Sallie Cummins Campbell
Services for Mrs. Sallie Cummins Campbell, 84, of Vaiden were held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Parkway Cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell died July 23, 2003 at the Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona. She was a member of the Vaiden Baptist Church where she was active in the Livewires senior group. She was also a member of the Vaiden Garden Club and the Vaiden Quilting Club.
She is survived by three daughters, Blessing Ryals of Philadelphia, Joyce Welch of Bartlett, Tenn., and Louise Dendy of Brandon; a son, James "Sonny" Cummins of Kosciusko; three sisters, Mary Baranyay of Toms River, N.J., Frances Dutton, Garrell Hambrick both of Leigh Acres, Fla.; two brothers, Bobby Hodges of Lincolnton, N.C., and Harley Hodges of Vaiden; seven grandchildren, Tammy McCrory, Margie Nelson, Connie Welch, Ronnie Cummins, Frankie Cummins, Melynda Noble, and Dawn Alford; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Rev. Leon Holly officiated.
Pallbearers were Dr. Ronnie Cummins, Frankie Cummins, Steve Noble, Matthew Welch, John McCrory and Oakley Alford.
Larry Charles Chandler
Services for Larry Charles Chandler, 55, of Weir were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with burial in Weir Cemetery.
Rev. Bob Mamrak officiated with Nowell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Chandler, a sales representative for Farmland Foods of Kansas City, Mo., died July 21, 2003 at his residence. He was a native of Attala County and a member of New Zion Baptist Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Angie Worden of Alpharetta, Ga.; his mother, Mildred Chandler of Weir; four brothers, Don Chandler, Robert Chandler, Jerry Chandler all of Weir and David Chandler of Jackson; three sisters, Ellouise Bane of Louisville, Elaine Phillips of Albertville, Ala., and Debbie Mays of Ripley, Tenn.; two grandchildren; two step brothers, Mabry Langley of Opp, Ala., and Jimmy Langley of Madison.
Pallbearers were Ken Chandler, Robbie Chandler, Dave Bane, Allen Chandler, Tee Phillips, Chris Chandler, Justin Jones and Nicky Simmons.
Memorials may be made to New Zion Baptist Church of Weir.
John Bailey Frazier
Services for John Bailey Frazier, 83, of Bellfountaine, were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. at McClain Cemetery in Attala County.
Frazier, a retired inspector of General Motors, died July 23, 2003 at Grenada Lake Medical Center in Grenada. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Marines. He was a member of Columbia Avenue Baptist Church in Pontiac, Mich., the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife, Jettie Jennings Frazier, and a daughter, Martha Frazier Ray, both of Bellefountaine; two sons, Flimmon Bailey Frazier of Oakland, Samuel H. Phillips of Eupora; two sisters, Mozelle Massey of Morton, Margie Norton of Baton Rouge, La.; a brother, Bobby Ned Frazier of Pickens; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Rev. William Weddle officiated.
Kosciusko native Rennard Greenlee, 42, of Chicago, died June 28, 2003. Funeral services were held July 3.
He grew up in Chicago where he re-ceived his education. After high school he served in the U.S. Marine Corp for 12 years and received an honorable discharge. He then became a professional over the road driver for JB Hunt.
He is survived by his wife, LouArtis Greenlee of Walnut Grove; three children, Richard harper, Tamara LaDarles Greenlee and Rennard L Greenlee II; one granddaughter, Shiya; his mother, Darles Ann Jolley.
Myricks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
James Franklin Hughes Jr.
Services for James Franklin "Jim" Hughes Jr., 48, of Lexington were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Lexington with burial in Oakland Cemetery.
Hughes, retired Lexington fire chief, died July 25, 2003 at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a native of New Orleans, a graduate of Central Holmes Academy and Holmes Community College and a member of the Lexington First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Pauline L. Hughes of Lexington; his fiance, Debra Brown of Lexington; a brother, Jefferson Lee Hughes of Pensacola, Fla.; a sister, Rachael Pauline Turri of Memphis.
Rev. Skipper Maxwell and Rev. Mike O'Brien officiated with Southern Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Bubber Carnathan, Dudley Farmer, Mike O'Brien, Derek Hodges, Len Ware Jr. and Jessie Joiner.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Dept., Lexington Police Dept., Doug Aldridge and Bob Gilfoy.
Patrick Alvin Jackson
Services for Patrick Alvin Jackson, 49, of Mozell were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Ackerman Baptist Church with burial in Morgantown Baptist Church Cemetery near Sturgis.
He is survived by his parents, Marilyn Jackson of Ackerman and Glendell "Bob" Jackson of Sturgis; four brothers, Ed and Kevin , both of Seattle, Wash., Mike of Macon and Mark of Noxapater; three sisters, Carolyn of Mesa, Ariz., Aime of Toppenish, Wash., and Julie of Maben.
Nowell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Services for Mrs. Carolyn Armstrong McGehee, 61, of the Carmack Community were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. McGehee, a native of Attala County, died July 24, 2003 at the Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. She was a member of North Union Baptist Church, the Carmack Community Club and served as a volunteer with Helping Hands Ministries. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and had served as a past matron.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Z. McGehee of Carmack; three daughters, Paula Montgomery of Bartlett, Tenn., Pamela Vincent of Jacksonville, Fla., Emilee McGehee of Memphis; five brothers, Curtis "Mickey" Armstrong, T.A. Armstrong, Ronnie Armstrong, Kyle Armstrong all of Carmack, and Jerry Armstrong of Sallis; a sister, Fay Bingham of Carmack; three grandchildren.
Rev. Morris Jones officiated.
Burial was in North Union Cemetery.
Her five brothers and brother-in-law Barney Bingham served as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to North Union Baptist Church Building Fund.
Infant Charles Michael Scholl
A private graveside service for Charles Michael Scholl, infant son of Brian and Catherine Ritter Scholl of Germantown, Tenn., were held at Parkway Cemetery.
The infant died July 27, 2003 at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Memphis.
In addition to parents, the infant is survived by his twin sister, Elizabeth Park Scholl; grandparents Charles W. "Tex" and Carolyn Ritter of Kosciusko, Carl and Mallory Scholl of Starkville; great-grandmother, Mrs. Jean Wyngaarden Zimmer of West Point; aunts, Sandy Scholl of New York, N.Y., and Shelley Ritter of Clarksdale.
The Rev. James Salter and Rev. Byrd Hillman officiated.
Jordan Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Homer A. Strickline
Services for Homer A. Strickline,74, of Philadelphia were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Nowell Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with burial in Fentress Baptist Cemetery.
Strickline, a native of Choctaw County, died July 25, 2003 at Rush Hospital in Meridian. He was a retired crane operator for General Motors.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Strickline of Philadelphia; a son, Randy Strickline of Olive Branch; daughter, Susan Hammendorp of Philadelphia; grandson, Turner Blaine of Philadelphia; brothers, Hubert Strickland, Billy Stricklin of Ackerman and Finley Stricklin of Brandon; a sister, Nellie Faye Mitchell of Jackson; half brother, Harvey Strickline of Midwest City, Okla.; half sisters, Priscilla Edwards of Eupora, Vickie McElroy of Hernando and Audry Steadman of Alabama.
Rev. Larry Ferris officiated.
Memorials may be made to Philadelphia First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 902 Blount St., Philadelphia, Miss. 39350.
Isabel Moss Thompson
Services for Mrs. Isabel Moss Thompson, 87, of Ackerman were held Friday at 10 a.m. at Ackerman United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Thompson, a native of Choctaw County, died July 22, 2003 at the Choctaw County Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Jackson. She was a retired adjudication clerk with the Veterans Administration.
She is survived by her husband, George W. Thompson Jr. of Ackerman; a daughter, Susan Kruss of Fremont, Neb.; three sisters, Erin Moss, Thelma Moss, Evelyn Moss, all of Ackerman; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Burial was in Enon Cemetery with Nowell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to South Union Campground Fund.
Services for J.R. Turner, 45, of Milwaukee, Wis., were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at West M.B. Church with burial in the West Cemetery.
Turner, a bus and truck driver, died July 19, 2003 in Milwaukee. He was a native of West and a member of West M.B. Church.
He is survived by three daughters, Sherita, Melissa and Mariah; a son, Jarvis; eight sisters, Mae, Mildred, Nellie, Viola, Peggy, Felicia, Miranda and Baretta; seven brothers, Walter, Howard, Joe, Edward, Jessie, Sheldon and Marcus.
Rev. Edward Turner officiated with Winters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
James W. Allen
Services for James W. Allen, 85, of Kosciusko were held Monday at 11 a.m. at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Parkway Cemetery.
Allen, retired office manager of Southern Security Insurance in Kosciusko, died Nov. 21, 2003 at the Attala County Nursing Center. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was an accomplished pianist.
He is survived by two daughters, Judy Hood of Jackson and Adrienne Wamble of Kosciusko; a brother, Carlton Allen of Kosciusko; grandchildren, Alicia Box, Chip Hawkins and Jane Claire Overstreet; one great-grandchild, Hanna Box.
Rev. James Salter and Rev. Barry Corbett officiated.
Pallbearers were Icey Day, Ed Allen, Jerry Allen, Larry Allen, Charles Beauchamp and Sam Sample.
Services for Mrs. Minnie Brown, 83, of Zama were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Macedonia Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown, a retired stock clerk for Garan Inc., died Nov. 19, 2003 at Leake Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Doty Springs Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Tenne Berry of Ethel; two grandchildren, Suzette Buscoe of Black Hawk and Lisa Moore of Bentonia; two great-grandchildren, Matthew Buscoe and Andrew Moore.
She was the widow of Alvin Brown.
Rev. Tony Black and Rev. Don Ray officiated.
Pallbearers were Elmer Burchfield, Marvin Burchfield, James Horne, Donald Burchfield, Paul Hollis and David Sims.
Memorials may be made to Macedonia Methodist Church.