Robin Jones Hutchison
Robin Jones Hutchison, 33, of Madison died April 1, 2003, at River Oaks Hospital.
A memorial celebration of her life was held April 5 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland.
Survivors include: her husband, Mark Hutchison of Madison; son, James Mark Hutchison of Madison; daughter, Anna Catherine Hutchison of Madison; mother, Janice Larche of Jackson; father, Billy Ray Jones Sr. of Summit; sisters, Candace Jones Watson of Moselle and Molly Jones Siria of Jonesboro, Ark; and brother, Billy Ray Jones Jr. of Mize.
Elsie Everett Morgan
Elsie Everett Morgan, 77, of Canton died April 5, 2003, at St. Dominic/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held April 7 at Breeland Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with burial in Canton Cemetery.
Survivors include: sisters-in-law, Catherine M. Everett of Canton, Ona Mae Morgan of Laurel and Sarah Morgan of Brookhaven; brother-in-law, Arthur Morgan of Laurel; and a number of nieces and nephews.
John Douglas Sellars
John Douglas Sellars, 88, of Ridgeland died April 6, 2003, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
Funeral services were held April 8 at Breeland Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with burial in Flora Cemetery.
Survivors include: son, Andy Sellars and wife Diane of Spanish Fort, Ala.; daughters, Ethelene Sellars Stubbs of Dickson, Tenn., Betty Sellars Parker and husband Frank of Jackson, and Mary Sellars Lyle and husband Charles of Harrisville.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ruebelle Tidwell A. Shrock
Ruebelle Tidwell Ables Shrock, 85, of Goodman died April 6, 2003, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were held April 9 at Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, Joseph K. Shrock Jr. of Goodman; sons, Lamar Ables of Walls, Dewey Ables of Madison, James Ables of Walls, Dale Ables of Goodman; daughters, Fannie Jewel Siddon of Lexington and Rachel Hankins of Laurel.
She is also survived by a sister, Beatrice Ables of Lexington; and 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren and one step great-great-grandchild.
Vera M. Ellison
Vera M. Ellison, 86, of Jackson died April 7, 2003, at Lakeland Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held April 9 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland with burial in Parkway Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, B.E. Ellison of Jackson; sons, Bill Ellison and wife Lynn, and Jim Ellison and wife Candace, all of Madison; grandchildren, Brian Ellison and wife Angie of Oxford, Corey Ellison and Max Ellison, both of Madison; great-granddaughter, Abigail Ellison of Oxford; sisters, Ruth Hankins and Mildred Thomas, both of Saltillo, and Audrey Miller and Mary Lou Bishop, both of Baldwyn.
Memorials may be made to Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 7469 Old Canton Road, Madison MS 39110.
F.E. 'Bud' Grabiak
F.E. "Bud" Grabiak, 76, of Ridgeland died April 4, 2003, at his home.
Funeral services were held April 7 at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland with burial in Natchez Trace Memorial Park.
Survivors include: his wife, Ina Jo Grabiak of Ridgeland; daughter Sharon Harris and husband Don of Madison; son Terry Grabiak and wife Terry of Madison; grandsons, Matthew Harris and Rusty Harris, both of Madison; sister, Vida Mae Anderson of Fayetteville, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
Creasy Woodard, 88, of Canton died April 3, 2003, at St. Dominic/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held April 9 at Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. People's Undertaking Company of Canton handled arrangements.
Survivors include: daughters, Irma Perry of Chicago, Shirley Williams and husband Marvin, and Linda Carol Cheeks, all of Canton, and Viney Patricia Jackson and husband Robert of Oakland, Calif.; sons, Vinceson Earl and Fredrick Lamar Diamond, both of Oakland, Calif.; 23 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two goddaughters, Mary Jean Parker of Canton and Joyce Jones of Las Vegas.
Eugene Buford McDaniel III
Eugene Buford McDaniel III, 52, of Pickens died March 27, 2003, at G.C. "Sonny" Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were held March 30 at Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Durant. Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery in Camden.
Survivors include: his mother, Gladys D. McDaniel of Pickens; brothers, Billy McDaniel and Bobby McDaniel, both of Pickens; and sister, Rose M. Chisolm of Pickens.