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Obituary Policy

The Daily Journal publishes obituaries, up to seven column inches in length, free as a public service. Obituaries are accepted only from funeral homes.

All obituaries will include the deceased person's name, age, occupation, date and place of death, time and place of services, and names of immediate family survivors. A brief paragraph of information such as church and community activities also will be included.

Additional information may be included, but the charge for length exceeding seven inches will be $9.64 per column inch. Charges will be billed through the funeral home.

Funeral homes may call 678-1574, 842-2612 or 1-800-270-2612 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. daily to submit obituaries. The Daily Journal's fax number is 842-2233. Any corrections must be called in by the funeral home.

Roy Prather

FALKNER Roy Prather died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at his home in Falkner. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley.

James K. Harrison

EUPORA James K. Harrison, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Webster Health Services in Eupora. He was born Jan. 25, 1915, in Arkansas. He was a retired employee of Futorian Manufacturing, a member of the West Eupora Church of God and an Army veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Well and Bro. Travis Touchstone officiating. Burial will be in Ebernezer Cemetery in Webster County.

Survivors include one daughter, Cherry Elaine Kinard of Pearl; three sons, James H. Harrison of Kilmichael, and Stanley C. Harrison and Donald G. Harrison, both of Tomnolen; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mae; three sons, Freddy, Joe and Steve; and a daughter, Linda.

Huey Hines Jr.

MATHISTON Huey "Peanut" Hines Jr., 26, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at his home in Sturgis. He was born July 17, 1974, in Louisiana. He was a truck mechanic and a member of Midway Church of Christ at Maben.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Blythe Creek Baptist Church with Luskey Green officiating. Burial will be in Blythe Creek Cemetery in Choctaw County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Nicole Pritchard Hines of Mathiston; two sons, Brody Hines and Braden Hines, both of Mathiston; one sister, Toni Withers of Sturgis; one brother, Carl Reed of Sturgis.

Beth Gillentine

BECKER Eunie Trevett "Beth" Culver Gillentine, 52, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory after a sudden illness. She was born Dec. 9, 1948, in Lee County to William Cleveland "Tom" Culver and Annie Myrtle Culver. She owned and operated Main Street Pawn and Jewelry for several months. She was a member of a nondenominational church. She lived in Okolona and Amory before moving to Arrowhead Point on the Tenn-Tom Waterway at Becker. She was previously married to James Roy Gillentine. She enjoyed her grandchildren, playing cards, travel and cooking.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory with Bro. Ben Raper officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Nettleton.

Survivors include her mother, Annie Myrtle Davis Culver Higdon of Tupelo; three sons, Tommy James Gillentine of Hamilton, Ala., and Roy Allen Gillentine and Joel Ray Gillentine, both of Okolona; two daughters, Angela G. Galbreath and her husband, Richard, of Hamilton, Ala., and Jessica Hope Gillentine of Becker; two brothers, William Cleveland Culver of Cedar Bluff, Ala., and John Allen Culver of Nettleton; four sisters, Velora Ann Fowler of Shannon, Willie Jean Cox and Marsha LaRue Alred, both of Smithville, and Shelia Annette Plunkett of Nettleton; six grandchildren, Jamison, Jacob, Login, Josh, Leighton and Cara Beth; a special friend, Jim Roberts of Becker.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the United Blood Services, Tupelo MS 38803-2577.

Judith Holloway

CALHOUN CITY Judith Ann Honeycutt Holloway, 54, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at the U.T. Bowld Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1946, in Tishomingo County. She was a florist for 20 years and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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

Survivors include her husband, G.L. Holloway of Calhoun City; three daughters, Roxann Hubbard and Shelly Longest, both of Calhoun City, and Jeanette Baker of Jackson; one son, Buddy Wilborn of Jackson; two sisters, Melda Lynn LaRue of Birmingham and Denise Timbs of Burnsville; three brothers, James T. Honeycutt Jr. of Adamsville, Tenn., Jerry Don Honeycutt of Jackson and Wayne Grissom of Fulton; seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Tim Holloway, David Earl Holloway, Buddy Wilborn, David Hood Jr., Mark Honeycutt, Henry Hitt, Steve Honeycutt and Gregg Honeycutt.

Orval Knowles

BLUE MOUNTAIN Orval Onsleye Knowles, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was a retired teacher, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church in Blue Mountain. He researched genealogy and wrote family history books. He enjoyed his garden and writing letters to his cousins. He was the son of the late George Thomas Knowles and Alma Smith Knowles.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ron Meeks officiating and Bro. James Travis assisting. Burial will be in Tippah Memorial Gardens in Ripley.

Survivors include his wife, Addie Brotherton Knowles of Blue Mountain; one daughter, Rita Newby and her husband, Troy, of Blue Mountain; one granddaughter, Jenna Newby of Blue Mountain.

Pallbearers will be Robert Lovett, Jack Moser, Milton Welch, Ken Phillips, Leonard Brotherton and Wayne Brotherton.

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

Lee R. Bramlett

PONTOTOC Lee R. Bramlett, 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at his home after a long illness. He was born May 11, 1937, in Pontotoc County. He was a farmer, a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church and the VFW.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Baldwin Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Winston Ross officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Bramlett of Pontotoc; two daughters, Christy Lewis and her husband, James, of Pontotoc, and Bonnie Davis and her husband, Jim, of Thaxton; two sons, David Bramlett and Allen Bramlett, both of Pontotoc; one sister, Betty Stark of Pontotoc; one brother, Roy Bramlett Jr. of Pontotoc; six grandchildren, Ryan Bramlett, John Crawford, Franky Bramlett, Matthew Lewis, Daniele Bramlett and Rayna Davis.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Willie D. Bramlett.

Pallbearers will be Jean Russell, Jim Davis, Bill Duke, Daryl Seale, Shan Thompson and James Grisham.

Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Russell, Ellis Reeder, W. Anderson and Danny Ray.

Visitation will continue from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

Lenora Reinbold

BOONEVILLE Lenora M. Reinbold, 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Longwood Community Living Center in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home.

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

Coy Morrow

NEW SALEM Coy Morrow, 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He was born March 9, 1919, in Itawamba County to the late Charlie and Willie Shaw Morrow. He was a construction worker for 30 years before retiring and served as a superintendent for JESCO. He was a veteran of World War II and a Methodist.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Senter Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with Bro. Sammy Washburn and Bro. Lee Gardner officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Betty Morrow, and Thomas and Lynn Morrow, all of Smithville; a daughter-in-law, Helen Morrow of Senatobia; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Elbert Morrow of Fulton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewel Morrow; a son, Billy Morrow; and a granddaughter, Marsha Holloway.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Morrow, Tim Morrow, Steve Morrow, Andy Holloway, Brad Thompson and Steve Allen.

Memorials may be made to the New Salem Cemetery Fund.

Nell Cromeans

FULTON Nell Cromeans, 65, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born May 16, 1935, in Randolph County, Ala., to Ross and Flossy East Vinson. She was a retired factory worker and homemaker, and a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jackie Gray officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Pete Cromeans of Fulton; two daughters, Nel Ames and her husband, Premo, of Goose Creek, S.C., and Betty Sue Senter of Fulton; two sons, Tom Cromeans and his wife, Sharon, of Lake Villa, Ill., and Willie Cromeans and his wife, Vicky, of Golden; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Lore Thorn of Red Bay, Ala., and Maureen Puckett of Sun City, Fla.; one brother, Pac Vinson and his wife, Helen, of Fulton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Rosco Vinson; and three sisters, Amon, Renee and Hazel Vinson.

Pallbearers were Josh Senter, J.R. Baynes, Danny Timms, Shain Fowler, Premo Ames, David Cleveland, Arnold Ray Cleveland and Durrell Vinson.

Ellie Mae Young

Ellie Mae Young, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at St. Anthony Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., after a brief illness. A Lee County native, she lived in the Auburn community most of her life. She was a retired employee of Reed Manufacturing, where she worked for more than 40 years. She was a member of Crossroads Christian Church. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening. She was the widow of J.A. Young, who died in 1984.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the West Main Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Minister J.V. Kerley and Dr. Dwight Irons officiating. Burial will be in the Auburn Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Fred Young of St. Louis; one daughter-in-law, Lamoise Young of Tupelo; five grandchildren, Peggy Kerley and her husband, J.V., of Paducah, Ky., Belinda Wyrick of St. Louis, Patty Herring and her husband, Sam, of Tupelo, Eric Young and his wife, Kathy, of Wichita Kan., and Lance Young and his wife, Beth, of St. Louis; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and a son, Horace Young, in 1994.

Pallbearers will be Lance, Eric and Bob Young, Sam Herring, Chad Kerley and Chad Pinson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hansford Farrar and Russell Carnathan.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the West Main Chapel.

Bertha Garner

NEW ALBANY Bertha Foster Garner, 86, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at her daughter's home. She was a member of Shady Grove M.B. Church and a primary teacher.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greater New Hope Church with the Rev. William Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Gerizum Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her children, Roberta Ivy and her husband, C.W., Maggie Jones and her husband, Prentis, and Jeannelle Crawford and her husband, Archie, all of New Albany, Martha Sudduth of Kansas City, Mo., Lola McKinney and her husband, Toy, of Tupelo, William Garner and his wife, Lynnie, and Charles Garner and his wife, Odessa, of Myrtle, Roman Garner and his wife, Violet, and Early Garner and his wife, Pearlene, all of Memphis; a son-in-law, Calvin McBride of Jackson, Tenn.; one brother, Elihue Foster; 24 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Mildred Orr

Mildred Patton Orr, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Cedars Health Center after a long illness. She was a retired employee of Hancock Fabrics and a member of the First Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and cooking and sewing.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Dr. Gayle Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Leroy H. Orr of Tupelo; one daughter, Carolyn Orr Smith and her husband, James, of Tupelo; four grandchildren, Kip Smith and his wife, Page, of Tupelo, Kim Waldrop and her husband, Terry, of Saltillo, Kirt Smith of Pickwick Dam, Tenn., and Kourtney Smith of Tupelo; eight great-grandchildren, Vanessa Laughead, Desmond Smith, Hunter Smith, Christian Smith, Hannah Smith, Benjamin Smith, Jacy Waldrop and Kylie Waldrop; one stepgreat-grandchild, Lindsey Waldrop.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Minnie Lee and Edward Fleetwood Patton; and three brothers, Hollis, Homer and Eugene Patton.

Her grandsons and great-grandsons will be pallbearers.

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

Laura England

BOONEVILLE Laura Holley England, 59, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home.

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

Edwin Alred

FULTON Edwin Cecil Alred, 70, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at his home. He was a resident of the Tupelo area most of his life. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, retiring in 1970. He was a member of Calvery Baptist Church in Tremont.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lee Memorial Chapel in Verona. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park with full military honors.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Ann Alred; three daughters, Libby Arnau and her husband, Teddy, of Birmingham, Pam Gibson of Kentucky and Linda Alred of Orlando, Fla.; three stepdaughters, Almelia Fay Canon of Marion, La., Patrica Sue Corbett of Clarkville, Tenn., and Bevely Ann Crane of Livingston, La.; one son, Orlando Alred and his wife, Susan, of Orlando, Fla.; one stepson, Sindy Dean Averett of Holden, La.; three sisters, Virginia Enis of Birmingham, Shirley Campise and her husband, Paul, of Houston, Texas, and Joyce Arvis and her husband, George, of Belden; three brothers, Carl Alred and his wife, Sue, of the Carolina community, Bobby Scott and his wife, Martha, of Guntown, and Gerald Wayne Alred of Mobile, Ala.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Falls.

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

Virgie Nunley

BELMONT Virgie Mae Smith Nunley, 95, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 4, 1905, in Finger, Tenn. She lived in Prentiss County after her marriage and moved to Tishomingo County on March 1, 1941. She was a homemaker who loved her family, cooking, gardening and raising flowers. She became a born again Christian when she was 14 years old and baptized. Many years later she and her husband became members of Liberty Church of Christ.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Wayne Mitchell and Bro. Ray Kirk officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Jean Barrett and her husband, Oscar, of Belmont; two sons, Roy B. Nunley and his wife, Audrey, of Belmont, and Troy A. Nunley and his wife, Alice, of Florida; eight grandchildren, Scott Nunley and his wife, Nancy, of Corinth, Steve Nunley of Iuka, Regina Graham and her husband, Glen, and Deresia Deaton and her husband, Lester, all of Red Bay, Ala., Vanessa Clancy and Tonya Nunley Davis, both of Florida, Janice Lynn Elkin of Illinois, Debbie Belue and her husband, Tim, of Dennis; seven great-grandchildren, Scott Nunley II and Ken Nunley, both of Corinth, Jessica Boyd and Makita Deaton, both of Red Bay, Josh Boyd, Shane Blaylock and Decota Belue, all of Dennis; one great-great-grandchild, Garrett Nunley of Corinth; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph Nunley, in 1976; one son, Billy D. Nunley, in 1982; her mother, Mattie Smith Rinks, in 1952; her father, L. Smith, in 1911; and a brother, Lester Smith in 1952.

Pallbearers will be Scott Nunley, Steve Nunley, Josh Boyd, Scott Nunley II, Tim Belue and Lester Deaton.

Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie Lynch, Shane Blaylock, Jake Adams, Will Lynch, Oscar Barrett, Melton Sparks and Scott Young.

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

Ala Mae Cannon

Corinth Ala Mae Cannon, 70, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was the daughter of George M. Choate and Effie Cofield Choate, and was a Baptist. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed reading the Bible and doing embroidery work.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Wages officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial park Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Mae McClure and husband, Samuel, of Tuscumbia, Ala., Vivian Gale Joly and husband, Leon, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Hilda Jane Baswell of Corinth; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Joly, Lee Joly, Chris Joly, Casey McClure, James Ray Baswell and wife, Julie, Brian Heath Baswell and Billy Randle "Wayne" Baswell; four great-grandchildren, Brandy Ann Baswell, Briana Nicole Baswell, Sylvia Dawn Baswell and Dakota Marie Joly; a brother, Bobby Gene Choate and wife, Susie, of Corinth; a sister, Sue Crow and husband, Robert, of Portage, Ind.; two brothers-in-law, Dean Cannon and wife, Jean, of Cabot, Ark., and Clayton Cannon of Corinth; a sister-in-law, Nadine Choate of Des Plaines, Ill.; the father of her children, Emmett Cannon of Corinth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Huey Choate, Odell Choate, Wayne Choate and Opal Choate; three sisters, Evelyn Smith, Essie Maness and Pauline Haynie; her father-in-law, Namon Cannon; her mother-in-law, Myrtle Cannon; five brothers-in-law, J.T. Maness, Phillip Cannon, Millard Haynie, Herbert "Hub" Smith and Garland Cook; and three sisters-in-law, Rilla Cannon, Helen Choate and Janie Cook.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Lee Joly, Chris Joly, Casey McClure, James Ray Baswell, Brian Baswell and Wayne Baswell.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and from noon until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Dorthy McClure

Corinth Dorthy Ferguson McClure, 70, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at her residence. She was a member of Tate Baptist Church and was married for 50 years to Billy D. McClure. She was the daughter of Clarence Ferguson and Ethel Gladney Ferguson. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed cooking special meals for the family gatherings.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial in Corinth National Cemetery. Dr. Bill Darnell and the Rev. Grant Clark will officiate.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Jerry D. McClure and wife, Kathy, of Corinth, and Steve McClure of Southaven; one daughter, Donna Hallmark and husband, John, of Tupelo; four grandchildren, Christ Hallmark of Jackson, Taylor Hallmark of Tupelo, Yvonne McClure of Oxford and Allison McClure of Hattiesburg; two brothers, Lamar Ferguson and wife, Betty, of Grenada, and Warren Ferguson and wife, Catherine, of Kosciusko; two sisters, Martha Jean Drew and husband, Joe, of Cordova, Tenn., and Ethelynn Shoulders and husband, Hugh, of Gallatin, Tenn.; three brothers-in-law, R.L. McClure and wife, Nancy, of Springdale, Ark., James R. McClure and wife, Drexel, of Ackerman, and G. Reggie McClure and wife, Judy, of Jackson; four sisters-in-law, Kay Wever and husband, Bud, of Yazoo City, Brenda Wise and husband, Dan, of Ackerman, Linda Tharp and husband, Ben, of Winona, and Nita Connell and husband, Jack, of Malkoff, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Ferguson, father-in-law, Ethel McClure; mother-in-law, Christine McClure; and sisters-in-law, Peggy McClure and Mary Nell King.

Pallbearers will be Toby Galyean, Leon Fields, Paul Sanders, Bill Nelson, Herby C. Key and Billy Carl Lipford.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tate Baptist Church Adult Men's Sunday School Class and teacher Gene Jackson, and the Ladies Friendship Sunday School Class and teacher Suzanne Hand.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Samuel Gaines

BLUE SPRINGS Samuel Gaines, 75, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Dec. 28, 1925, to the late Reuben and Mary Gaines of Pontotoc County. He was a private first class in the U.S. Army and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Liberty Baptist Church with Bro. Shawn Davis and Bro. Edwin Murrah officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Othella Gaines of Blue Springs; three daughters, Barbara Thomas and her husband, Lee, Rebecca Murry and her husband, Larry, and Dana Pickens and her husband, Terry, all of Blue Springs; four sons, Harold Gaines and his wife, Carolyn, Kenneth Gaines and his wife, Betty, and David Gaines and his wife, Sandra, all of Blue Springs, and Lester Gaines and his wife, Linda, of Pontotoc; two sisters, Nora Lee McBrayer of Sherman and Eula Mae Farrar of Tupelo; two brothers, Floyce Gaines and Charles Gaines, both of Blue Springs; 21 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ella Bernice Gaines; and four brothers, Raymond, Robert, Byron and Lester Gaines.

Pallbearers will be Richie Bryant, Edward Murry, Kenny Gaines, Thomas Gaines, Randy Thomas and Rodney Gaines.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Thomas, Robert Thomas, Lee Murry, Michael Pickens, David Hall, Allan Gaines and Corey Hitt.

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

Vada Riddell

CORINTH Vada Kate Riddell, 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was born Dec. 25, 1924, in McNairy County, Tenn., to Burga Joe and Bonnie Bowers Rickman. She was a retired seamstress for Garan Industries and an Avon representative. She was a member of Michie Primitive Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Benny Burcham officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Riddell and his wife, Scottie, of Corinth and Ned Riddell and his wife, Mary, of Kossuth; three daughters, Shirley Browder, Judy Kennedy and her husband, Bill, all of Corinth, and Carolyn Wilson of Holly Springs; one brother, Carl Rickman of Corinth; three sisters, Lucille Parvin of Corinth, Gerneal Mask of Acton, Tenn., and Marie Lewis of Glen; nine grandchildren, Chris, Jonathan and Randall S. Riddell, Brandon Kennedy, Jennifer Kennedy Jones, Tony and Tera Lynn Browder, Ellen Tucker and Kim Vandiver; three great-grandchildren, Gennia Grace and Mary Kate Tucker, and Marlie Nicole Riddell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Riddell, in 1999; her parents; one granddaughter, Maria Ann Browder; four brothers, Alvin, Alonzo, George B. and Pascal Rickman; a sister, Maude Rickman; and a son-in-law, Milford Browder.

Pallbearers will be Tony Browder, Chris Riddell, Brandon Kennedy, Randall S. Riddell, Michael Jones and Terry Sparks.

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

Roy Burks

MELROSE PARK, Ill. Roy "Red" Burks, 73, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at his home in Melrose Park, Ill. He was a retired employee of O'Neil Concrete Construction Company in Illinois and a member of the Cement Mason Local 502. He was a Baptist. He was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Lakey Burks.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Little Hope Cemetery in Falkner with the Rev. Jerry Davis officiating. McBride Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Burks of Melrose Park, Ill.; four daughters, Mary, Ninette, Hazel and Cindy, all of Illinois; four sons, Roy "Butch," Jeff, Thomas and Michael, all of Illinois; four sisters, Joyce D'anca, Johnnie Ferguson and Joann Baker, all of Mercer, Tenn., and Linda Lloyd of Dresden, Tenn.; five brothers, Troy Burks, Tom Burks, Travis Burks and Gordon Burks, all of Mercer, Tenn., and Hal T. Burks of Humboldt, Tenn.; several grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Lola McManus

Burnsville Lola Carnell McManus, 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a retired seamstress from Corinth Mfg. Co., and more recently the owner and manager of Burnsville Discount Video. She was born in Corinth on April 3, 1924, and was a member of the Baptist church. She was married to Guthery McManus who preceded her in death in 1974. She enjoyed working, being with people and reading.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Glendale Cemetery in Glen. The Rev. Pete Wooley will officiate.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Holt of Burnsville; two sons, Mike Jones of Corinth and George McManus of Burnsville; a sister, Edith Dillingham of Corinth; five grandchildren, Karen Stephens, Dana Jones, Terri McManus, Jody Orr and Toni Orr; and two great-grandchildren, Quinton Barmer and Paige McManus.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Winford Carter; and two sisters, Macile Edwards and Estelle Stewart.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruby Hinton

NEW ALBANY Ruby Cosper Hinton, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. She was born Aug. 29, 1916, in Lafayette County to the late O.S. and Clara Hall Bounds. She was a homemaker and a member of Wallerville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Willie Cosper, and her second husband, Homer Hinton.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at United Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. James Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Wallerville Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy C. Alexander and her husband, Raymond, of New Albany; one son, Billy W. Cosper and his wife, Linda, of New Albany; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Anthony and Frances Morgan, both of Ecru; two sisters, Alceyone Smith and Lucille Rhea, both of Memphis; one brother, O.L. Bounds of New Albany; four grandchildren, Carol C. Manning, Alan Alexander, Tony Cosper and his wife, Dayle, and Rayann Harrison and her husband, Walt; four great-grandchildren, Jayson Manning, Sonny, Alex and Kylie Harrison.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Frankie Sanders, and a brother, Otis Bounds.

Katherine Bryant

RIPLEY Nannie Katherine Bryant, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home.

Hub Williams

OXFORD Hub Williams, 85, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Home in Oxford. He was a native of Lafayette County.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Bethlehem CME Church in Abbeville with the Rev. C.O. Wilkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Annie L. Williams of Abbeville; two daughters, Erma Goolsby of Knob Noster, Mo., and Eunice Harden of Lithonia, Ga.; two stepdaughters, Dorothy Driver and Lillian Driver, both of Oxford; one son, Jackie Williams of Abbeville; three sisters, Millie Driver of Omaha, Neb., Willie Owens of Milwaukee and Anna Love of Holly Springs; one brother, John L. Williams of Abbeville; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Paul Hughes

FULTON Paul Hughes, 77, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Senter Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Quinon Day

OXFORD Quinon Liddell Day, 58, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at his home in Oxford. He was a retired supervisor with Georgia-Pacific and a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church with the Rev. Warren Black, the Rev. R. Glenn Miller and the Rev. Marjorie Buckley officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Day of Oxford; one daughter, Stephanie Collier of Oxford; one son, Quinon Day Jr. of Jackson, Tenn.; two sisters, Alta Faye Lawrence and Kathleen Roman, both of New Albany; four brothers, Dariel Day of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Doyle Day and Gaylon Day, both of New Albany, and Lonnie Day of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren, Charles Thomas Collier, Mary Margaret Collier and Celia Ann Collier, all of Oxford.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Alzheimers Association, 1900 Dunbarton Drive, Suite 1, Jackson MS 39216; or Baptist Memorial Home Care, Hospice Fund, P.O. Box 1457, Oxford MS 38655.

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