PAULINE L. MORGAN
PAULINE L. MORGAN, 67, of Byhalia, Miss., formerly of Memphis, retired employee of Sharpe Manufacturing, died of cancer Wednesday at her home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch with burial in Byhalia Cemetery. She leaves three daughters, Angie Mulder and Jennifer Stevens, both of Byhalia, and Heidi Stewart of Potts Camp, Miss.; two sons, Larry E. Luke of Lamar, Miss., and Peter Luke of Victoria, Miss.; two sisters, Irene Tosh of Vildo, Tenn., and Agnes Caviness of Hatchie Station, Tenn.; two brothers, Charlie Luke and Clifford Luke, both of Hatchie Station, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
HOWARD MORAN JR.
HOWARD MORAN JR., 52, of Southaven, employee of WMC TV station for 29 years, died of heart failure Wednesday in Southaven. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forest Hill Funeral Home Midtown with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown. He was a member of Whitehaven Presbyterian Church, an Army veteran and a coach and booster for Southaven Baseball Association. He leaves a daughter, Jessica E. Moran, and a son, John E. Moran, both of Southaven, and two sisters, Sarah Ellen Moran of Senatobia, Miss., and Patricia Grace Alfonso of Southaven. The family requests that memorials be sent to Southaven Baseball Association.
THOMAS F. KEMP
THOMAS F. KEMP, 74, of Memphis, formerly of Cleveland, Miss., owner of Kemp Service Station for 32 years, died of heart failure Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forest Hill Funeral Home East with entombment in Forest Hill Mausoleum East. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 684 and a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Kemp, the husband of Dorothy Kemp, also leaves three daughters, Sharon Malone of Memphis, Lillie Crossland of Humphrey, Ark., and Donna Barnett of Gillett, Ark.; a brother, Henry Kemp of Hernando, and five grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to the Brain Tumor Foundation.
W. C. OBANNON
W. C. OBANNON, 78, of Mathiston, Miss., formerly of Memphis, retired employee of Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., died of kidney failure Wednesday at Webster General Hospital in Eupora, Miss. Services will be at noon today at Forest Hill Funeral Home East with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery East. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Obannon was the husband of Nancy Kincaid Obannon.
JAMES HOWARD YANCY
JAMES HOWARD YANCY, 63, of Ashland, Miss., formerly of Memphis, died of heart failure Feb. 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. James Church of God in Christ in Ripley, Miss., where he was a member, with burial in Good Hope Cemetery in Ashland. J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs, Miss., has charge. Mr. Yancy, the husband of Queen Ester Reeves Yancy, also leaves two daughters, Deborah Evans of Ashland and Annette Yancy of Somerville; 11 sons, Rickey Yancy, Sammie Yancy, Jimmie Yancy, Ray Yancy and Maurice Yancy, all of Ashland, James Yancy Jr. and Joe Willie Yancy, both of Blue Mountain, Miss., Cluster Yancy of New Albany, Miss., Walter Yancy and Charles Yancy, both of Ripley, and Nathaniel Yancy of Tennessee; a sister, Mattie Lee Gipson of Ashland, 26 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ruth Lyles Jeffers
BRANDON - Ruth Lyles Jeffers, 79, of Memphis, formerly of Brandon, homemaker, died of heart failure Monday at Kirby Pines Manor in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis with burial in Memorial Park there. She was a member of Brandon First Baptist Church and head of the Body-Recall Class. Mrs. Jeffers, the widow of Bill Lyles and Marshall L. Jeffers, leaves three sons, Bill Lyles Jr. of Memphis, Gary Lyles of Death Valley, Calif., and Curtis Lyles of Nashville; a stepdaughter, Patricia Hurford of Augusta, Ark.; a stepson, Mike Jeffers of Memphis; a sister, Gwen Lindsay of Chattanooga, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Bobby Eugene Nunley
CARROLLTON - Bobby Eugene Nunley, 59, self-employed in retail business, died of heart failure Monday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Lee Funeral Home in Winona with burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Carroll County. He was a member of Carrollton Baptist Church, with more than 40 years of perfect Sunday school attendance. He leaves his mother, Agnes G. Nunley of Carrollton. The family requests that any memorials be made to Carrollton Baptist Church or a charity of the donor's choice.
Richmond Stennis Creekmore
CLEVELAND - Richmond Stennis Creekmore, 90, salesman, died of heart failure Saturday at Bolivar Health & Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in New Cleveland Cemetery. Ray Funeral Home has charge. Mr. Creekmore, the widower of Blanche Laird Creekmore, leaves a sister, Bonnie C. Harden of Greenville, and two brothers, R. L. Creekmore and Lester Creekmore, both of Cleveland.
COLDWATER - Major Bolton, 74, died of heart failure Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. M. J. Edwards & Sons Funeral Home in Memphis has charge. He was an Army veteran and member of Fredonia Missionary Baptist Church. He leaves two daughters, Ruby Boyd of St. Louis and Mae Frances Bolton of Memphis; three sons, Robert Jackson of Senatobia, and Luther Jackson and Fredrick Sanders, both of Memphis; a sister, Mary Bolton of Olive Branch; four brothers, Marshal Bolton of California, Billy Bolton and C. G. Bolton, both of New York, and Homer L. Bolton of Los Angeles, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Meri Autumn Elliott
GREENWOOD - Meri Autumn Elliott, 19, died of respiratory failure Monday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Williams & Lord Funeral Home with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She leaves her parents, John and Lisa Elliott; a sister, Samantha Elliott, and her grandparents, James and Nell White and June Elliott, all of Greenwood.