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franklin county times

OBITUARIES FOR MODAY, DEC. 4, 2000

By Staff
JAMES C. SMITH
UNION Services for James C. "Buddy" Smith were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Roger Laird and Harold Laird officiating. Burial was in Bethsaida Cemetery.
Mr. Smith, 78, of Union, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, in Meridian. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Goldie Smith of Union; two daughters, Marlene Hinton and her husband, Pete, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Dewanda Page and her husband, Jimmy Dale, of Union; two sisters, Elma Warren and Jewell Allday, both of Union; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
JAMES M. SESSUMS
UNION Services for James M. Sessums will be held today at 2 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Dr. Marcus Finch and Rusty Walton officiating. Burial will be in Lucern Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Sessums, 61, of Union, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, in Jackson.
Survivors include two sons, James Dell Sessums of Union and Chris Sessums of Crystal Springs; a daughter Leisa Sessums of Ellisville; four sisters, Mary Jewel Page, Louise Roebuck and Senna Nell Moorehead, all of Union, and Annie Ruth Ladd of Taylorsville.
MAURINE T. PUNKO
QUITMAN Graveside services for Maurine T. Punko will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Souenlovie Cemetery, with the Rev. Parker Chancelor officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Punko, 75, of Rose Hill, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at Lakeside Living Center.
Survivors include her husband, John Punko, and a sister, Ruth Chatham, both of Rose Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at the graveside Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m.
THOMAS L. MORGAN SR.
Retired salesman
Services for Thomas L. Morgan Sr. will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jason Byrd officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Morgan, 87, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, in his home. He was a member of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church, and the Daisy Chain and Shooting Stars Square Dance Clubs. He was also a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Sally Anderson Morgan of Meridian; his children, Tommie Sue Slade of Umatilla, Fla., Glenda Faye Morgan of Fresno, Calif. and Richard Morgan of Clinton; a sister, Louise Anders of Meridian; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Lamar Morgan Jr.; and a grandson, Thomas Lamar Morgan III.
The family requests memorials be made to Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Morgan, Kenny Hill, Billy Anders, Wayne Anders, Kevin Thrash and Rayford Noland.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
MILDRED THOMPSON ADAMS
Seamstress with Vanity Fair
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Mildred Thompson Adams will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brewersville Cemetery in Coatopa, with the Revs. Jim DuFriend and W.J. Cannon officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Adams, 85, of Livingston, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, in Demopolis.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Dash Adams Sr.; a sister, Vera Darden of Opelika; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Tim and Buck Adams.
Visitation will be today from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
STERLON MCCULLOUGH
Retired machinist
Services for Sterlon McCullough will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Jason Gross and John Jacob officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Clarke County.
Mr. McCullough, 58, of Meridian, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Leah McCullough of Meridian; his children, Melinda Madden, Matthew McCullough, Dwayne McCullough, Cyndle McCullough, Jeannie Marie Smith, Daniel Johnson, Eddie Johnson, Brad Myers, Kim Myers and Karen McCullough; three brothers, Leroy McCullough of Philadelphia, Charles McCullough of Clinton and Joe McCullough of Morton; four sisters, Bernadette Johnson of Wilmington, N.C., Patricia Vincent of Belzoni, Patsy Lang of Belzoni and Jeannie Moss of Lena; six grandchildren, Brittney Armstrong, Jarod Armstrong, Brook Armstrong, Madison Madden, Devon McCullough and Allisa McCullough; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Pallbearers will be Keith Moss, Michael Lang, Robbie Todd, William Hughes, Mac Moore, John Perkins and Jimmy Barthel.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ANNIE OUIDA KEY AUST
Commercial Bank bookkeeper
DEKALB Services for Annie Ouida Key Aust will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Sam Hull officiating. Burial will be in Pine Crest Cemetery.
Mrs. Aust, 76, of DeKalb, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of DeKalb Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ken Aust of Scooba and Jerry Wayne Aust of Enterprise; three grandchildren, Mindy Aust, Emily Aust and Clint Aust, all of Scooba; two sisters, Mary Belle McMillan of Carthage and Sue Key of DeKalb; two brothers, Boleyn E. Key Jr. and Jerald Glen Key, both of DeKalb; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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