Lenora Reinbold

BOONEVILLE Lenora Mary Reinbold, 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Longwood Community Living Center in Booneville. She was born Jan. 6, 1924, in Wichita, Kan., to Thomas Leonardous Inkelaar and Helen Georgiana Burns Inkelaar. During the Depression, she worked with her family on the family farm. At the age of 19 she married Gijsbertus Van Alphen of The Netherlands; he preceded her in death. She was married to Ralph Wilson for a brief time. On April 2, 1950, she married Frederick Irving Reinbold Sr. in the Logan, Utah, Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where they were members. She and her husband owned and operated Reinbold Lithographing and Printing Company in Booneville for many years. She attended two Republican National Conventions and was a delegate to the Mississippi White House Conference on Families. For the past 37 years she was a member of the Booneville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in numerous teaching positions in the church as well as Scouting committees, and was Primary President of the Memphis Stake of the church. She served a mission with her husband as a worker in the Atlanta Temple. She was a member of the Professional Women's Club and the Booneville Garden Club, and she was a supporter of Booneville High School and Northeast Mississippi Community College. An avid gardener, she enjoyed flowers, reading, music, playing the piano and harmonica, and writing and directing skits and plays.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop John Larsen officiating, and Bishop Jimmie Floyd, Bobby Smith, Wayne Whipple and Jimmy Burcham assisting. Burial will be in the Mormon Cemetery.

Survivors include five children, Joan Storch and her husband, Danny, of Southlake, Texas, Eileen Hempling of Memphis, Rick Reinbold and his wife, Kathi, of Grand Prairie, Texas, Lynne Murphy and her husband, Tommy, of Booneville, and Mark Reinbold of Cedar Creek, Texas; five sisters, Margareta Backes of Wichita, Kan., Nellie Miller of Springville, Utah, Flossie Thompson of Wichita, Kan., Dena Hall of Wichita, Kan., Ruth Burke of Mentor, Ohio; six brothers, Leo Inkelaar of Wichita, Kan., Fred Inkelaar of Wichita, Kan., Jerry Inkelaar of Lomita, Calif., Dennis Inkelaar of Sedgwick, Kan., and Walter Inkelaar of Douglas, Kan., and Tom Inkelaar of Maize, Kan.; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993; her parents; two sisters, Lillian Wood and Helen Simler; and two brothers, John Inkelaar and Jacob Inkelaar.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Christopher Shaw, David Scott, Aaron Jones, Ian Jones, Johnny Murphy, Andrew Murphy, Matthew Reinbold and Scott Reinbold.

Honorary pallbearers will be Elder Benjamin Murphy, Elder Jeffrey Reinbold, Steven Reinbold and Levi Reinbold.

Memorials may be made to the Booneville Ward Missionary Fund, c/o Bishop John Larsen, 118 CR 1241, Booneville MS 38829.

Bill Monaghan

BRUCE William Gorman "Bill" Monaghan, 62, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Hillcrest Hospital in Calhoun City. He was born April 14, 1938, in Amory to the late Brooks V. Monaghan and the late Anna Mae Conwill Monaghan. He was a retired banker for Merchants and Farmers Bank in Bruce. He also worked for Oxford Wire and Cable. He was a member of Bruce United Methodist Church, where he was a trustee and an usher. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and served in the U.S. Armed Forces. He was a member of the VFW and the National Rifle Association.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Bruce United Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul McDonald officiating. Entombment will be at 2 p.m. today at Forrest Hills on Whitten Road in Memphis. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Pfeffer Monaghan of Bruce; one daughter, Leianne Monaghan Byars of Calhoun City; two sons, William L. "Billy" Monaghan of Coffeeville and Robert Ellis Monaghan of Bruce; two brothers, Dr. Brooks V. "Buddy" Monaghan of Memphis and Dr. Orloff "Sonny" Monaghan of San Angelo, Texas; five grandchildren, Tara Brooke Monaghan, Joshua Lawrence Monaghan, Colby Tyler Monaghan, Shea Monaghan and Dustin Sheffield Byars.

Pallbearers will be Keith Smithson, Tommy Linebaugh, Brooks V. Monaghan, Larry Webb, Andy Stepp, Sonny Bailey, Clyde A. Rodgers and Dennis Byars.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Cook, Dwight Clark, Larry Joe James, and Jerry James.

Memorials may be made to the Bruce United Methodist Church choir robes fund.

Faye Harris

BOONEVILLE Martha Faye "Momma Faye" Harris, 72, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after a long illness. She was a retired factory worker and a member of West Booneville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Wade Harris.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry Mitchell officiating and Bro. Ben Parman assisting. Burial will be in Zion Rest Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Harris and his wife, Wanda, of Booneville, and Robert Holland of New Albany; two sisters, Betty Owens and her husband, Charles, of Booneville, and Florence Easton of Kenosha, Wis.; one brother, Alvin Nunley and his wife, Willodean, of Booneville; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a special friend, Susan Murphy; a daughter-in-law, Sue Harris of Tishomingo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy C. and Annie Ruth Tyra Nunley; a son, Bobby Wade Harris; a sister, Mattie Ruth Roberson; and two brothers, Tommy Nunley and Ned Nunley.

Visitation will continue until service time today.

Bertha Parvin

CORINTH Bertha Lucille Parvin, 85, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was a member of Michie Primitive Baptist Church. She was a supervisor and clothing designer in area factories for many years before retiring in 1966. She had many friends and always loved doing for others.

Services will be at noon today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Nelson Hight officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Thomas J. Little, and his wife, Christine, of Corinth; one daughter, Louise Smith and her husband, Larry, of Glen; nine grandchildren, Chena Tanaka, Debbie Little, Timmy Little, Steve Little and his wife, Rita, Keith Little and his wife, Sonya, Chena Petrone and her husband, Robert, Pamela Wilson and her husband, John, Rodney Smith, and Angie Kinkennon and her husband, David; two stepgrandchildren, Sammy Flatt and Dwayne Flatt; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Carl Rickman of Corinth; two sisters, Marie Lewis of Glen and Gerneal Mask of Guys, Tenn.; a daughter-in-law, Martha Little.

She was preceded in death by her father, Burga Joe Rickman; her mother, Bonnetta Bowers Rickman; her husbands, Joe Little and Robert King; one son, Hershel Little; one daughter, Gloria Smith; two grandsons, Mike Little and Tommy Riley; and a sister, Kate Riddell.

Visitation will continue at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to service time today.

Beulah Brewer

COUNCE, Tenn. Beulah Lenora Brewer, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at her home. She was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Taft Nethery and the Rev. Keith Driskell officiating. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery in Counce, Tenn.

Survivors include one son, Vernon Brewer of Counce, Tenn.; three daughters, Vera Jean Shelton and Mary Lee Harvey, both of Corinth, and Emma Nola Houston of Michie, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Woodrow Miller of Phoenix, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tellie Brewer; her father, George Miller; her mother, Mandy Lee Pipes Miller; two sons, George Edgar Brewer and Robert Brewer; two daughters, Ruth Jenkins and Dorothy Harvey; three brothers, George Miller, Lee Miller and Omer Miller; four sisters, Florence McMahan, Maude Roy, Roxie Miller and Flora Coffman.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will continue at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to service time today.

Keith Gresham

HOLLY SPRINGS Keith Scott Gresham, 39, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born March 30, 1961, in New Albany to William Keith Gresham and Helen Joyce Alderson Gresham. He was a territorial manager for the Fitch Oil Company and a Pentecostal.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Holly Springs Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery in Potts Camp.

Survivors include one stepbrother, Kevin Stanton; five aunts, Dorothy Declure of Olive Branch, Mary Jarrett of Potts Camp, Lanell Barnett and Loretta Houston, both of Holly Springs, and Shirley Bell of Hickory Flat; three uncles, Clyde Alderson of Potts Camp, John Gresham of Memphis and Wilbert Gresham of Olive Branch.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery Fund.

Emogene Hall

PONTOTOC Emogene Hall, 66, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Pontotoc and a member of Victory Baptist Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Winston Ross officiating. Burial will be in West Heights Cemetery.

Survivors include an aunt, Audie Dorman; several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Hall and Grace Hall Winters; and her stepfather, Q.T. Winters.

Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Hall, Billy Dorman, Danny Robert Hall, Jimmy Dorman, Danny Dorman, Joe Hall, Patrick Hall and Billy Duke.

Alma Portis

MEMPHIS Alma R. Portis, 70, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at her daughter's home in New Albany. She was born June 19, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in various callings throughout her life. She was retired from the University of Tennessee, where she worked in the Registrar's office for 25 years. Before that, she was a librarian at the Union County Library.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany with President Boyd Lee and President Robert McBride officiating. Burial will be in New Albany City Cemetery.

Survivors include one sister, Joy Webb of Cordova, Tenn.; two daughters, Carol Portis of Memphis and Tracy Holmes of New Albany; two sons, Robert J. Portis of New Albany and John Portis of Holcomb; seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie Portis.

Pallbearers will be Robert J. Portis, John Portis, D.P. Holmes, Linc Thomas, John Crawley, Mark McDonald, Sterling Storey and Phillip Winter.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the L.D.S. Humanitarian Aide, the Red Cross, the Lions Club or the Salvation Army.

Esta Cobb

CORINTH Esta Mae Cobb, 84, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the McNairy County Hospital. She was a native of Alcorn County. She was a retired dietitian and a member of the Lakeview Baptist Church in Selmer, Tenn.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Corinth with the Rev. Pete Wooley officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery in Corinth.

Survivors include two daughters, Bobbie Davis and her husband, James, of Adamsville, Tenn., and Martha King and her husband, Ralph, of Corinth; one son, John Glidewell and his wife, Betty, of Selmer, Tenn.; one sister, Mary Lee Allen of Corinth; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Glidewell; a brother, George Crum; and a grandson, Michael Dix.

Nell Clark

IUKA Nell Clark, 69, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Madisonville, Ky.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Paul Feltman officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Clark of Iuka; two sons, Jeffery and Myra Clark of Madisonville, Ky., and David Cole of Iuka; one daughter, Theresa Clark of Bangor, Maine; two grandchildren, Joseph Andrew Clark and Ashley Lynn Clark, both of Lexington, Ky.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Maurice Alford

HOUSTON Maurice Anderson Alford, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the Calhoun City Nursing Home. He was a retired foreman at the Houston Compress. He was a member of Rhodes Chapel United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Houston Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Davis officiating. Burial will be in Rhodes Chapel Cemetery in Houston.

Survivors include his wife, Modine "Babe" Alford of Houston; three sons, Rodney Alford and his wife, Marcy, of Netherland, Texas, Donnie Alford and his wife, Chandra, of Houston, and Eddie Alford and his wife, Melissa, of Vardaman; one sister, Vera Holloman of San Diego, Calif.; one brother, Modie Alford of Houston; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Josh Alford, Danny Alford, Jimmy Alford, Wayne Alford, Billy Alford and Richard Millstead.

Mary Lee Oswalt

HOUSTON Mary Lee Oswalt, 89, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. She was the retired owner of Oswalt Grocery Store and Service Station. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Houston.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Houston Funeral Home with the Rev. Al Gaspard and Bennett Blanton officiating. Burial will be in Houston Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Imogene McKinney of Houston and Geralene Toney of Columbus; one son, Roland Oswalt, and his wife, Norma, of Houston; one sister, Martha Lou Wright of Memphis; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Shellie Oswalt, on Dec. 6, 1976; her father, James Marion Phelps; and her mother, Pearl Beatrice Lewis Phelps.

Pallbearers will be Chris Sautter, Michael Sautter, Barry Duncan, Lance Duncan, William S. "Bill" Oswalt, Sam Q. Oswalt, Richard A. Oswalt and James R. Harville.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph R. McKinney, Ronnie G. Oswalt and Rodney D. Oswalt.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to the Houston First Baptist Church, 201 W. Madison St., Houston MS 38851.

Hoyle Phillips

UNITY Hoyle Phillips, 77, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and received his master's degree from Mississippi State University. He was a World War II veteran in the 13th Air Force, serving on 42 missions in the South Pacific as a tailgunner on a B-24 Liberator. He began his teaching career in 1952. He was a teacher and school administrator at Plantersville, Brewer, Shannon, Sturgis, Mooreville, Ingomar and Saltillo, retiring in 1982. After retiring, he enjoyed raising longhorn cattle, carpentry and being with his family.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Bro. Eddie Boutwell and Dr. Tom Randle officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery near Unity.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Trula Faye Young Phillips; one son, Hoyle Phillips Jr., and his wife, Dianne, of Unity; one daughter, Carol June Kornegay and her husband, Glen, of Fort Worth, Texas; two grandsons, Brad Phillips of Starkville and Brian Phillips of Unity; one granddaughter, Krisha Kornegay of Fort Worth, Texas; one great-granddaughter, Brittany Phillips of Starkville; one sister, Coleete Randle of New Albany; seven nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Brad Phillips, Brian Phillips, George Phillips, Bud Phillips, Gerald Randle, Johnny Green, Dixie Bowles and David Long.

Honorary pallbearers representing his former students from the community are Lewis Lyons, Steve Parham, Perry Lansdell and Joe Keeton.

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

Martha S. Counce

BOONEVILLE Martha S. Counce, 86, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the Alcorn County Care Inn after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at noon today at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Dixon officiating. Burial will be in Old Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Robinson of Rienzi, Bobbie Barnes of Kirkville and Pat Kendall of Hernando; seven grandchildren, Ricky Barnes, Tony Barnes, Debbie Thornton, Teri Moody, Darrell Robinson, Craig Robinson and Kelly Crowe; one brother, William E. Spencer of Booneville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Audrea E. Counce; and two sons, Billy Spencer and Jimmy Counce.

Marion M. Danner

HAMILTON Marion M. Danner, 68, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at her home. She was a member of Valley Chapel United Methodist Church in Hamilton.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Valley Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Benjamin Wax officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery in Hamilton. Jackson Mortuary of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Crampton of Milwaukee, Wis., Linda Blevins of Caledonia and Renae Danner of Hamilton; two sons, Tony Danner of Hamlton and Danny Danner of Aberdeen; thee sisters, Mary E. Algood, Audrey Cockerham and Edith M. Love, all of Milwaukee; two brothers, Ezra S. West and Robert C. West, both of Milwaukee; three sisters-in-law; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Danner; her father, Elbert West; and her mother, Mary L. Irons West.

Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home in Aberdeen.

Jewel Thomas

BALDWYN Jewel Thomas, 70, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center She was a retired machine operator for Blue Bell Manufacturing and a member of the Primitive Baptist Church of Saltillo.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ed Easley officiating. Burial will be in Baldwyn Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Leland Thomas of Baldwyn; one son, Tommy Thomas, and his wife, Pat, of Booneville; two sisters, Larue Beasley of Tupelo and Johnnie McCarthy of Greenville; one brother, Otis Canon of Guntown; one grandchild, Tara Thomas Roper of Booneville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, W.C. and Lila Canon; and a brother, Bertis Canon.

Pallbearers will be the men of her church; and Jason Beasley and Terry Beasley.

C.J. Southworth

PALMETTO C.J. Southworth, 10, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis. He was born Dec. 6, 1990, in Hopewell, Va. He attended the First United Pentecostal Church in Verona. He was a student at Cedar Grove Christian Academy.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First United Pentecostal Church in Verona with the Rev. John McAlister officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Survivors include his parents, Clyde and Kimberly Southworth of Palmetto; one sister, Bridgitt Southworth of the home; two brothers, Allen Beaster and Joshua Southworth of the home; his grandparents, Betty Southworth of Medville, Pa., and Louis and Mary Traveland of Richardson, Texas; his great-grandmothers, Mary Wright and Margaret Johns, both of Corpus Christi, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lawrence Southworth Sr.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the First United Pentecostal Church.

Edward Neese

WREN Edward Dean Neese, infant son of Mary Neese of Wren, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Wren Cemetery with Bro. Dennis Smithey officiating. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his mother; his grandfather, Bill Neese Sr. of Wren; his great-grandmother, Dorothy VanAlstine of Fredonia, Kan.; four brothers, Zekimo Neese, Zakary Neese, Michael Neese and Seth Neese; one uncle, Travis Neese; an aunt, Amber Neese.

Mae Ashcraft

AMORY Mae Richardson Ashcraft, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Monroe County. She grew up in the Harmony community and lived in Becker most of her life. She attended Becker schools. She married Rubel Thomas Ashcraft in 1933; he died in 1960. She was an employee of the V.J. Elmore Store in Amory for 17 years and a member of Becker Baptist Church. She enjoyed yard work and flower gardening.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Pickle Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Jay and Bro. Robert Earl Fowlkes officiating. Burial will be in the Greenbrier Cemetery at Becker.

Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy Ashcraft Moffett and husband, Carlos, of Becker; two brothers, David O'Neal Richardson and wife, Edna, and Jack Richardson and wife, Verna, all of Amory; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Moffett and wife, Marie, and Tommy Moffett and his wife, Karen; six great-grandchildren, Matthew C. Hood, Miranda Gray, Jason Moffett, Tosha Moffett, Jay Aaron Moffett and Heath Moffett; one great-great-grandchild, Shane Gray.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, William Hale Richardson and Luter Tubb Richardson; and two sisters, Shirley McClough and Valente Gentry.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Moffett, Ivy Tubb, Kenneth Hill, Joe Chism, Allen Richardson and Roger Harris.

Jimmie Adams

PLANTERSVILLE Jimmie Louis Adams, 63, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at Plantersville. He was a concrete finisher and carpenter. He attended Nettleton High School.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. R.V. Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery. Darden and Sons Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his mother, Sallie Mae Adams of Plantersville; one brother, Troy Lee Adams of Plantersville; one sister, Lillie Adams Bell of Plantersville; one niece, Judy Ann Adams of Nettleton; five nephews, Richard Adams of Plantersville, Johnny Wayne Adams of Tupelo, and Henry Adams, Ricky Adams and Nicky Adams, all of Shannon; two great-nieces, Amy Adams and Emerald Adams.

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

Eula Mae Kynerd

AMORY Eula Mae Hood Kynerd, 93, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital. She was born March 4, 1907, in the Bigbee community. She lived in Aberdeen and Hamilton until moving to Amory 56 years ago. She married Claude W. Kynerd in 1940; he died in 1984. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Amory. She was a retired retail sales clerk and a former employee of the Amory Garment Co. She enjoyed sewing, TV football games, reading and yard work.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Pickle Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Allen Simpson, the Rev. Jimmy McFatter and the Rev. Pat Ludlam officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Amory.

Survivors include two sons, James H. Noland and his wife, Sylvia, of Fruitland Park, Fla., and Walter A. Noland and his wife, Wanda, of Louisville, Ky.; three daughters, Mary Ruth Sanders and her husband, Carl, of Amory, Dixie Ferguson and her husband, Joe, of Lake City, Fla., and Betty Caldwell and her husband, Jimmy, of Alexandria, Ind.; two brothers, Howard Buster Hood of Aberdeen and Robert E. Hood of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; four sisters, Sarah Hankins and Reba Bacon, both of Aberdeen, Virginia Lanning of Windsor, Va., and Mable Kincade of Suffolk, Va.; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, Clarence Lee Hood and Nettie Lee Rieves Hood; a daughter, Shirley Kynerd; and four brothers, Gabney Hood, Billie Hood, J.B. Hood and Louis Hood.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Noland, Jimmy Noland, Michael Noland, Mark Caldwell, Chris Caldwell, Joe Ferguson III and Craig Ferguson.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Amory MS 38821.

Lula Perry

GREENWOOD SPRINGS Lula Bell Jackson Perry, 83, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at her home in Greenwood Springs. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, she was born May 25, 1917, to the late Grover C. Jackson and Millie Terry Jackson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Trinity Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Vines officiating. Burial will be in Durrett Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Mae Bell Row and her husband, Dale, of Tupelo; four sisters, Mae Coker and Beulah Tucker, both of Smithville, Beatrice Plunkett of Amory and Josephine Hudson of Greenwood Springs; two brothers, Cleveland N. Jackson of St. Charles, Mo., and Grover Jackson of Aberdeen; three grandchildren, Melinda Holmes, Cindy Wood and Kelly Row; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Perry; and a son, George Thomas Hutcherson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before services.

Mahalia Graham

HOUSTON Mahalia Morton Graham, 85, died Monday, Jan. 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born March 27, 1915, in West Point. She was a member of Pineview Baptist Church and the church's Mother Board and Missionary Society.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Zion M.B. Church in Houston with the Rev. James Hull officiating. Burial will be in the Prospect Cemetery. Carter's Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, Johnny Graham of Houston; two stepchildren, Silas Graham of Houston and Amy Lee Sykes of Milwaukee, W is.; one sister, Clara Shelton of Chicago; one brother, James Morton of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Silas and Amy Morton; and her husband, Johnny B. Graham Sr.

Sammie Allen

OXFORD Sammie Lee Allen, 74, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a native of Lafayette County and a custodian. She was the widow of the late Rev. Willie Earl Allen.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Providence United Methodist Church in Abbeville. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hodges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Vanessa Allen of Oxford; six sisters, Bessie Jenkins, Wodie Young and Mary Campbell, all of Oxford, and Bernice Lewis, Annie Smith and Geraldine Pettis, all of Abbeville; six brothers, Joe W. Young of Abbeville, Robert Young of Holly Springs, Willie Young and James Lee Young, both of Oxford, and Cleodis Young and Sam Armstrong, both of Davenort, Iowa; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Laura England

BOONEVILLE Laura Holley "Pal" England, 59, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Dec. 16, 1941, in Booneville to Cletus Reed Holley and Pearl Windham Holley. She was a Baptist. Before becoming disabled, she was a secretary. She was a poet and an accomplished artist with a special talent in charcoal art. She was well known for her outgoing personality.

Services were Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Marecle officiating. Burial was in the Booneville Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, Evan England of Louisiana; three sisters, Jean Downs and her husband, Oliver, of Booneville, Rose McDonald and her husband, Leroy, of Greensboro, N.C., and Lila Bailey and her husband, Tom, of Tupelo; seven nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Walter Downs, Terry Downs, Tom Bailey Jr., Matt Wilburn, Jimmy Windham and Ewell Brown.

Gertrude Strickland

BOISE, Idaho Gertrude Strickland, 89, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at her home in Boise, Idaho. She was born Dec. 4, 1911, in Alcorn County to Will and Kansas Dodd Taylor. She grew up in Farmington and attended Farmington schools. She married George H. Strickland on Dec. 7, 1930, in Corinth. She began her career with the U.S. government in 1942 as a defense worker at Brookley Field (later Brookley Air Force Base) in Mobile, Ala. In 1963 she moved to Memphis and worked at the Army supply depot, retiring in 1976. While in government service, she received many awards for attendance and safety. After retiring, she moved to Boise, Idaho, to be near her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Boise. A volunteer worker at the Idaho Lung Center, she served for 18 years and accumulated more than 20,000 volunteer hours. She received the Volunteer of the Year Award several times. She will be missed by many close and dear friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Farmington Baptist Church with the Rev. Stephen Howell officiating. Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery. Corinthian Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Stan and Trudee Strickland of Boise, Idaho; one sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Chuck Elgin of Joplin, Mo.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Strickland, in 1969; a daughter, Martha Heiter; a son, William P. Strickland; her parents; two brothers, Everett and Harry Taylor; and two sisters, Myrtle Lena King and Lottie King.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Elgin, Donald King Sr., Randy Taylor, Alvis Strickland, Charles Strickland and Bob Strickland.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Danny McMillin

RIPLEY Danny Childers McMillin died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today.

Kathleen Furtick

RIPLEY Kathleen "Kittie" Furtick died Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the Tippah County Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.

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