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OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY, NOV. 21, 2000

By Staff
MICHAEL RAY WILSON
Fixer with Burlington
QUITMAN Services for Michael Ray Wilson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Grady Crowell and Albert Creel officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Wilson, 47, of Quitman, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Wilson of Quitman; three daughters, Melissa Dearman and Karen Welborn, both of Quitman, and Amy Turner of Needham; his mother, Margie Lott, and a sister, Gayle Tucker, both of Quitman; and a grandchild.
JUANITA YOUNG MAYTON
MOBILE, Ala. Services for Juanita Young Mayton will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home. Burial will be in Serenity Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Mayton, 78, of Mobile, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, at a nursing home in Mobile.
Survivors include two sons, Edward B. Mayton of Tacoma, Wash., and Ernest L. Mayton of Irvington; two daughters, Cora E. Lang and Jeanette Moseley, both of Mobile; two brothers, Anderson Young and his wife, Alma, of Muskegon, Mich., and Pat Young and his wife, Libby, of Saraland; a sister, Roma Partin of Meridian; her stepmother, Ruby Young of Fairhope; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Lonnie and Evie Young; and a daughter, Martha Ann Nowell.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
SARAH MAE DUKE
Homemaker
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Sarah Mae Duke will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God, with the Rev. Scottie Fulcher officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Chapel Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Duke, 61, of Toxey, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph A. Duke of Toxey; a son, Larry Duke; four brothers, Danny Bozeman of Needham, James Bozeman of Mobile, Joe Bozeman of Toxey and Simon Bozeman of Sweetwater; five sisters, Betty Etheridge and Ruth Wesley, both of Mobile, Pauline Simmons of Baton Rouge, La., Mattie Taylor of Lusk and Nettie Wallace of Lakeland, Fla.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church.
WILLIE M. MCCALLUM
Services for Willie M. McCallum will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Ridge Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bennie Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Depo Hill Cemetery in DeKalb. Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McCallum, 62, of DeKalb, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, in DeKalb.
Survivors include her mother, Marie L. Elerby of Meridian; four daughters, Helen Bolden, Eunice Stewart, Irma J. McCallum and Margie Mason, a son, Johnnie E. McCallum, all of DeKalb; seven sisters, Ella M. Elerby, Dorothy J. Dawson and Faye Welch, all of DeKalb, Mary A. Nolan and Francis M. Walk, both of Meridian, Alma J. McCallum of Birmingham and Joyce Welch of Detroit; six brothers, Willie Ray Elerby, Willie Roy Elerby, L.C. Elerby, Willie C. Elerby and Johnny W. Elerby, all of DeKalb, and Oree Brown of Chicago; and his stepmother, Lizzie Shears of DeKalb.
NORMAN ADAMS
Services for Norman Adams will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Enterprise Funeral Home, with the Rev. Timothy Graham officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Adams, 93, of Meridian, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Arthur Adams of Meridian; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lulla Mae Adams.
EFFIE ZORA TRAYLOR
Homemaker
Services for Effie Zora Traylor will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Paul LeBlanc officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Jackson.
Mrs. Traylor, 96, of Meridian, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, in Laurel.
Survivors include two sons, the Rev. T.D. Traylor of Laurel and James Bruce Traylor of Jakarta, Indonesia; a daughter, Effie Eurin Seay of Gulfport; a sister, Myrtle Nolen of Meridian; a brother, Sherman Nettles of Jackson; a daughter-in-law, Ella Dale Traylor and a son-in-law, William Alfred Shepherd, both of Gulfport; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Leon Traylor; two sons, Earnest Leon Traylor Jr. and Charlie Becker Traylor; and a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Shepherd.
Visitation will be Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
ELIZABETH BAREFIELD
Arrangements were incomplete at Enterprise Funeral Home for Elizabeth Barefield, 85, of Meridian, who died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000, in Meridian.
JOHN ROBERT GATLIN
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for John Robert Gatlin, 63, of Meridian, who died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
CHARLES FERRILL
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Charles Ferrill, 90, of Meridian, who died Monday, Nov. 20, 2000, at Riley Hospital.

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