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OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2001

Lou Sexton
MCKENZIE: Services for Lou Ellen Roark Sexton, 79, were at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 5 at Brummitt Funeral Home. Burial was in the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Mrs. Sexton, a homemaker formerly of McKenzie and church organist for First Methodist Church of McKenzie, died Thursday, May 31 in Carrollton, Georgia of cancer. She is survived by her husband, James Douglas Sexton; a daughter and son, Susan Lee Sexton and Bruce Allen Sexton, both of Carrollton, Georgia and formerly of McKenzie and two brothers, Walter Lee Roark, Jr. of Powder Springs, Georgia and Hugh W. Roark of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Stoker. Local services were held Friday, June 1 at 4:00 p.m. in Carrollton, Georgia.

Lloyd Forrest
HOLLOW ROCK: Services for Lloyd Junior Forrest, 69, were at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 1 at Bruceton Funeral Home with the Rev. J. D. Abbott officiating. Burial was in the Mount Comfort Cemetery near Yuma. Mr. Forrest, a retired truck driver for Mid-Way Materials, died Tuesday, May 29 at The Regional Medical Center in Memphis of accidental burns. He was born May 20, 1932 in Carroll County to the late Lloyd Horace Forrest and Gladys Lane Forrest. He was also preceded in death by two wives, Helen H. Forrest and Anita Forrest. He is survived by a daughter and son, Barbara Ann Chandler of Bruceton and Charles Ricky Forrest of Millen, Georgia; three brothers, Austin Forrest and Aubrey "Toddler" Forrest, both of Bruceton, and Walter Forrest of Camden; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Zella Morgan
CEDAR GROVE: Services for Zula B. Williams Morgan, 80, were at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 1 at Reed's Chapel in Lexington. Burial was in the Palestine Cemetery in Carroll County. Mrs. Morgan, a homemaker and retired from the New Lennox (Illinois) School District, died Wednesday, May 30 at home in Cedar Grove of heart disease. She is survived by her husband, Lindon Morgan of Cedar Grove; a daughter and son, Jilly Kelley and Jeff Morgan, both of New Lenox, Illinois and a brother, Clayton "Doc" Williams of Lexington.

Jerry Henry
GREENFIELD: Services for Jerry Don Henry, 55, were at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Williams Funeral Home. Burial was in the Highland Cemetery. Mr. Henry, an employee of MTD of Martin, died Thursday, May 31, at home of cancer. He is survived by his mother, Etta Henry of Greenfield; three sons and a daughter, Donnie Henry and Ronnie Henry, both of Greenfield, Tommy Malone of Memphis and Sue Brewer of Sharon; two brothers and a sister, Dal Henry of McKenzie, Danny Joe Henry of Greenfield and Lois Williams of Jackson.

John Cunningham
ATWOOD: Services for John Calvin "J.C." Cunningham, 82, were at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Cunningham, a dry cleaner, died Sunday, May 27 at Milan General Hospital of heart disease. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Mae Cunningham of Atwood; four daughters and two sons, Diana Gail Mann, Wilma Janice Cunningham, Pamela Jean Cunningham, E. J. Cunningham and William Anthony Cunningham, all of Atwood and Charlotte Lee Porter of Jackson. Bond Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Vivian Carrell
MCKENZIE: Services for Vivian Pride Carrell, 88, were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 5 at Brummitt Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Trull officiating. Burial followed in the Shiloh Cemetery in McKenzie. Mrs. Carrell, a homemaker, died Sunday, June 3 at Methodist Hospital in McKenzie of heart failure. She was born October 21, 1912 in McKenzie to the late Bertha Hamlin Carroll and Thomas Gardner Carroll. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in McKenzie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Cleo Carrell. She is survived by a daughter and two sons, Janette Johnson of Memphis, Joe Thomas Carrell of Austin, Texas, and Kenny Carrell of McKenzie; a brother, J. W. Carroll of Memphis; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Tommy Otis Dill
HUNTINGDON: Mr. Tommy Otis Dill, 64, died Monday, May 28 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, May 30 at Marlboro Church of Christ with Bro. Joe Abbott officiating. Interment followed at Marlboro Cemetery. Mr. Dill was born August 6, 1936 to the late Alton and Zula Mann Dill, in Carroll County. He was a member of the Marlboro Church of Christ, an army veteran and a retired truck driver for Milan Express. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Goldia Hale Dill; one son, Lane Dill of Huntingdon; four sisters, Faye Sellers, Floye Ledsinger and Brooksie Parham, all of Huntingdon and Marjorie Hampton of Hollow Rock and one brother, Kenneth Dill of Lebanon. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Roger D. Boyd
MCKENZIE: Services for Roger D. Boyd, 44, were at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 30 at Brummitt Funeral Home in Trezevant with Bro. Gary Carter and Bro. Dennis Beal officiating. Burial was in the Christian Chapel Cemetery in Leach. Mr. Boyd, a carpenter, died Sunday, May 27 at his residence of heart failure. He was born March 28, 1957 in Trezevant. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Boyd of McKenzie; his mother, Mildred Johnson of McKenzie; a son, Larry Dale Parrish of Trenton; a sister and a brother, Billy Faye Broadway of Cedar Grove and Sherman G. Boyd of Atwood and one grandchild.

Minnie Pickard
LAVINIA: Services for Minnie Rebecca Pickard, 85, were at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 1 at Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home in Medina. Burial was in the Highland Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Mrs. Pickard, retired from Mid South Textile, died Wednesdeay, May 30 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital of heart failure. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Walter Pickard. She is survived by two daughters and two sons, Alice Wright of Lavinia, Ann Garrett of Cedar Grove, James W. Pickard, Jr. of Jackson and Roger Pickard of Benton, Kentucky; three sisters and two brothers, Lillian Barron of Trenton, Betty Moling, Bobby Loynes and William Loynes, all of Jackson and Mary Cannon of Lavinia.

Chester Foster
MCKENZIE: Services for Chester Lewis Foster, 88, were at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Brummitt Funeral Home. Burial was in the Liberty Cemetery. Mr. Foster, a farmer and retired from Plumley Rubber Co. in Paris, died Thursday, May 31 at McKenzie Methodist Hospital of heart failure. He was born January 1, 1913 in Vale to the late Edna Foster and Lee Foster. He was a member of Liberty Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Mae Presson Foster. He is survived by a daughter and four sons, Brenda Moss, Bobby Foster and Larry Joe Foster, all of McKenzie, Lewis Foster of Huntingdon and Jerry Foster of Martin; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Dovey Lynn Taylor
LARGO, FLORIDA: Dovey Lynn Taylor, 79, died Monday, May 28 at Suncoast Hospital. She was born in Alamo. She was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Largo and the O.E.S. Survivors include a son, Joe Taylor of St. Petersburg, Florida; three daughters, Sondra Gayle Reilly of Riverview, Florida, Virginia Ann Tyler of Ft. Worth, Texas and Donna Lynn Maag of Houston, Texas; a brother, Samuel Poole of McKenzie; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church in Largo, Florida.

Peyton Edward Burnine
MCKENZIE: Graveside services for Peyton Edward Burnine, infant son of Karen and Kevin Burnine, were Sunday afternoon, May 27 at Shiloh Cemetery. The infant was stillborn Friday, May 25 at Methodist Hospital in McKenzie. Besides his parents, he leaves two sisters, Abby and Taylor Burnine of McKenzie, grandparents, A. B. and Tammy Malar, Dan and Debbie Burnine, and Ricky and Jan Cozart; great-grandparents Legion and June Morris, Woodrow and Blondell Young and Bill and Evora Burnine and the late Ann and L. H. Cozart.

Peggy Ann Williams
HUNTINGDON: Miss Peggy Ann Williams, 41, died Sunday, June 3 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 6 at 12:00 p.m. at Bible Hill Cemetery with Reverend C. N. Ricks officiating. Interment will follow. Miss Williams was born September 28, 1959 in Henderson County to Henry Williams and Lardine Strayhorn Kirby, who survive. She was a sewing machine operator for New Generations and a member of the Bible Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one brother, Patrick Williams and a niece, Myra Irvine. She is survived by two sons, Tomorris Williams and Hunter Williams; one daughter Nicole Williams, all of Huntingdon; seven brothers, Charles Williams of Parkers Crossroads, LoRenzo Williams and Junior Williams of Lexington, Eric Williams, Tony Williams, Dwight Williams and Joe Williams, all of Huntingdon; and four sisters, JoAnn Jordan, Mary Williams, Evelyn Williams and Charlene Williams, all of Huntingdon. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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