Thomas E. Bouch
VANCLEAVE - Thomas E. Bouch, 70, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Ocean Springs.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Homes.
GULFPORT - Ola Campbell, 81, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Gulfport.
Mrs. Campbell was sent from the Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport to Lane Funeral Home in Rossville, Ga., for services and burial.
Jacqueline Lynn Casey-Davis
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Gulfport.
GULFPORT - Jacqueline Lynn Casey-Davis died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, in Gulfport.
Mrs. Casey-Davis was born Jan. 21, 1956 in Gulfport.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Leo and Lucille Casey; two brothers, Leo C. Casey Jr. and Jimmy Clark; and a sister, Patricia Casey.
Survivors include two sons, Reggie Casey and Tavares Casey, both of Gulfport; three brothers, Kenneth Casey Sr., Robert Casey and Gregory Casey, all of Gulfport; eight sisters, Diane McCoy of Stone Mountain, Ga., Tondlei Johnson of Jackson, Ga., Joyce Casey, Jeanine Handy, Sabrina Casey, Christy Reese, Jamillah Weston and Brandy Casey, all of Gulfport; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the George and Lillian Lockett Memorial Chapel in Gulfport. A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Gulfport where friends may call an hour before service time. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Garden, Gulfport. Lockett-Williams' Mortuary in Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday in the White Funeral Home Chapel in Lumberton.
MOBILE, Ala. - Alice Durant, age unavailable, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Mobile, Ala.
Ms. Durant had been a resident of Mobile since 1941.
Survivors include a daughter, Jo Ann Harris of Miami Beach, Fla.; a foster son, Eddie Watkins of Mobile; three sisters, Virgie Mae Knue, Velma Lawler and Daisy Cole, all of Lumberton; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight at Radney Belmany Funeral Home, 6110 Grelot Road, Mobile, and after noon Sunday at White Funeral Home in Lumberton. A service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Caney Baptist Church Cemetery in Lumberton.
Charles Paul Gee
GULFPORT - Charles Paul Gee, 67, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, in Biloxi.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport.
Samuel Thomas Hilliard
Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula.
PASCAGOULA - Samuel Thomas Hilliard, 71, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Pascagoula.
Mr. Hilliard was born Oct. 29, 1928, in Pascagoula and was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding as a marine rigger.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse C. and Elizabeth Hilliard; and two sisters, Gaye Harlene Hilliard and Lois Young.
Survivors include six children, Samuel T. Hilliard, Scarlett Hilliard, Harriet Hilliard, Mitchell Hilliard, J.E. Hilliard, all of Virginia, and H.C. Hilliard of Maryland; two brothers, B.A. Hilliard of Channelview, Texas, and Carl E. Hilliard of Pascagoula; four sisters, Jessie Lee Hamilton of Saraland, Ala., Mabel Hawco of Orlando, Fla., Eleanor Hilliard of Ocean Springs and Mary Frances Prendergast of Mobile, Ala.; and numerous grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. A service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with burial in Machpelah Cemetery.
Mary Jean Kirkland
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Cathedral.
BILOXI - Mary Jean Kirkland, 42, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Biloxi.
Miss Kirkland was born in Biloxi and remained a lifelong resident. She was a member of Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Cathedral and a student for many years at Harrison County School for Exceptional Children in Gulfport. She was a multiple winner of gold, blue and silver ribbons from years of participation in the Special Olympics. She was formerly employed with Biloxi Industries.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Jean Kirkland.
Survivors include two sisters, Kathleen Potts of Jackson and Nancy Boney of Biloxi; and three brothers, David Kirkland, Johnny Kirkland and F. Cliff Kirkland, all of Biloxi.
A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Cathedral where friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Biloxi City Cemetery. The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Homes in Biloxi is in charge of arrangements.
The family prefers memorials to Biloxi Industries, 796 B Vieux Marche, Biloxi, MS 39530, or to the Special Olympics.
Gladys Adoll Lawrence
Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas.
GONZALES, Texas - Gladys Adoll Lawrence, 60, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Gonzales, Texas.
Ms. Lawrence was born Oct. 28, 1939, in the Pilgrim Community of Gonzales County, Texas. She served in the U.S. Army and was a former training technician supervisor at Keesler Air Force Base. She moved to Gonzales from Biloxi in 1999. She was of the Catholic faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie R. Mills and Gladys I. Sessions; and a brother, Leslie Mills Jr.
Survivors include a daughter, Cathy Ahrens of Mt. Vernon, Mo.; six sisters, Kathrine Ivy of Kingsbury, Texas, Ruby Hare of Gonzales, Helen Schnitz of Nixon, Texas, Joyce Duell, Barbara Tabor, both of Wichita Falls, Audrey West of Gonzales and Marlin Haygood of Houston, Texas; and a brother, Jackie Mills of Seguin, Texas.
A service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, Gonzales, Texas; (830) 672-3232. Burial will be in Caraway Cemetery.
Vera Mae Lee
Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins.
LUMBERTON - Vera Mae Lee, 77, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, in Hattiesburg.
Mrs. Lee was a resident of Lumberton. She was a member of Red Creek Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Lee; and a son, Pascal Lee.
Survivors include a son, Lynell Lee of Wiggins; three daughters, Jessie Warner, Wanda Lee Smith, both of Poplarville, and Maidie Ruth Farmer of Wiggins; a sister, Pauline Davis of Lumberton; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins. A service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with burial in Smith Cemetery.
James Hollis McManus Jr.
Funeral: Memorial service at 3 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport.
GULFPORT - James Hollis "Bo" McManus Jr., 71, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, in Gulfport.
Mr. McManus, a Gulfport native, was a 1947 graduate of Gulfport High School. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi through the ROTC program in Geological Engineering. He was a Navy veteran and retired as a lieutenant with commendations. He was employed in the oil industry as a mud engineer and consultant for 14 years and has been employed as a Harbor Pilot at the Mississippi State Port in Gulfport for 33 years. He was an Eagle Scout, Mason, Shriner, a former member of the Gulfport Optimist Club and a member of the Great Southern Golf Club, member of the Propeller Club, the Gulfport Yacht Club and the First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eudora Cox McManus and James H. McManus Sr.; and a daughter, Angela Patrice McManus.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Carter McManus of Gulfport; two daughters, Carole McManus Cloud of Houston, Texas, and Kathy McManus Dewitt of Destin, Fla.; a son, James Scott McManus of Houston, Texas; a sister, Dorothy Smith of Lees Summit, Mo.; and nine grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. today at the First Presbyterian Church of Gulfport where friends may call from 1:30 p.m. until service time. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
The family prefers memorials to the Center for International Seamen, P.O. Box 1964, Gulfport, MS 39502, The First Presbyterian Church, 1214 24th Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501 or the American Heart Association, 180 DeBuys Road Bldg. B Suite 217, Biloxi, MS 39531.
Kimberly Ann Mills
BILOXI - Kimberly Ann Hardy Cecil Mills, 32, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, in Jackson.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Homes in Biloxi.
Funeral: 2 p.m. today at Saucier United Methodist Church.
SAUCIER - Mrs. Gladys O'Neal Morgan, 88, passed from this life into Heaven, April 5, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. in Gulfport, MS.
She was born July 16, 1911, in Saucier, MS, to Ernest E. and Inez Ramsay O'Neal. She was raised in Saucier and attended Perkinston College. After graduation she taught school. In 1932 she married Howard Lea Morgan and they moved to Bastrop, LA, where she worked in welfare for 20 years. After the death of Howard in 1967, she moved back to the homeplace and received her degree from U.S.M. She taught at Harrison Central High School for a short time and then opened the Gladys Morgan Realty. She worked in this business until her 80th birthday.
Gladys loved the Lord and was very active in the Saucier United Methodist Church. She was a Sunday School teacher and active in the Methodist Women's Association. She loved going to Palmer Creek Camp Ground, always trying to make camp meeting better for her family and friends and all those around her.
Gladys assisted in developing the Citizens Center in Saucier and she also served Meals on Wheels for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the B.P.W. and the D.A.R.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Lea Morgan and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. O'Neal; her precious daughter, Marilyn L. Holt and her precious niece, Mary Jane Skinner; three brothers, Rev. E.E. O'Neal, Dr. K. Ramsay O'Neal and Dr. Winston O'Neal; four sisters, Peggy Hearon, Leola Smith, Nellie Davis and Dorothy Fairbank.
Gladys was precious mother to Anne Hoffman and her husband, Jim Hoffman of Mt. Prospect, IL; loving mother to two sons, Howard L. Morgan and his wife, Mary of Saucier, and Robert E. Morgan and his wife, Carla of Saucier. She was precious sister of Katie Foreman of Atlanta, GA; loving mother-in-law to Bill Holt of Bastrop, LA and loving aunt to Eddie Skinner of Saucier.
She was greatly loved by many nieces and nephews. She was greatly loved by 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Her loving, cheerful nature and positive attitude throughout her life will be an inspiration to all of us forever. Oh, how we loved her and her smiling face and happy songs and stories.
Visitation was held Friday, April 7, 2000, at Riemann Memorial Funeral Home on Highway 49 North, Gulfport. Services will be held at the Saucier United Methodist Church today, April 8, 2000, at 2 p.m. Friends may call one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Saucier Cemetery.
The family prefers memorials to Saucier United Methodist Church, 24135 Church Avenue, Saucier, MS 39574.
James W. Underwood
BAY ST. LOUIS - James W. Underwood, 65, died Friday, April 7, 2000, in Bay St. Louis.
Arrangements are incomplete at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis.
BILOXI - Lillie Williams, 72, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, in Biloxi.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Richmond Funeral Home in Biloxi.
Grace E. Wilson
PASCAGOULA - Grace E. Trowbridge Wilson, 88, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, in Pascagoula.
Mrs. Wilson was born March 6, 1912, in Iowa.
Survivors include her husband, James L. Wilson of Pascagoula; a son, Joel T. Nyquist, and wife, Sherry, of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren, Michael (Jayne) Werner of Foxboro, Mass., and Wendy (Brian) Stark of Daphne, Ala.; and four great-grandchildren, Brandon Adkins, David Anderson, both of Daphne, Ala., Mark Werner and Gracen Werner, both of Foxboro, Mass.
O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula is in charge of arrangements.
The family prefers memorials to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1922, Pascagoula, MS 39568 or Quality Hospice of the Gulf Coast, P.O. Box 549, Biloxi, MS 39530.