AUTHOR: JUDYC

Obituaries, Friday, Nov. 20, 1998

Geneva Hudson

HICKORY FLAT Geneva Hudson, 66, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born April 5, 1932, in Tippah County to W.C. and Birdie Mae Crouch Perkins. She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany with Bro. Bill Merritt officiating. Burial will be in Amaziah Cemetery in Union County.

Survivors include her husband, Huey T. Hudson of Hickory Flat; two sons, Wallace H. Churchill and Jerry Hudson, both of Myrtle; one daughter, Cathy White of Hickory Flat; three sisters, Ann Baker, Linda Roberson and Bernice Sowell, all of Memphis; one brother, Sam Hudson of Memphis; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Janice Clark

MEMPHIS Janice Denice Clark, 33, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at the U.T. Bowld Hospital in Memphis. She was a former resident of Holly Springs and a graduate of Byhalia High School. She was a seamstress for Landau Uniforms of Olive Branch. She was a member of True Love Full Gospel Baptist Church in Memphis, where she was an usher and a member of the Pastor's Aide Society.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Chulahoma M.B. Church in Holly Springs with the Rev. Cameron Harris 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 one daughter, LaQuisha R. Clark of Memphis; her mother, Arnolia Houston Clark of Memphis; her grandfather, Leonard Houston of Memphis; six sisters, Luciell Coleman, Nola Muriel, Nolia Bell Williams, Teresa Williams, Arbedella Hearn and Minister Dorothy Clark, all of Memphis; six brothers, J.C. Clark, Roosevelt Clark, Arvester Clark, James Earl Clark, J.B. Clark Jr. and the Rev. Marion Clark, all of Memphis.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6 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.

Lizzie Mae Tucker

ASHLAND Lizzie Mae Jones Tucker, 86, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at the Marshall County Medical Center in Holly Springs. She was a former resident of Memphis and a former volunteer with the Memphis Housing Authority. She was a homemaker and the widow of Lawrence Tucker. She was a member of Sand Hill M.B. Church, where she was a member of the Usher Board. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sand Hill M.B. Church in Lamar with the Rev. Etoy Bogard 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 seven daughters, Elizabeth Mason of Lamar, Learlene Ivory of Moscow, Tenn., Alice Luellen of Ashland, and Dorothy Jackson, Clorine Wright, Geraldine Cox-Mance and Pearlie Mae Perry, all of Memphis; one son, Leon Tucker of Holly Springs; one brother, Walter Tate of East St. Louis, Ill.; 51 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10:30 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.

Jessie Gregg

CALHOUN CITY Jessie Lucius Gregg, 84, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. She was born Dec. 21, 1913, in Calhoun County to John Wesley Lucius and Alice Golden Lucius. She was a homemaker and a member of the Second Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Gregg.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Morris and the Rev. Buford Usry officiating. Burial will be in Calhoun City Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Doris Rogers, Sue Cannon and Sandra Stroup, all of Calhoun City; one sister, Clytee Bias of Derma; one brother, Jim Lucius of Calhoun City; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Tommie Booker

FULTON Tommie Irene Booker, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at the home of her great-niece, Bonnie Ryan, where she had lived for the past five years. A lifelong resident of Itawamba County, she was born April 14, 1913, to Thomas M. and Carrie Christian Booker. She was a homemaker and a member of New Salem Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and cooking.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Harold Ozbirn and Bro. C.D. Hood officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews, several great-nieces and great-nephews, several great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, and several great-great-great-nieces and great-great-great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Claude S. Booker and Flemon Booker; and five sisters, Beulah Elliott, Johnnie Mae Mattox, Hester Mattox, Addie Ford and Dimple Booker.

Pallbearers will be Mark Jenkins, Grant Jenkins, Jason Morrow, Charlie McCarthy, Jerry Wileman and Ernest Davis.

Visitation will be from 7 a.m. to service time today.

Vivian Woods

HOLLY SPRINGS Vivian Elaine Woods, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998, at the Marshall County Medical Center. She was born Jan. 20, 1915, in Choctaw County to G. Washington Moss and Nora Kilpatrick Moss. She was a graduate of Mississippi State University and a teacher for the Marshall County Schools. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Milton Winter officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Holly Springs.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Vernelle Winter of Holly Springs and Mary Ella Gilbert of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; three nieces, Prentis Winter, Beth Kearney and Jennifer Bruster; two nephews, Chip Stockard and Howard Winter.

Pallbearers will be Howard Winter, Mike Kearney, Jon Woods, Chip Stockard, Kim Webb and Bob Woods.

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

Willie Lee Washington

SHANNON Willie Lee Washington, 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Highs Chapel CME Church with the Rev. William Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in the New Cemetery in Shannon. Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth Johnson, Ellawee Washington and Willie Mae Morris, all of Shannon; seven sons, Homer Washington, Willie M. Washington, Jimmy Lee Washington, Willie Washington Jr. and Willie Floyd Wren, all of Shannon, Oscar Anderson of Tupelo and Terry Wayne Anderson of Verona; one sister, Lavelle Blackmon of Flint, Mich.; 43 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.

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

Mary Knowles

Mary Knowles, 80, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a member of North Green Street Church of Christ.

Services will be at noon Saturday at North Green Street Church of Christ with Bro. Derric Myers officiating. Burial will be in Blackland Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home of Verona is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Annie Pearl Burks of Tupelo; one sister, Tyler Faye McAllister of Plantersville; two brothers, James Depriest of St. Louis, Mo., and Willie Depriest of Baldwyn; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

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Mrs. Rosa Ford

Tallahassee, Fla.

2 p.m. Sunday

Jefferson Street Chapel

Beech Springs Cemetery

Mr. James B. "J.B." Morgan

Skyline community

Arrangements incomplete

Betty Jarvis

FULTON Betty Jarvis, 52, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Senter Funeral Home.

Hazel Holliday

Hazel Marie Holliday, infant, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Women's Hospital.

Graveside services will be at noon today at Porter's Memorial Park. Grayson-Porter's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her parents, Traci Taylor and James Earl Holliday; two brothers, Bodiares Taylor and Frederick Taylor; her grandfather, Willie James; her grandmother, Dorothy Holliday; uncles, aunts and cousins.

Melvin Killough

CORINTH Melvin Killough died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Coleman Funeral Home.

Joe McCoy Sr.

WALNUT Joe Nathan McCoy Sr., 66, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was a retired real estate broker and the owner of McCoy Insurance Agency for 20 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and a 32nd degree Mason.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Melissa McCoy-Bell, and her husband, Bud, of Cordova, Tenn.; two sons, Douglas Vardaman McCoy II of Pensacola, Fla., and Joe Nathan "Jay" McCoy Jr. and his wife, Dawn, of Tiplersville; two brothers, Richard Douglas McCoy of Walnut and Kenneth Wayne McCoy of Pensacola, Fla.; four grandchildren, Douglas V. McCoy III, Olivia Marie Bell, George Harold Bell III and Tanner Stanton McCoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Douglas Vardaman and Lillye Paseur McCoy.

Pallbearers will be Earl Williams, Gary Ray, Tim Riley, Mike Ray, Sonny Martindale and Micky Martindale.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Bell and Pat Harrison.

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