Charlie Foster, 61, of McCall Creek, died of cancer Sept. 29, 2000, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven.
Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville. Services will be at 2 p.m. at Pentecostal Lighthouse in Meadville with the Rev. Ron Bohde, the Rev. Sam Howard and the Rev. Alan B. Lehmann officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery at McCall Creek.
Mr. Foster was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Franklin County. He was the son of Horace and Jennie Bell Ellington Foster.
He was an automobile rebuilder and owner of Ranger City in Meadville. He attended Pentecostal Lighthouse in Meadville.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Foster of McCall Creek; two sons, Lane and Pat Foster of McCall Creek; two daughters, Teresa Stokes of Liberty and Angela Foster of McCall Creek; six brothers, Edward Foster of McCall Creek, Freddie and Donald Foster, both of Jackson, Calvin Foster of Bude, and Darius and Mickey Foster of Meadville; one sister, Aline Chisholm of Bude and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Edward, Freddie, Donald, Calvin, Darius and Mickey Foster. Honorary pallbearer is Charles “Moon” Froust.
Ceola W. Baker
Ceola W. Baker, 90, of Magnolia, died Sept. 25, 2000, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Monday at Cook’s Enterprise Funeral Home. Services are 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, with the Rev. James C. Jackson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Baker was born Dec. 31, 1909, in Amite County. She was the daughter of George and Annie Hampton Weatherspoon.
She was a homemaker and a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Mrs. Baker is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Buford Baker; seven brothers and eight sisters.
Survivors include one daughter, Hattie Bernice B. Crudup of Norfolk, Va.; one son, Rene’ Baker of Magnolia; one son-in-law, William E. Crudup Jr. of Norfolk; two brothers, John and Joe “Audrey” Weatherspoon, both of Magnolia; one sister, Mary W. Mitchell of Magnolia; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Jane P. Busby
Jane P. Busby, 79, of Jayess, died Sept. 27, 2000, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.
Services were 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Pricedale with the Rev. Harold Gartman and the Rev. G.W. Smith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Busby was born June 30, 1921, in Sioux City, Iowa. Her mother was the late Mae Little Paterson.
She was retired from McComb Extended Care Nursing Home, where she was employed as a nurse. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Pricedale. She held many teaching positions through the years. She was a member of the choir, which brought her great joy, and was very active in the WMU.
Mrs. Busby was preceded in death by her mother; her husband, Frank D. Busby Sr.; and a sister, Helen P. Grady.
Survivors include four sons and their wives, F. David Busby Jr. and Martha of McComb, George H. and Sharon Busby of Clinton, John R. and Ellie Busby of Ruth and Joe R. and Melanie Busby of Hayes, Kans.; one daughter, Letha B. Greer and her husband Legette of Jayess; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and three nephews.
Pallbearers were Jon Thomas Greer, Jeremy Greer, Gregory Greer, Christopher Busby, Nathan Busby and Steven Bowling. Honorary pallbearers are Grant, Paul, Lance, Ross and Barry Busby.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Baptist Children’s Village or The American Heart Association.
Thelma I. McEwen
Thelma Inez McEwen, 88, of Magnolia, died Sept. 30, 2000, at Walthall County General Hospital in Tylertown.
Arrangements are incomplete with People’s Funeral Home in charge.
Mildred A. Locke
Mildred Estelle Allison Locke, 89, of Fountain Hill, Ark., died Sept. 30, 2000, at Beverly Health Care Center in Hamburg, Ark.
Services were 2 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg Inc., with the Rev. Clyde Mitchell Jr. officiating. Burial was in Flat Creek Cemetery of Fountain Hill.
Mrs. Locke was born Oct. 4, 1910, in Fountain Hill. She was the daughter of John William Allison and Tempie Jones Allison.
She was a homemaker and worked during World War II at the defense plant in Jacksonville, Ark. She was a member of Hollis Chapel Baptist Church. She had also lived in California and Smackover, Ark.
Mrs. Locke was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Theron Locke; three brothers, Herbert, Noel and Quentin Allison; and two sisters, Inez McGilton and Barbara High.
Survivors include two brothers, James Allison and Bobby Allison, both of Fountain Hill; three sisters, Lois Ford of Hamburg, Doris Scott of Ringgold, La., and Olive McNiece of McComb; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Wiley Britton Young, 81, of McComb, died Oct. 1, 2000, at Bea-cham Memorial Hospital in Magnolia.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb, and continues there at 10 a.m. Wednesday until services at 2 p.m. in Catchings chapel. Dr. David Millican and the Rev. A.D. Rhodes will officiate. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery of McComb.
Additional information was unavailable today.
Mae Lee, 98, of Tylertown, died there Oct. 2, 2000, at Walthall County General Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete with Capps Funeral Home of Tylertown in charge.
Wiley Britton Young, 81, of McComb, died Oct. 1, 2000, at Beacham Memorial Hospital in Magnolia.
Visitation is 5-8 tonight at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb, continuing at 10 a.m. Wednesday until services there at 2 p.m. Dr. David Millican and the Rev. A.D. Rhodes will officiate. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery.
He was born June 1, 1919, in McComb. He was the son of Webb Young and Lela Belle Smith.
He was retired from Kellwood Co. in McComb, where he worked as a mechanic. He was a member of the Baptist faith, and a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II.
Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 50 years, Edna Simmons Young who died in July 1989; three brothers, John Frank Young, Wilbur A. King and Donald Young; one sister, Maggie Brister; and a grandson, Ron Young.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Paula Young of Pearl, James and Rhonda Young of McComb and David and Delores G. Young of McComb; five daughters and sons-in-law, Loretta and Gilbert “Bud” Stoddard of Erie, Pa., Judy and Douglas Wilson of Kentwood, La., Frances and Wilson Brister of Summit, Shirley and Larry Don Seale of McComb and Glenda and Gene Sharkey of McComb; one brother and sister-in-law, Floyd and Gladys Young of League City, Texas; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: Kevin Young, Don Seale, Jamie Young, Ricky Brister, Tommy Brister and Casey Bowlin. Honorary pallbearers will be C.T Richardson, James Callender and Willie J. Dillon.
Agnes T. Whittington Lee
Agnes Mae Thornhill Whittington Lee, 98, of Tylertown, died Oct. 2, 2000, at Walthall County General Hospital.
Visitation is 5-8 tonight at Capps Funeral Home in Tylertown. Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Douglas Lee officiating. Burial will be in Thornhill Cemetery of Walthall County.
Mrs. Lee was born Dec. 23, 1901, in old Pike County. She was the daughter of Webster Thornhill and Betty Simmons Thornhill.
She was a retired nurse and worked for many years at Tylertown Hospital, which has been closed for some time. A lifelong resident of Walthall County, she was a member of Union Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Oliver Q. Whittington Sr. and John H. Lee Sr.; three brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Oliver Q. Whittington Jr. and Betty Cupid Whittington of Raceland, La., and John H. Lee Jr. and Nancye McDavid Lee of Magnolia; one daughter, Betty Whittington Walker of Arlington, Texas; one stepson and his wife, Ray Gordon Lee and Marie Mulkey Lee of Sandy Hook; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be great-grandsons: Josh Newman, Jake Newman, Justin McDaniel, John Michael Walker, Jeff Harvey and Brad Harvey. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandsons: Ricky Lee, Raymond Lee, Bret Barcroft and Bart Barcroft.
Thelma M. McEwen
Thelma Inez Marshall Mc-Ewen, 88, of Pike County, died Sept. 30, 2000, at Walthall County General Hospital in Tylertown.
Visitation is 1-5 this afternoon at Peoples Funeral Home in McComb, continuing from 6-8 tonight at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Magnolia. Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Hezekiah Swanigan, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Pike County.
Mrs. McEwen was born Feb. 6, 1912, in Pike County. She was the daughter of John Marshall and Lucille Magee Marshall.
She retired 18 years ago and had taught in three schools of Pike County for 41 years.
She joined Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age, where she was a lifetime member of the Mission Society and head of the Historical Committee.
Her family said she devoted her life to Christ, and being a pastor’s wife, ministered to everyone that was in need.
She attended Rose Hill Elementary School. She was a member of the first 12th grade graduating class of Pike County Training School in Magnolia, and was the last surviving member of that class.
She received her bachelor of science degree from Alcorn College in Lorman.
She was a member of the following organizations: vice president and later president of the Women’s General Missionary Association, where she was a member for 20 years; secretary of the Pike County Sunday School Convention; the Retired Teacher’s Association of Pike County; and the CSB Lodge.
She was the “first lady” of several churches, a contributor and supporter of the Widows and Orphan Home and many other organizations.
Mrs. McEwen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. Houston McEwen; six brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include one sister, Vertis Varnado of Hattiesburg; two special nieces, Inez Richard and Clotide Barnes; and a host of other nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, other relatives, church family, missionary sisters, brothers in Christ and dear friends.
Clinton “Doc” Fenn, 89, of Smithdale, died Oct. 2, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare Southwest in McComb of respiratory failure.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Catchings Funeral Home, continuing there at 9 a.m. Wednesday until services in the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. The Rev. Billy Ray Simmons and the Rev. Mike Soesbe will officiate. Burial will be in Mars Hill Cemetery in Smithdale.
Mr. Fenn was born April 11, 1911, in Smithdale. He was the son of Claude Fenn and Bessie Holmes Fenn.
A retired farmer, he was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Smithdale, where he also served as a deacon.
Mr. Fenn was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Eugene, Hilton, Wilbur, Edwin and C.L. Fenn; and two sisters, Audrey Fenn and Audelle Peyton.
Survivors include one sister, Mary Travis of Brookhaven; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.
Pallbearers will be M.L. Wroten, Stephen Fenn, Paul Fenn, Dudley Fenn, Roy Carnegie Jr. and Michael Cameron.
Lucy Expose, 64, of Columbia died Oct. 1, 2000, in the Marion County Hospital.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at St. John National Baptist Church, continuing there at 10 a.m. Thursday until services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Eddie C. Hartwell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Washington Funeral Home of Tylertown is in charge or arrangements.
Ms. Expose was born Dec. 2, 1935, in Columbia. She was the daughter of Paul and Ellen Bullock Expose Sr.
She belonged to St. John National Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School. Ms. Expose had worked 13 years with Georgia-Pacific in Columbia and 28 years at New Orleans Furniture Co. in Columbia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her former husband, Jessie Roy Lee; one daughter, Karen Lee; and two brothers, Paul Expose Jr. and Justice Expose.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice “Bobby” Jackson of Gulfport; one son, Michael Lee of Columbia; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Georgia Expose, and Howard and Inez Expose, all of Columbia; seven sisters and brothers-in-law, Bert and Marshall Florence, Beulah Expose, Eartha and Timothy Rushing, and Gail Expose Thompson all of Columbia, Myrlene Terrell of Jackson, Betty and Johnny B. Gholar of Oakvale and Geraldine Norwood of Jackson; four grandchildren, Chrissy Aikens and husband Jeremy of Columbia, Des-mond Lee of Mendenhall, Davon Lee of Columbia and Natalie Collins of Gulfport; and two great-grandchildren.
J. Keith Daniels
J. Keith Daniels, 51, of Pop-larville, died of brain hemorrhage Oct. 2, 2000, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.
Visitation is 6-9 tonight at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Marvin R. White Coliseum at Pearl River Community College in Poplar-ville, until services there at 1 p.m.
Services will also be at 5 p.m. Wednesday at New Zion Baptist Church in Monticello, with the Rev. Blain McLain officiating. Burial will be in New Zion Baptist Church cemetery.
Mr. Daniels was born Oct. 26, 1948, in Natchez. He was the son of Vermell Daniels of Monticello and the late Joe Jolly Daniels.
He was head football coach and athletic director at Pearl River Community College. He was a member of First United Metho-dist Church in Poplarville.
Survivors include his mother; his wife, Charolette Hartzog Daniels of Poplarville; one daughter, Olivia Elizabeth “Sunny” Daniels of Poplarville; and one sister, Nell Rose Johnson of Clinton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pearl River Community College Development Foundation, football designation.