AUTHOR: JUDYC

Obituaries, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000

Alton Kennedy

SARDIS Alton Earl Kennedy, 66, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. He was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Tishomingo to Earl and Mallie Wood Kennedy. He was a maintenance worker for Tera Chemical and a member of Country Club Hill Baptist Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Marks and was past fire chief of Pleasant Grove Fire Department.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Allen Parnell officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Kay Kennedy White of Glenwood, Ill., and Belinda J. Kennedy Ewan of Elsberry, Mo.; one sister, Ruby Kennedy Wilson of Sardis; two brothers, Albert "Shorty" Kennedy and Jack Kennedy of Como; three grandchildren.

Joey Lamb

Joseph Eugene Lamb, 70, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at his residence. He was born March 4, 1930, in Tishomingo County to the late Mois and Omie Crane Lamb. He retired from Krueger in 1995, after more than 30 years of service. He owned land in Baldwyn and enjoyed spending time there, and he also cherished time with his granddaughter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Lann officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Ann Finney Lamb of Tupelo, whom he married April 3, 1961; three daughters, Jennifer Lamb of the Pratts community, Janie Lofton and her husband, Jerry, of Tupelo and Janice Smith of Memphis; three sons, David Lam and Pam Reynolds of Baldwyn, Nathaniel Lamb and Daniel Lamb of Tupelo; one sister, Shirley Pace; one brother, Billy Lamb; four grandchildren, Tori Kelly, Michael Smith, Steven Lofton and his wife, Summer, and Randy Lofton; one great-grandchild, Shelbi Lofton.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Mois Lamb Jr.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Lofton, Jamie Williams, Charles Sherdon, Ron Sherdon, Michael Sherdon and R.P. Owings.

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Eddie Walker II

WEST POINT Edward "Eddie" Eugene Walker II, 27, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at Clay County Medical Center from the results of an automobile accident. He was a native of West Point and a fork lift operator for Ellis Steel.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Church of the Living Water with Bro. Bill Walker officiating. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Michelle Boeke Walker of West Point; his parents, Edward and Glenda Walker of West Point; one sister, Laura Bishop of West Point; one brother, Bobby Walker of Pontotoc; his grandmother, Mary Carlton of Banning, Calif.; four nieces and one nephew.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ron Powell, Wilkes Wells, John Bishop, John Tate, Emanuel Ware, Larry Boeke and friends at Ellis Steele.

Visitation will be prior to services at the church.

Betty Newell

PONTOTOC Betty Louise Newell, 69, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an extended illness. She was a seamstress and a homemaker. She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. Know that we loved her, and she will be sorely missed.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Randy Kolb and the Rev. Greg Herndon officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Charles E. "Chuck" Newell of Pontotoc; four daughters, Shirley Faye Monts of Tupelo, Bonnie Jo Hendrix of Blue Springs, Toni Marie Mask of Pontotoc and Deborah Lynn Moore of Houston; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Marilyn Kay Robbins.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons, Scott Robbins, Wes Monts, Dalton Moore, Toby Mask, Brad Robbins, Brandon Mask, Kris Keith and John Ross Moore.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today.

Anna Robison

HAMILTON Anna Catherine Stewart Robison, 90, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Aberdeen-Monroe County Hospital. She was born Feb. 18, 1910, in Hamilton to the late Andrew Crosby and Juanita Atkinson Stewart. She was a lifelong resident of Hamilton. She was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and was a retired elementary school teacher. She was a member of Hamilton Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Rueben "Bill" Robison in 1992.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Ross Cemetery with Dr. James Towery officiating. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Stewart Robison and his wife, Kathy, of McComb; four grandchildren, Drew, Laury, Will and Hamilton Robison; one great-grandchild, Avery Robison; her special friends, Betty Richardson, Sherrie Richardson and Donna Kemp.

Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, Miss., 39703-9983.

Berla Aldridge

GATTMAN Berla Mae Waldrop Aldridge, 79, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Heritage Health Care Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala. She was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Monroe County to the late Matthew Thomas and Lonnie Lovvorn Waldrop. She lived most of her life in Monroe County. She was a homemaker and the owner of Mae's Snack Bar in Sulligent, Ala., for many years. She was a member of the Methodist church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Aberdeen with the Rev. Jim Birmingham officiating. Burial will be in Sulligent City Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Martha Birmingham of North Port, Ala.; one sister, Lee Verdier of Birmingham; two grandsons, Jim Birmingham of Chattanooga, Tenn., and James Birmingham of North Port, Ala.; six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ray Aldridge; and one son, Jimmy Ray Aldridge.

Angel Moss

CORINTH Angel Moss, 26, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2000, in Tishomingo County. She was born Dec. 12, 1973, in Elkhart, Ind. She was a homemaker and a member of First Pentecostal Church in Corinth.

Services were Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nelson Hight officiating. Burial was in Savannah, Tenn.

Survivors include her father, Fred Austin Earle of Arkansas; her mother, Mary Alcie Stacy of South Bend, Ind.; one daughter, C.J. Moss of Corinth; one son, Jacob Moss of Corinth; three brothers, Freddie Austin of Corinth, Ricky Austin of Elkhart, Ind., and Jimmy Austin of South Bend, Ind.; one sister, Candy Dluzak of South Bend, Ind.; her grandmother, Margie Likes.

Pallbearers were Fred Austin, Jimmy Austin, Ricky Austin and Fred Austin Jr.

Carolyn McCain

EUPORA Carolyn Brooks McCain, 65, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Dec. 5, 1934, in Webster County. She worked as a medical records secretary for Webster General Hospital and retired after 25 years of exemplary service.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Eupora with the Rev. W.S. Stewart and the Rev. Willie Weddle officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, James E. McCain of Eupora; one daughter, Kay McCain Lucovich of Carthage; one son, Mike McCain of Carthage; one sister, Dorothy Brooks Ray of Walthall; three grandchildren, Angle McCain, Lance Lucovich and Anna Lucovich.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until service time today.

Floyd Flake

WALNUT Floyd Clinton "Briar" Flake, 69, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Tippah County Hospital. He was a member of the Baptist church and was a sawmill worker.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at County Line Baptist Church in Chalybeate with the Rev. Billy D. Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Wilbanks Flake of Walnut; one goddaughter, Danielle King of Ripley; three sister, Elvie Settlemires of Corinth, Evon Conaway of Walnut and Helen Sanders of Booneville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Flora Flake.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Flake, Stevie Flake, Billy Flake, Timmy Flake, W.C. Settlemires and Ray Settlemires.

The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

Estelle Carroll

BIRMINGHAM Estelle Johnson Carroll, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Jett and Ellie Adams Roberts. She was a member of Huffman Free Will Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with Bro. Edward Puckett officiating. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Norwood Funeral Home of Sulligent, Ala., is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Melinda May; and one son, Bruce Johnson of Birmingham; three stepchildren, Max Carroll, Jerry Carroll and Pat Cohen, all of Buchanan, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Brandi Horn, Chris Johnson, Jaime Hicks, Denise May, Philip May, Mark Dossey and Angela Dossey; two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Tucker Horn; two sisters, Elvis Faulkner of Columbus, Vivian Spruiell of Sulligent; two brothers, J.G. Roberts of Splunge and Winford Roberts of Hatley.

Icy L. Williams

CORINTH Icy L. Williams, 89, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Alcorn Care Inn. She was a homemaker and a member of Box Chapel United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Coleman Chapel with the Rev. Mike Lovett officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park.

William Goodwin Sr.

ABERDEEN William Finley Goodwin Sr., 77, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, in Gulfport. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home.

William Pennington

IUKA William "Bill" Pennington, 73, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2000, at his residence. He was born in Chicago and moved to Iuka nine years ago. He will be remembered for his love of animals.

Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one brother, Robert Pennington of Chicago Ridge, Ill.

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Joe W. Partlow

Joe W. Partlow died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2000, at Holly Springs Health and Rehab Center. He was born March 28, 1928, to Louis and Lizzie Partlow. He was a member of Jerusalem M.B. Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Jerusalem M.B. Church in Nettleton with the Rev. Clarence Parks officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Plantersville. N.L. Jones Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Faye and her husband, O.D., and Kay and her husband, Winston; four sons, James and his wife, Lois, Charles and his wife, Glenda, John and his wife, Karen, and Tony; 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, four nieces, one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mable; two brothers, Floyell and Ozell; one sister, Bessie Rene; and one grandson, Chris.

Visitation will be from noon until 6 p.m. today with family hour from 6 until 7 p.m. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to services.

Arnold Shinall

RIPLEY Roy Arnold Shinall, 76, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a Baptist and a retired employee of Genesco Company after 32 years of service. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Nathan Pitney officiating and the Rev. Bill Baker assisting. Burial will be in Criswell Cemetery with the Rev. Marvin Robbins and the Rev. Howard Goolsby officiating the committal service. Ripley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of more than 48 years, Marie Roberson Shinall of Ripley; one daughter, Nancy Shinall Bridges and her husband, Terry, of Ripley; one son, Ricky Shinall and his wife, Jeanie, of Ripley; one sister, Ruth Fair and her husband, Bill, of Ripley; four grandchildren, Lynn Bridges King and her husband, James, Missy Bridges, Chris Shinall and Heather Shinall; two great-grandchildren, Matt King and Hunter Shinall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Jewel Smith Shinall; and three brothers, Alvie, Harold and Wesley Shinall.

Pallbearers will be Chris Shinall, Freddie Anderson, David Roberts, Keith Shinall, Gary Dunnam, Jimmy Dale Roberson, Kerry Roberson, Greg Thomas, Danny Mauney and Shane Richardson.

Visitation will last until service time Monday.

Charles H. McCarty

IUKA Charles H. McCarty, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at his residence. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Campground Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Moore of Corinth and Molly Roscorla of Sacramento, Calif.; one son, James P. McCarty of Phoenix; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.

Jean Ritter

AMORY Willie Jean Gaines Ritter, 58, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at the Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.

Linda Adams

AMORY Linda Gail Moffat Adams, 50, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.

Pat Lusby

AMORY Patricia Alice Lusby, 77, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.

Frances Jones

AMORY Frances Sims Jones died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Beverly Health Care Center in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Pickle Funeral Home.

Cindy Addington

SMITHVILLE Cindy Ann Addington, 34, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, from the results of an automobile accident in Lee County. She was born Feb. 4, 1966, in Amory. She was a lifelong resident of Monroe County, living in the Smithville area for the past several years. She attended the Amory Schools and Itawamba Community College, where she received her LPN degree. She had been employed by Beverly Health Care Center in Amory for the past 10 years.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Gary Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, John H. Addington of Smithville, they were married in 1982; her mother, Mary A. Harris Wade of Shannon; one son, Josh Addington of Smithville; one daughter, Brandy Addington of Smithville; one brother, Joe Wade of Amory; two sisters, Janice Horne and Darlene Horne of Nettleton; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph A. Wade.

Pallbearers will be Tony Lee Tate, Robbie Horne, Kenny Smithey, Chris Padfield, Danny Horne and Jeff Shepherd.

Honorary pallbearers will be the staff and employees of Beverly Health Care Center in Amory.

Margaret Hamilton

RIPLEY Margaret Crawford Hamilton, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at Resthaven Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.

William Seiler

SARDIS William Albert "Bill" Seiler, 58, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at his home in Enid. He was born in Paducah, Ky. He was a 1960 graduate of Corinth High School, where he was a member of the varsity football team. He attended the University of Mississippi and was a graduate of Memphis State University. He was a graduate of Methodist Hospital School of Respiratory Therapy.

He was employed with the Baptist Memorial Hospital Respiratory Therapy Department and was assistant manager for 14 years. He later worked in the construction business and was superintendent of Trammencrow Construction Company. He moved to Memphis in 1968, but for the past three years had spent most of his time in Sardis. He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper prior to the Vietnam War. He was a deacon and a member of Union Avenue Baptist Church in Memphis.

He was an avid ham radio operator and received the Amateur Extra Class Radio License. He was a member of Delta Amateur Radio Club of Memphis, the Quarter Wireless Association and received the American Radio Relay License.

Survivors include his wife, Nena Leeth Seiler of Sardis; two daughters, Amber S. and Dillard McCown and Alexis L. Seiler, all of Memphis; two sons, William Albert Seiler III and Adam Seiler of Memphis; his mother, Viola Small; one sister, Linda S. Edwards of Jackson; two brothers, Don Seiler of Corinth and David Seiler of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his father, William A. Seiler Sr.

Memorials may be made to the Sardis Library Building Fund or the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation-Trinity Hospice.

Ayleene Feibleman

DALLAS Ayleene Rubel "Ditty" Feibleman, 80, formerly of Corinth, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2000, at a Dallas Hospital. She was born Oct. 4, 1919, in Corinth. She was a graduate of Washington University, where she earned a degree in occupational therapy. She went on to open occupation therapy units in various veterans hospitals following World War II. She served as director of occupational therapy at the Texas Scottish Rite Children's Hospital for Crippled Children in Dallas for almost 20 years.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Lefkowitz Chapel at Temple Emanuel-Ei. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Henry Cemetery in Corinth. McPeters Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan L. Feibelman of Brooklyn; one son-in-law, George Turner of Brooklyn; two grandchildren, Eva Turner and Ezekiel Turner of Brooklyn; one brother, Abe Rubel of Memphis; two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Texas Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, 2222 Welbora St., Dallas, Texas, 75219, or a favorite charity.

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