

HELENA, Ala. - Noah Hamilton Devereaux, infant, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born July 11, 2003, to Brian James and Amy Jean Hamilton Devereaux in Birmingham.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with the Rev. Carl Benedict officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his parents, Brian James and Amy Jean Devereaux of Helena, Ala.; his paternal grandparents, Brian P. Devereaux and his wife, Bonnie, and Laurie L. Phillips and her husband, Tim, all of Starkville; his maternal grandparents, Ronnie Wayne Hamilton and his wife, Kathy, of Bessemer, Ala.; his paternal great-grandparent, Victoria Devereaux of New Fane, New York; one uncle, Scott Devereaux of Starkville.

Howard T. Motes

HAMILTON - Howard Taft Motes, 94, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the Care Center of Aberdeen. He was born Jan. 4, 1909, in Phil Campbell, Ala., to John Franklin and Ella Wilson Motes. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County. He retired from the Monroe County Power Association. He was a member of the Hamilton Church of Christ. He loved to hunt.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Doug English officiating. Burial will be in the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include one son, Lloyd Motes and his wife, Wanda, of Hamilton; three grandchildren, Bobby Motes and his wife, Carylon, Bennie Motes and his wife, Gladys, and Sandra Motes; seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lillie Inell Guin Motes; and one son, Howard F. Motes.

Winnie Fay Koon

BOONEVILLE - Winnie Fay Tollison Koon, 83, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home of Booneville. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frances S. Gary

EUPORA - Frances Shaw Gary, 84, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson. She was born Oct. 19, 1918, in Grenada County. She was a retired teacher and Webster County employee and a member of the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Webster County.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. J.B. Rowe and the Rev. John Gray officiating. Burial will be in the Embry Cemetery in Webster County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Edna Kay Gary Honeycutt of Brandon; one sister, Mary Edna Rose of Greenwood; two brothers, Robert Shaw and Billy Shaw, both of Grenada; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Earnest Gary Sr.; and two sons, Jack E. Gary Jr. and William S. Gary.

The body will lie in state one hour prior to services.

Willadeen N. Robinson

EUPORA - Willadeen Nail Robinson, 78, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the Beverly Health Care Nursing Home in Eupora. She was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Duck Hill. She was a retired homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Eupora.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. W.S. Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the West Shady Grove Cemetery in Webster County.

Survivors include one daughter, Katherine Robinson Dodd of Madison; four sons, Daniel Levon Robinson, Patrick Stanley Robinson and James Dee Robinson, all of Eupora, and Marshall Lee Robinson of Florence; one sister, Lillie Mae Webb of Brandon; two brothers, Doyle Nail of Memphis and Ernest Nail of Duck Hill; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Levon Robinson; and a son, James Marshall Robinson.

Visitation will be from 6 p. m. to 9 p. m. today at the funeral home.

Qdell Eads

GUIN, Ala. - Qdell Eads, 73, of Guin, Ala., died Thursday, July 10, 2003, in the Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham. He was born in Brilliant, Ala., to the late Charlie and Wilkie Miller Eads. He had lived in Guin most of his life and was a member of the Guin Free Will Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Norwood Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dwayne Hammontree and Bro. Mark Maddox officiating. Burial will be in the Guin City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jewell Colburn Eads of Guin, Ala.; one daughter, Donna Shiver of Opelika, Ala.; one son, Rickie Eads of Winfield, Ala.; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter.

Peggy Pound

BELDEN - Peggy Pound, 63, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo as the result of an automobile accident. She was born March 24, 1940, in Pontotoc County to Glover E. and Laura Bryant Day. She was a member of Longview Baptist Church. She was a scheduler at Action Industries in Pontotoc for many years. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens and spending time with her grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Longview Baptist Church in Pontotoc with Bro. Jimmy Russell and Bro. Johnny Sykes officiating. Burial will be in Longview Cemetery. Baldwin Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Keith Pound of Belden, whom she married May 6, 1988; a daughter, Tammy Matthews and husband, Donald, of Cairo; a son, Greg Cox and wife, Carla, of Springville; two stepdaughters, Carla Lucroy and Bonnie Merritt, both of Longview; a stepson, Brian Pound of Pontotoc; a sister, Barbara Day Steele of Pontotoc; her stepmother, Ruth Day; her sister-in-law, Jackie Day; eight grandchildren, Dillon Matthews, Dustin Matthews, Lindsey Cox, Coley Issac Cox, Hayden Cox, Valerie Tutor, Corie Lucroy and Drake Merritt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Mack Bryant Day; and a nephew, Mark Bryant Day.

Pallbearers will be Steve Russell, Ben Russell, Mike Cox, Bill Pound, Tommy Pound and Barry Boyd.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the local American Cancer Society Chapter, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson MS 39213.

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