CHESLEY MIMS BOGGAN
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR CHESLEY MIMS BOGGAN 79 OF MENDENHALL, MS. WERE HELD FRIDAY JANUARY 28th AT 10:00 AM AT COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL IN MENDENHALL, MS. BURIAL WAS IN THE MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY
MR. BOGGAN AN ADMINISTRATION MANAGER AND MEMBER OF MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH DIED TUESDAY JANUARY 25,2005 AT HIS RESIDENCE IN MENDENHALL, MS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE JOVITA HOPKINS BOGGAN 1 SON GARY H. AND WIFE CONNIE BOGGAN OF LEAGUE CITY, TX. 2 DAUGHTERS ANITA AND HUSBAND ED SCHILLING AND RONDA AND HUSBAND LARRY WOLFE OF VICKSBURG, MS. 1 BROTHER JOHNNIE THERON BOGGAN OF FLORENCE, MS. 2 SISTER IN LAWS EDNA BOGGAN OF BRANDON, MS. AND PAULINE BOGGAN OF MENDENHALL, MS. 6 GRANDCHILDREN COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME OF MENDENHALL, MS. IS IN CHARGE.
REV. AUBREY CORTEZ EVERETT
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR REV. AUBREY CORTEZ EVERETT 80 OF MAGEE, MS. WERE HELD FRIDAY JANUARY28th AT 11:00 AM AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN MAGEE, MS. BURIAL WAS IN THE MAGEE CITY CEMETERY
REV. EVERETT A PASTOR TEACHER AND MEMBER OF ANTIOCH METHODIST PROTESTANT DIED TUESDAY JANUARY 25,2005 AT HOSPICE MIN. IN RIDGELAND, MS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE AVANELLE DYKES EVERETT 3 SONS AUBREY D. EVERETT OF BROOKHAVEN, MS. VAN DARRELL EVERETT OF KERNERSVILLE, N.C. AND TED DWIN EVERETT OF MUSCLE SHOALS, AL. 3 DAUGHTERS ANNA GAYNELL FULLER AND TAMA JOY SCHAUB BOTH OF MAGEE, MS. LACEY H. ROWE OF BRANDON, MS. 1 SISTER AUDREY E. DABBS OF TERRY, MS. 14 GRANDCHILDREN AND 11 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME OF MAGEE, MS. IS IN CHARGE.
NELLIE LOU COLEMAN
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR NELLIE LOU COLEMAN 67 OF HAZLEHURST, MS. WERE HELD THURSDAY JANUARY 27th AT 2:00 PM AT NEW HEBRON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH IN NEW HEBRON. MS. BURIAL WAS IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY. .
MRS. COLEMAN RETIRED DIED SATURDAY JANUARY 15,2005 AT HARDY WILSON. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND TARVIS D. COLEMAN. 1 SON LEN AND WIFE DEBBIE COLEMAN OF WESSON, MS. 3 DAUGHTERS TERESA MICHELL AND LISA AND HUSBAND FRANK HALL OF AMORY, MS. RITA AND HUSBAND REGGIE LEA OF WESSON, MS. 1 BROTHER JOHN SULLIVAN OF SHIVERS, MS. 3 SISTERS JEAN PANTALL OF RIDGELAND, MS. EDWINA DAVIS AND INA KEMP BOTH OF SHIVERS, MS. 10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 13 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME OF MENDENHALL, MS IS IN CHARGE.
HANSEL WHITTINGTON JR.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR HANSEL WHITTINGTON JR. 52 OF BRAXTON, MS. WERE HELD WEDNESDAY JANUARY 26th AT 2:00 PM AT COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL IN MENDENHALL, MS.. BURIAL WAS IN THE NEW ZION BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY .
MR. WHITTINGTON JR. A BRICK MASON AND A MEMBER OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, DIED AT HIS HOME FRIDAY JANUARY 26, 2005 , IN BRAXTON, MS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE PATRICIA JONES WHITTINGTON 2 SONS MICHAEL AND TOMMY MURRAY OF SUMMIT, MS. 1 DAUGHTER CATINA JOHNSON OF OCEAN SIDE , CA. HIS MOTHER OPAL PIPPEN WHITTINGTON OF BRAXTON, MS. 3 SISTERS DONNIS TAYLOR OF PINOLA, MS DALE GORDAN OF BRAXTON, MS. AND JUDY GRANTHAM OF HARRISVILLE, MS 6 GRANDCHILDREN COLONIAL CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME OF MENDENHALL, MS IS IN CHARGE.
William Truett Scarborough, 77, died Feb. 26 at his home.
Services were held March 1 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Richland, with burial following in Glenwood Memorial Park in Richland.
Mr. Scarborough was a veteran of the Navy and served in the Mississippi Air National Guard. He owned and operated a Gravely Tractor dealership in Florence for many years. He was born in Smith County to the late Buford Scarborough and Ethel Scarborough Meisenholder.
Mr. Scarborough was a mason and a member of the Plain Masonic Lodge. He was a Baptist and a member of the First Baptist Church of Richland.
After his retirement, he worked as a Richland park attendant for more than 10 years. He was an avid gardener and woodworker, known for his organic gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Allene Scarborough of Richland; four sons, Randy Scarbourough and wife Joyce of Richland, Mark Scarborough of Richland, Tim Scarborough and wife MellAnn of Mendenhall, and Jeffery Scarborough and wife Christy of Mendenhall; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Rosemary 'Sissy' Evans
Rosemary "Sissy" Evans, 53, died Feb. 26 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Services were held Feb. 28 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel, with graveside services and burial following at Nance Hill Cemetery in Newton County.
Sissy was a native of Lincoln County and a longtime resident of the Jackson area. She worked as a commercial account representative for Insurance Mart in Jackson for more than 20 years. She was Baptist.
Survivors include her daughter, Carrie Rose Evans of Brandon; sons, Ken Evans of Byram and David Alan Evans of Brandon; mother, Rose Mary Collums of Brandon; sisters, Carolyn Ann Collums Thomas of Woodlands, Texas, and Glenna Collums Morgan of Brandon; and grandchildren, Hartley and Dylan Evans. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Collums, in 1962.
Pallbearers were Keith Thomas, Doug Morgan, Taylor Morgan, Dwight Evans, T.J. Evans III and Sandy Evans.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mississippi Division, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213.
John Sidney Williams
John Sidney Williams, 72, formerly of Star, died Feb. 26 at Union General Hospital in Farmerville, La.
Services were held March 2 at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, with burial in Natchez Trace Cemetery.
Mr. Williams was a member of Star Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his father, Albert J. Williams.
Survivors include his son, Sidney Ray Williams of Sugar Loaf, Pa.; daughter, Kay Brewer of Willis, Texas; mother, Hassie Clanton Williams of Star; brother, Billy W. Williams of Star; sister, Ethel Williams McCarthy of Star; grandchildren, Renee Williams Davito of Birmingham, Ala., Christine and Lauren Williams of Sugar Loaf, Pa., Leslie Williams James of Fayetteville, N.C., Kevin Brewer and Kimberly Brewer, both of Willis, Texas; and great-grandchild, Christian Williams of Sugar Loaf, Pa.
Memorials may be made to Star Baptist Church, 301 Mangum Dr., Star, MS 39167.
Lilla Mae Husbands
Lilla Mae Husbands, 90, died Feb. 18 at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Services were held Feb. 22 at Goodwater Baptist Church in Smith County, with burial following in the church cemetery. The Rev. Henry Winstead and Rick Rogers officiated.
Mrs. Husbands was a native of Smith County, living in Jackson for the past 63 years. She was a member of the Griffith Memorial Baptist Church in Jackson. She was also a former member of the Moose Lodge.
Survivors include her two sons, Joe Husbands and wife Lou of Terry, and Tony Husbands of Terry; five grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews and many loving friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Caley Husbands, an infant son, three sisters and two brothers.
Pallbearers were Mike Carroll, Charlie Franklin, Harold Lang, Sammy Peacock, Ronnie Odom and Phillip Rogers.
Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon was in charge of arrangements.
Ottis Ray Boykin
Ottis Ray Boykin, 85, died Feb. 20 at Brandon Court Nursing Home in Brandon after a long illness.
Services were held Feb. 23 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel in Brandon, with burial following in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl. The Rev. Todd Sanders and the Rev. R.C. Rice officiated.
Mr. Boykin was a native of Raleigh and had been a resident of Pearl for the past 47 years. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and was retired from the Sonny Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson after 23 years of service. He was a member of Pearl United Methodist Church.
He is remembered with love by his wife of 56 years, Vera Boykin of Brandon; children, Wendell Ray Boykin and wife Linda of Ocean Springs, Vonnie Lee Warren of Flowood, Viola M. Boykin of Flowood, Robert N. Boykin and wife Deleisa of Brandon, Faye Dodds and husband David of Madison; eight grandchildren, Tracy Perkins, Mark M. Warren, Joshua Hammer, Jeremy Boykin, Justin Boykin, Shannon Boykin, Jason Boykin and Apryl Boykin; three great-grandchildren, Johnathon Perkins, Joseph Perkins and Brody Boykin; and two sisters, Lou Annie Luster of Plain View, Texas, and Camelia Dagradi of Leesburg, Fla.
Mr. Boykin was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.
Faye V. Downs
Faye Vaughn Downs, 76, died Feb. 20 at her home in Brandon.
Services were held Feb. 23 at the Ott & Lee Chapel in Brandon, with burial following in Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson. The Rev. Marshall Baurnett and the Rev. Rod Borders officiated.
Mrs. Downs was a native of Smith County and a longtime resident of Jackson and Brandon. She worked as a medical secretary and bookkeeper in Jackson for more than 35 years. Mrs. Downs was a member of Crossgates United Methodist Church and taught the Pioneer Sunday School Class. She was a strong Christian woman, loved by all who knew her, and was a very loving mother, grandmother and devoted friend. Mrs. Downs was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. S.C. Downs, in 1997, and son, Carl Pickard, in 1995.
Survivors include her daughters, Gloria Dear and her husband Ron of Brandon, and Fleeta Pickard of Brandon; son, Lamar Pickard and his wife Marsha of Hazelhurst; six grandsons, three granddaughters, three great-grandchildren; and a faithful four-legged companion, Precious.
Pallbearers were Brian Dear, Josh Dear, Jonathan Dear, Luke Pickard, Micah Pickard and Chad Hornsby.
Memorials may be made to Crossgates United Methodist Church, 23 Crossgates Drive, Brandon, MS 39042.
Kathryn Sue Chapin Ward
Mrs. Kathryn Sue Chapin Ward, 69, died Feb. 15 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Graveside services were held Feb. 22 in the Briar Hill Baptist Church cemetery in Florence. The Rev. Byron Howell officiated. Pallbearers were Charles Bridges, David Bridges, Jason Bridges, Marty Dement, Don Woodin and Joe Chapin.
Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Richland was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ward was born Aug. 12, 1936 in Bonita, La. to the late James Douglas and Lonez Bridges Chapin. She was a graduate of Jet High School in Vicksburg and Hinds Community College in Raymond. She worked as a registered nurse in Vicksburg and Jackson for more than 22 years. She was a good Christian wife and mother. She had been a resident of Pelahatchie for eight years and a former resident of Richland. She attended Leesburg Baptist Church near Morton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Anthony "Andy" Ward; and two brothers, Larry Chapin and Jimmy Chapin.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, James William Ward of Pelahatchie; two sons, Allan Dale Ward and wife Janet of Gold Coast, Australia, and Timothy Douglas Ward of Iraq; two granddaughters, Emily Ward and Jenna Ward of Gold Coast, Australia; an uncle, Charles Bridges and wife Dorothy of Florence; and two aunts, Irene Woodin of Bastrop, La., and Jonnie Bray of Port Authur, Texas.