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Troy James

WALNUT Troy Honnell James, 82, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was a retired home builder and cabinet maker, and a member of the Oakland Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Oakland Baptist Church with Bro. James Melton officiating and Bro. Earl Floyd and Bro. Kenny James assisting. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Lee Tapp James of Walnut; one son, Troy Eugene James, and his wife, Betty, of Fort Myers, Fla.; one sister, Bama Alsup of Middleton, Tenn.; one brother, Earl James of Walnut; one grandson, four granddaughters, six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret O'Dale James Lofton.

Pallbearers will be William Taylor, Greglon James, Timothy James, Johnny James, Tommy Gray, Jerry Luna, Johnny Staubs and Bill Winter.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ted Martindale and Kelton Melton.

Palmer Jones

RIPLEY Palmer Alvie Jones, 89, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was the retired owner of Palmer Jones Auto Service where he worked for many years as an auto mechanic. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ripley and the Antique Car Club.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the McBride Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Rambo officiating. Burial will be in the Ripley Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Jones Morgan of Shelbyville, Tenn., and Nilda Jones Holyfield of Fairbanks, Alaska; two sons, Alvie Jones and Jimmy Jones, both of Ripley; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy McDow Jones; his parents, Jim and Lee Etta Graves Jones; two sisters, Lottie Anderson and Faye Davis; Arnold Jones, J.L. Jones, Wilson Jones and Luther Baker.

Pallbearers will be Palmer Jones, Ronald Jones, Stephen Breault Jr., Stevie Breault Sr., Larry Oldham and Jeff Wygul.

Scott Childers

RIPLEY Jackie Scott Childers, 26, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1997, at his home in Ripley. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He served five years in the U.S. Navy and was presently in the Mississippi National Guard. He was an employee of Caterpillar Inc. of Booneville. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, A.J. Childers.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Tom Childers officiating. Burial will be in the Chapman Cemetery.

Survivors include his mother, Janet Simpson of Ripley; his father, Jackie Childers of Ripley; two sisters, Melissa Elliott of Ripley and Amy Pannell of Booneville; his grandparents, Ermie Childers and Ann O'Kelly, both of Ripley and Charles Lee Stokes of Ashland; two nieces, Brooke Elliott and Breann Elliott; one nephew, Gage Pannell.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Stokes, T.G. Sheppard, Jerry Gay, Lonnie Cockrell, John Baker and Steve Childers.

Howard Wamsley

CORINTH Howard Wamsley, 78, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at his residence in Corinth. He was a member of the East Corinth Church of Christ. He was a retired meat cutter for C.F. Gray's Meat Market. He was an Army veteran of World War II from 1941 until 1945 serving in the European Campaign.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Memorial Chapel with Garland Robinson officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Wamsley of Corinth; four sisters, Eutra Shackelford, Johnnie Ledgewood and Marie Duckworth, all of Burnsville and Fay Floyd of Indiana.

Pallbearers will be Orlander Hardwick, Wallace Benjamin, David Matlock, Larry Cosby, Donald Shackelford and David Shackelford.

Pete B. Selman

IUKA Pete B. Selman, 78, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the Iuka Hospital. He was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church and was a retired logger.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at the Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Earl Martin officiating. Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Aileen Selman of Iuka; one daughter, Judy Marlar and her husband, Ricky, of Iuka; three grandchildren, Robbie Marlar and Wayne Williams, both of Iuka and Greta Yow of Burnsville; three great-grandchildren, Koty Williams of Iuka, Jessica Yow and Jonathan Yow, both of Burnsville.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Ann Reid.

Pallbearers will be Jackie Pruitt, Andy Pruitt, Craig Selman, Jerry Stephens, Lawrence Dillard and Roger Durham.

Mary Gainey

YAZOO CITY Mary Ila Gainey, 91, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at her residence in Yazoo City. She was born in Big Sandy, Texas, on Dec. 20, 1905. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Maben and was a retired secretary.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery in Webster County.

Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Jean Bland of Yazoo City and Betty Ruth Hendricks of Vicksburg; one sister, Mae Lewis of Maben.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Baptist Children's Village in Clinton.

William C. Hardy

PRAIRIE William C. Hardy, 61, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Mt. Nebo M.B. Church with the Rev. Denvil Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include one son, William Shaw of Okolona; two daughters, Gwen Hardy of Okolona and Carleen McAllister of Kalamazoo, Mich.; four brothers, Adolph Hardy, Melvin Hardy and Johnny Hardy, all of St. Louis, Mo., and James Hardy of West Point; seven sisters, Mattie Stewart and Etta Dora Bell, both of St. Louis, Mo., Juanita Bowman of Chicago, Sarah Jefferson of Linwood, Ill., Malinda Cooper and Bernice Donaldson, both of Gary, Ind., and Mary Alice Barber of Baltimore, Md.; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon today at the funeral home in Aberdeen. The body will lie in state from 1 until 2 p.m. today at the church.

Hazel Jones

Hazel Jones, 33, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo from injuries sustained a month ago in an automobile accident. Services and burial will take place in Chapel Hill, Tenn., at a later date with Lawrence Funeral Home of Chapel Hill in charge. Lee Memorial Funeral Home handled the local arrangements.

Dock Hall

CORINTH Dock Hall, 87, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at Cordova Rehab Center in Cordova, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McPeters Funeral Directors.

Peford Presley

Peford Presley, 73, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after an illness of eight months. He was born in Lee County on Sept. 3, 1923, the son of the late John Presley and Minnie Raper Presley. He was employed for over 40 years with Mississippi Welding Supply Company in Tupelo. He was a longtime active member of the Richmond Pentecostal Church where he had served as Sunday School Superintendent, Church Secretary and on the Church Board before his health failed. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today from the Richmond Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Rickey Pierce, the Rev. Jack Raper, and the Rev. Lee Cole and the Rev. J.C. Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Andrew's Chapel Cemetery. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lorene Rhudy Presley of the Richmond Community; two daughters, Gay Nell Mask and her husband, Travis and Kay Linley and her husband, Al, both of the Richmond Community; three grandchildren, Joey Mask, Jonathan Mask and Ginger Tongue, all of Richmond; one great-grandchild, Lori Mask of Richmond; three sisters, Eula Mae Ellis, Donis Deaton and Carthy Derrick, all of Richmond; one brother, Truman Presley of Richmond; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Lois, Sherman, Fred Delton and Jack Presley.

Pallbearers will be Joey Mask, Jonathan Mask, Scott Little, Jim Beane, Bill Shumpert and Bob Shumpert.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Shumpert, Gus Beane, Randy Beane, Rex Needham, Charles Lloyd, Jerry Keith, Buford Deaton and Porter Rhudy.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. today until service time at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Richmond Pentecostal Church, Road 108, CR 506, Tupelo, Miss., 38801.

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Leona Hale

NEW ALBANY Leona Hale, 87, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by United Funeral Service of New Albany.

Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. today.

Wilbur M. Satterwhite

WEST POINT Wilbur M. Satterwhite, 67, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at the Clay County Medical Center. He was the son of the late William Jefferson and Nancy Gulley Satterwhite. He was a native of Lowndes County and moved to West Point from Columbus in 1941. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. He was a shop foreman for Pennebaker Ready Mix. He worked in the construction area for Pennebaker during their early years.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ann Kaufman officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Grisham Satterwhite of West Point; one son, W.M. "Marty" Satterwhite II of Columbus; two daughters, Patsy Whalen of Wesson and Cindy McDonald of West Point; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Walker S. Satterwhite Sr. of Jackson and Wallace G. Satterwhite of Collierville.

Pallbearers will be Gary Dedeaux, Royce White, Roby White, Mark Castleberry, Scott Glusenkamp and Walker S. Satterwhite Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Don Permenter, Rex Pumphrey, James Wells and co-workers at Pennebaker Ready Mix.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 16 Northtown Dr., Suite 100, Jackson, Miss., 39211.

Visitation will be from 2 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lois Cunningham

VERNON, Ala. Lois Ellen Cunningham, 73, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, in Winfield, Ala. She was born Oct. 25, 1923, in Colbert County, Ala., to the late Paul Joe Crowell and Mellie Thomas Crowell. She was married to the late Bro. Braxton "Brack" Lee Cunningham. She was a homemaker and a member of the Revelation of Holiness Church in Sulligent, Ala.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. F.C. Koster officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include six sons, Charles Cunningham and his wife, Lenora, Bobby Cunningham and his wife, Carolyn, and Phillip Cunningham, all of Vernon, Ala., Earl Cunningham and his wife, Betty, of Westville, Robbie Cunningham and his wife, Kim, of Haleyville, Ala., and Billy Randolph and his wife, Doris, of Bessemer, Ala.; five daughters, Betty Harrison and her husband, Bill, of Detroit, Ala., Martha Downey and her husband, Robert, of Gattman, Margie White and her husband, Mike, of Millport, Ala., Mary Arends and her husband, Jim, of Amory and Linda Barnes and her husband, Doug, of Sulligent, Ala.; three brothers, Arvilee Crowell of Fayette, Ala., Harold Crowell of Aliceville, Ala., and Billy Crowell of Calera, Ala.; two sisters, Bertha Blakeney of Reform, Ala., and Mae Cook of Fayette, Ala.; 38 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren.

Billy R. Carter

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. Billy R. Carter, 62, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at Germantown Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home.

Eunice Gilley

DENNIS Eunice Raye Gilley, 84, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the Care Center of Red Bay. She was a native of Mississippi and was employed with Blue Bell Inc. for 13 years. She was a member of 2nd Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Gilley; one son, Eddie Gilley; one grandson, Mark Ivey; and one great-granddaughter, Christian Bennett.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Deaton Funeral Home Chapel of Belmont with Ron Deaton and Haskell Sparks officiating. Burial will be in the Dennis Memory Garden.

Survivors include five daughters, Shirley Ivey and her husband, Marcus, Virginia Johnson and her husband, James, and Kathy Gober and her husband, Jerry, all of Belmont, Glenda Williams and her husband, Wallace, of Dennis and Freida Williford and her husband, Wesley, of Hodges, Ala.; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Willie Smith Jr.

Willie Smith Jr., 63, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona.

Sybil Cayson

MANTACHIE Sybil Cayson, 68, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the Courtyard Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 4, 1929, to Echord Elmer Lee and Willie Kennedy Lee. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Mantachie First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Inez Cayson; two brothers, James Wilford Lee and Woodruff Wesley Lee.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at the Senter Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Lambright officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Willie B. Cayson; one brother, Elmer Lee of Red Bay, Ala.; and her aunt, Opal Weeks of Fulton.

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

Fred "Gene" Brandon

CHICKASAW, Ala. Fred Eugene "Gene" Brandon, 84, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at the home of his niece in Algoma after an extended illness. He was formerly of Pontotoc. He was a retired carpenter and a member of West Chickasaw Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Smith and Bro. Glen Reeder officiating. Burial will be in the Locust Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Harlow Brandon of Chickasaw, Ala.; one sister, Bernie Ridings of Chickasaw, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be James Steispe, Robert Steispe, Sammy Hill, Perry Walls, Terry Walls and Billy Neal Simmons.

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

Edward L. Page

MANTACHIE Edward L. Page Jr., 52, died Friday, Aug. 29, 1997, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home.

Charles Lofstrom

VICKSBURG Charles "Pitt" Lofstrom, 88, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, in the Columbia Vicksburg Medical Center. A native of Lexington, he moved to Vicksburg with the Civilian Conservation Corps in the late 1930's. He had served as a pipe fitter with LeTourneau Company retiring in 1973. He had been self-employed as a plumber. He was a lifetime member of the W.G. Stevens Lodge #121 where he had served as Worshipful Master, Tyler and Secretary. He was a Scottish Rite 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Wahabi Shrine. He was also a member of the Faith Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #358. He was a charter member of the First Methodist Protestant Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday from the Fisher-Riles Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy F. Gerald and the Rev. Johnny Hankins officiating. Burial with full Masonic rites will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Anne Marble and Sue L. Richardson, both of Vicksburg; one son, Charles Spencer Lofstrom of Corinth; one stepson, Dr. Edward R. Habert of St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren, four step grandchildren, four step great-grandchildren; one cousin, Mary Elizabeth Shelton Holley of Lexington.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Spencer Lofstom in 1975, and his second wife, Effie Habert Lofstrom in 1990.

Pallbearers will be James Ahrend, Robert Quimby, Arthur P. Spencer, Raymond Henderson, Basil Arthur and Robby McNemar.

Honorary pallbearers will be Webb Bruce, Jack Dowe, J.H. "Slim" Sullivan, Guy Hopkins, Jeff Bowen, members of the W.H. Stevens Lodge, Faith Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star and the Official Board of First Methodist Protestant Church.

Visitation will be from 3 until 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Gideons International Vicksburg North Camp, P.O. Box 1125, Vicksburg, Miss., 39180, First Methodist Protestant Church, 500 Porters Chapel Rd, Vicksburg, Miss., 39180 or to Triumph Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 821271, Vicksburg, Miss., 39182.

Luvina Williams

Luvina Williams, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1997, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.

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