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franklin county times


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Retired Mechanic
UNION Services for W.A. "Dub" Jones will be held today at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Clifton Thornton and Rusty Walton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jones, 72, of Little Rock, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was a retired mechanic.
Survivors include a daughter, Vickey Jones of Little Rock; a brother Marzene Jones of Little Rock; four sisters, Gladys Watson and Grace Hand, both of Newton and Ruth Rigdon and Sadie Clearman both of Little Rock; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sammie and Ora Jones.
Cattle farmer
PHILADELPHIA Services for Louis L. "Son" Pou Sr. will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel, with the Rev. John Branning officiating. Burial will be in New Black Jack Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mr. Pou, 89, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Born on September 30, 1911 in Wayne County Mr. Pou came to Neshoba County early in life along with his family in the logging business. He later worked for the Grinnell Fire Protection Co. until retiring in the early 1970's. After retiring he was a cattle farmer. He was a Mason and a member and a deacon at New Black Jack Baptist Church. He was a 50-year member of the U.A. Local 669.
Survivors include his wife of almost 68 years, Helen Barnes Pou of Philadelphia; a daughter, Betty L. Sullivan of Louisville; two sons, Louis Pou Jr. and Jimmie Pou both of Philadelphia; three brothers, Edward Pou of New Albany, and John and Joe Pou, both of Philadelphia; a sister, Margaret Gray of Vicksburg; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services for Evelyn Bolton will be held today at 3 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home chapel, with the Revs. Alan Randall and Sephus Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Long Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Bolton, 74, of Meridian, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000, in Meridian. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, James Holmes of Meridian; three daughters, Carol Thompson of Ville Platte, La., Peggy Jewel Williams and Evie Joyce Eaves, both of Meridian; a sister, Clara Jean Holmes of Meridian; a brother, Jessie Rutledge of Meridian; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
SEBASTOPOL Services for Vann David Isaac will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pearl River Baptist Church, with the Revs. Calvin Gibson and Arthur Ben officiating. Burial will be in Old Isaac Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mr. Isaac, 66, of Chicago, died Sunday, November 26, 2000, in Chicago.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Bell Isaac of Chicago; two sons, Howard Peter Isaac and Timothy David Isaac, both of Chicago; a daughter, Robyn Michelle Isaac of Chicago; three brothers, Malcolm Isaac of Chicago, Preston Isaac of Philadelphia and Paul Isaac of Carthage; and a number of grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Lesper Isaac.
Visitation will be today at 8 a.m. at Pearl River Baptist Church.
Factory worker
NEWTON Services for Mrs. Dorothy Shoemaker Strebeck will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Hilton Moore and Jackie Strebeck officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Strebeck, 87, of Hickory, died Thursday, November 30, 2000, at Newton Regional Hospital. She was retired from Decatur Shirt Factory.
Survivors include her husband, Ozro Strebeck of Hickory; a daughter, Judy Kelly of Decatur; a son, Jerry Wayne Strebeck of Hickory; three sisters, Ora Read of Bay Springs and Josie Gibbs and Ruby Hensley, both of Lake; two brothers, Fred Shoemaker of Taylorsville and Paul Shoemaker of Lake; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Shoemaker and Martha Smith Shoemaker.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.