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OBITUARIES FOR MONDAY, JAN. 15, 2001

By Staff
JOE MACK DRURY
Farmer, logger, mechanic
PHILADELPHIA Services for Joe Mack Drury will be held today at 3 p.m. at Old Mars Hill Church with the Revs. Tony Linley and Franklin Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Winston County with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Drury, 62, of Noxapater, died Friday, 12, 2001, at his farm.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Drury, two sons, Youn Drury and Ken Drury, his mother, Nona Drury, all of Noxapater; five sisters, Bernice Sisson, Mary Clytce Manning and Mavis Eakes, all of Philadelphia, Linda Fortune and Sherry Clay, both of Noxapater; three brothers, Travis Drury of Carriere, Douglas Drury of Noxapater and Jerry Drury of Philadelphia.
ROBERT A. HALES
Cattle farmer
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Robert A. "Bobby" Hales will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mesopotamia Cemetery in Eutaw with the Revs. John Kennard, Charlie Bullock and Bob Sullivan officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hales, 56, of Eutaw, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn Hutcherson Hales of Eutaw; Cindy Adair of Demopolis; his parents, A.J. and Alice Hales of Eutaw; a sister, Linda Fikes of Tuscaloosa; a brother, Louis Hutcherson and his wife, Janet, of Gainesville; and a mother-in-law, Janell Hutcherson of Eutaw.
Visitation will be held today from 6:30-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
KATHRYN O. STEWART
Retired store clerk
FOREST Services for Kathryn O. Stewart will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Conehatta Baptist Church. Burial will be in Conehatta Cemetery in Conehatta with Ott and Lee Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stewart, 77, of Conehatta, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, in her home.
Survivors include her a daughter, Barbara Anderson of Conehatta; two brothers, Thomas Ray Davison of Fortville, Ind. and Martell Davison of Ingalls, Ind.; three sisters, Pauline Whatley of Decatur, Marion Bryant of Virginia Beach, Va. and Parnell Briggs of West Memphis, Ark.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Stewart.
Visitation will be held today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
MINNIE MCLEMORE SUTTLE
Homemaker
QUITMAN Services for Minnie McLemore Suttle will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dr. Albert McMullan and Mike Powell. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Clarke County.
Ms. Suttle, 90, of Quitman, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Lakeside Living Center.
Survivors include a sister, Pauline Rolison of Stonewall; and several Nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
TESSA A. SMITH
Retired teacher
Services for Tessa A. Smith will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack O'Neil Giles officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith, 93, of Suqualena Community, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Laird Hospital of Union. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Eastern Star Oakland Heights and Chapter 11.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobby Harris and her husband, Buddy, of Allen, Texas, a grandson, Reese Harris of Plano, Texas; a granddaughter, Sarai Conway and her husband, Craig, of Syracuse, N.Y.; a nephew, Dr. Bernell Adkins and his wife, Dixie, of Union; four nieces, Marguerite Harris and her husband, Charles, of Decatur, Helonese Watkins and her husband, Clois, of Little Rock, Mary Strauss of Knoxville, Tenn. and Jackie Webb and her husband, J.D., of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll B. Smith.
Pallbearers will be Frank Davidson, Dr. Bernell Adkins, Al Kimbrell, Steve Krause, Bobby Williams and Jack Smith.
Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
OTT LAIRD
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Ott "Jack" Laird, 73, of Collinsville, who died Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
MARGARET S. COLE
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Margaret S. Cole, 84, of Meridian, who died Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
EDITH I. ALEXANDER
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Edith I. Alexander, 52, of Meridian, who died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
STEVE M. PURVIS
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home of Newton for Steve M. Purvis, 44, of Newton, who died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Newton Regional Hospital.

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