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OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, JAN. 14, 2001

By Staff
ROBERT K. DANIELS
Retired executive for Mississippi Power Company
HATTIESBURG Private graveside services for Robert K. "Bob" Daniels will be held at St. James Catholic Cemetery in Gulfport with Moore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Daniels, 68, of Hattiesburg, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Forrest General Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Boyd Daniels of Hattiesburg; three sons, Kelly Daniels of Charlotte, N.C., Clay Daniels of Gulfport and Bill Daniels of Atlanta; a daughter, Diane Daniels of Petal; a sister, Iris Juniper of Meridian; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
OSCAR D'WAYNE MAY II
BUTLER, Ala. Private graveside services for Oscar D'Wayne May II will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mount Pissah Cemetery with the Rev. Lewis May officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. May, 30, of Butler, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at the University Hospital in Birmingham.
Survivors include his father, D'Wayne May of Butler; his mother, Alice Faye May of Butler; his stepmother, Teresa C. May, of Butler; two brothers, Lewis Nathaniel May II of Meridian, and Michael Chalmas May of Butler; a sister, Tracey Faith Curry of Tennessee; and his paternal grandmother, Addie Lee May of Gilbertown.
The family requests memorials be made to the University of Alabama Hospital's Birmingham cancer research.
EVA GRACE LINTON
Services for Eva Grace Linton will be held today at 2 p.m. at Springhill Methodist Church with the Revs. Paul Raley and Jeff Hancock officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Linton, 91, of Meridian, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include three sons, Harmon L. Linton, Burley O. Linton and Harley E. Linton, all of Meridian; two daughters, Janie Wright and Eva Janelle Avery, both of Meridian; a sister, Thelma Anderson of New Castle, Del.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harmon E. Linton.
Visitation will be today from 1:30 p.m. until services at the church.
LESSIE BASSETT MASON
Homemaker
PHILADELPHIA Services for Lessie Bassett Mason will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Johnny Collins officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Mason, 99, of Jackson, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Myles Retreat Home for the Golden Age in Jackson.
Survivors include a brother, Bill Bassett of Linwood; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Mason.
Visitation will be Monday from noon until services at the funeral home.
WOODROW WILSON SR.
Retired porter for Grey Hound Bus Lines
Services for Woodrow Wilson Sr. will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wilson, 88, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Pearlie Mae Butler of Jackson, and Annie Ruth Slater and her husband, Jackie, of Orange, Calif.; five sons, Willie Butler and his wife, Leontine, of Coral Springs, Fla., Woodrow Wilson Jr. of New York, Robert Earl Wilson and his wife, Dorothy, and Fredrick Charles Wilson, all of Meridian, and James Wilson and his wife, Scemond, of Chicago; two sisters, Ruby Gathaway of Neshoba County and Gladys Wooten of Kemper County; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin Wilson and Marvin Wilson.
Visitation will be Monday from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
OTIS PORTIS
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Otis Portis, 18, of Lauderdale, who died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

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