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OBITUARIES FOR MONDAY, JAN. 22, 2001

By Staff
BILLY HARMON WILLIAMS
Employee with J.E. Merit Constructors
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. Graveside services for Billy Harmon Williams were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Denham Springs Memorial Park with the Rev. Roy Tyndall officiating. Seale Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Williams, 61, of Denham Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Meridian and served in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Virginia Shotts Williams; two sons, Richard Williams and his wife, Lainie, and Donald Williams and his wife, Jackie, all of Denham Springs; two sisters, Dorothy Newgen and her husband, Joel, of San Francisco and Juanita Simmons and her husband, Eddie, of Sacramento, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Martha Jane Williams of Kentucky; two grandsons, Ricky Williams and Drew Williams, both of Denham Springs; a granddaughter, Dani Williams of Denham Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Geneva Brown Williams and a brother, Jesse "Buck" Williams.
SABRINA L. COLE
Employee of Sun Trust Bank
Services for Sabrina L. Cole will be held today at 3 p.m. at Newell Chapel CME Church with the Revs. Eugene Dixon Jr. and Wesley Hubbard Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home and Brown and Young Home of Funerals in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Cole, 40, of Lithonia, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at Rockdale Hospital in Coyers, Ga.
Survivors include a son, Ryan Marquis Cole of Lithonia; her mother, Mamie Louise Gale-Cole of Meridian; a sister, Sandra Cole of Stone Mountain, Ga.; six brothers, Johnny Cole and his wife, Jeanette, of Jacksonville, Fla., Monty Cole and his wife, Lois, of Meridian, Jerald Cole and his wife, Elisa, of College Park, Ga., Marvin Cole and his wife, Yvette, of Meridian, Marcus Cole of Powder Springs, Ga. and Stephen Cole of College Park, Ga.; a grandmother, Myra Griffin of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today beginning at 1 p.m. at the church.
HERMAN T. CRIMM
Mechanic/welder
FOREST Services for Herman T. Crimm will be held today at 3 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Crimm, 68, of Forest, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, in Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Crimm; a son, Herman Lee "Joe" Crimm of Forest; two daughters, Betty Ann Warren of Meridian and Marie Marchant of Tulsa, Okla.; a brother, Grayden Crimm of Forest; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
ADAM JARED WHITE
Student
Services for Adam Jared White will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at 15th Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Bird officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Master White, 7, of Meridian, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a first grade student at Poplar Springs Elementary School in Ann Holifield's class. Adam was an avid Nintendo 64 player and a Pokemon fan.
Survivors include his parents, Allen and Dr. Leigh White, and a sister, Alexandria White, all of Meridian; his maternal grandparents, Dr. Bobby and Andi Adams of Meridian; his paternal grandmother, Maxine White of Meridian; his maternal great-grandmother, Mary Anglin of Kilmichael; his paternal great-grandmother, Hattie Thibodeau of Eagle Lake, Maine; three aunts, Allison Adams of New York, N.Y., Carol D'Alessandro and her husband, Tony, of New Orleans and Sandy White of Baton Rouge, La.; two uncles, Michael Adams and his wife, Deanna, of Tupelo and Michael White and his wife, Sirpa, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; eight cousins, Christine D'Alessandro, Sarah White, Neal Armstrong, April Armstrong, Jeremy Armstrong, Zachary Adams, Samantha Adams and Eli Adams.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward White.
The family requests memorials be made to the 15th Avenue Baptist Church Children's Gymnasium.
Pallbearers will be Robb Black, Phillip Price, Tim Watkins, Wayne McGee, Wade Etheridge, Bubba Watson and Ivan Cobb.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ward Calhoun, Greg Creel, Sam Feldman, John Biddle and Adult II SS Class of 15th Avenue.
Visitation will be Tuesday beginning at 10 a.m. at the church.
MINNIE MCPHEARSON
Homemaker
Services for Minnie McPhearson will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richie Davis officiating. Burial will be in Stonewall Cemetery.
Mrs. McPhearson, 93, of Meridian, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, in her daughter's home. She was a member of Stonewall Assembly of God.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Carlisle Goodwin and her husband, Travis, of Meridian; a sister, Daisy Harrel of Crossgates; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben McPhearson.
Pallbearers will be Alan Bates, Terry Trawick, Herman Downs, Franklin Wilkins, Dean Oberby and Dennis Robinson.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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