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franklin county times

OBITUARIES FOR THURSDAY, JAN. 25, 2001

By Staff
ELMER CLARK BAUGHMAN
Retired carpenter
Services for Elmer Clark Baughman were held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Williams officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Baughman, 69, of Meridian, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was a lifetime Mason. He had Masonic Rites at his graveside service. He was also a York Rite, a Shriner and lifetime member of Eastern Star.
Survivors include his wife, Onita Baughman of Meridian; two daughters, Carolyn Rushing and her husband, Robin, of Sunbright, Tenn., and Kathy Thomas of Meridian; a son, Randy Baughman and his wife, Judy, of Meridian; four sisters, Louise Darnell and Jan Edwards, both of DeKalb, and Mazelle Thrash and Jonnie Clark, both of Meridian; two brothers, James D. Baughman and Ernest "Bud" Baughman, both of DeKalb; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Cooper Baughman.
Pallbearers were Masons.
JERRY NELSON IRBY
Retired welfare department employee
Services for Jerry Nelson Irby will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Meadows officiating. Burial will be in Prospect Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mr. Irby, 72, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, in his home. He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Covington Irby of Meridian; two sons, Jerry Dave Irby and his wife, Debbie, and Terry Joe Irby and his wife, Missy, all of Meridian; a daughter, Bunnie Copeland and her husband, David, of Hattiesburg; three grandchildren, Renae Irby, Steven Irby and Eric Irby; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wood and Onie Irby.
Pallbearers will be Steve Harmon, Steve Phillips, Guy Meador, John Perkins, Tommy Price and Marty Harper.
Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
WILLIAM G. MCINNIS
Carpenter
BUTLER, Ala. Services for William G. "Bill" McInnis will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Brightwater Methodist Church with the Revs. James Irby and James Bonner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Butler, 94, of Needham, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include four sons, Pete McInnis and John McInnis, both of Needham, Wayne McInnis of Quitman, Miss. and Bobby McInnis of Gilbertown; and three daughters, Lucille Means of Pascagoula, Miss., Yvonne Wilson and Mary Opal McInnis, both of Needham.
Visitation will be today from 6:30-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
EMLIE C. QUINNELLY
Retired waitress
Services for Emlie C. "Jackie" Quinnelly will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Quinnelly, 82, of Lauderdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, in her home. She was a waitress for a long time at the Tottle House/Steak &Egg Restaurant and a member of Lauderdale Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Irvin Gary Quinnelly and his wife, Tami, of Lauderdale; two grandchildren, Nikki L. Fuller and Shannon R. Quinnelly; a great-grandchild, Cameron G. Fuller; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Quinnelly.
Pallbearers will be Chris Harper, Earl Jenkins, Lloyd Alexander, Bryan Mott, Don Campbell and Dennis Vaughn.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
TYRONE BONNER
Employee of Avery Dennison
Services for Tyrone Bonner will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Brother Joseph Buck officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Bonner, 50, of Meridian, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Victoria Bonner of Meridian; a stepdaughter, April Jones of Meridian; his mother, Mardine Bonner of Chesaning, Mich.; his father, Thomas Bonner Sr. of Meridian; three sisters, Tyan Murphy and Ann Jackson, both of Saginaw, Mich., and Beverly Bonner of New York, N.Y.; three brothers, Thomas Bonner Jr. and Tim Bonner, both of Flint, Mich., and Gene Bonner of Chesaning; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
MARY E. STEVENS
Services for Mary E. Stevens will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Burks officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia Cemetery in Kemper County.
Ms. Stevens, 35, of Meridian, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include five daughters, Felisha Stevens, Kimberly Stevens, Kelisha Stevens, Ashley Stevens and Angel Stevens, all of Meridian; a son, Glenn Stevens of Meridian; her mother, Leatha Hearn of Meridian; nine brothers, Willie Brown Jr., James Stevens, Elbert Stevens, Charles Stevens, Roger Hearn, Sammie Hearn, Joshua Hearn, Robert Lanier and Harold Henley, all of Meridian; and three sisters, Shauonda Hearn, Krystal Ball and Ester Henley, all of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Stevens.
Visitation will be Friday from 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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