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OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7, 2001

By Staff
GRACE MILDRED KOSTECK
Chief accountant
QUITMAN Services for Grace Mildred Kosteck will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elvin Sunds officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Church of God Cemetery.
Mrs. Kosteck, 73, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Harrington and her husband, John, of Toomsuba; a brother, Evan McDonald of Quitman; a sister, Louise Norris of Quitman; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas Paul Kosteck and her parents, Claude and Earline McDonald.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Matfey, Tom Zettler, Donald "Ray" Griffin, Charles Griffin, Roger Davidson, John Harrington III and Bennie White.
Visitation will be Thursday from 12:30-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
NELLIE ROSALEE SINCLAIR
Homemaker
QUITMAN Services for Nellie Rosalee Sinclair will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Stanley Doggett and Gene Pickern officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery.
Mrs. Sinclair, 86, of Vossburg, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. She was a member of Shady Grove First Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Peggy Cranford of Quitman, Willie Mae Ainsworth of Brandon, Amanda Giles and Nell Poore, both of Laurel; a daughter-in-law, Nan Sinclair of Vossburg, 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hansford Sinclair; a daughter, Mary Sue Girous; and a son, Charles William "Billy" Sinclair.
Pallbearers will be Gary Cranford, Billy Wayne Shirley, Scott Sinclair, Matt Everette, Victor Myers and Eddie Arnold.
Honorary pallbearers will be sons-in-law, Robert Cranford, A.A. Ainsworth, John Poore and George Giles.
ELIZABETH DARLA BOND
Bookkeeper for Sav-A-Center
PHILADELPHIA Services for Elizabeth Darla Bond will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Pentecostal Apostolic Church with the Revs. Albert Pendarvis and Charles Roark officiating. Burial will be in Henry's Chapel Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Bond, 22, of Picayune, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at UAB Medical Center Hospital in Birmingham, Ala.
Survivors include her parents, Glen and Vanessa Bond of Picayune; a brother, Michael Bond of Colorado Springs, Colo; and a sister, Katie Bug Bond of Picayune.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Troy Rushing and an uncle, Aaron Rushing.
SAMUEL CLIFTON BURTON
Retired maintenance supervisor for Neshoba County School System
PHILADELPHIA Services for Samuel Clifton "Clif" Burton will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Sandtown United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Burton, 59, of Kosciusko, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Burton of Kosciusko; two daughters, Wendy Nicholson and Gina Stubblefield, both of Philadelphia; two sons, Samuel Burton and Frankie Ellingburg, both of Philadelphia; a sister, Dorothy Ann Nelson of New Orleans; six brothers, the Rev. Charles Henry Burton of Crystal Springs, Ivis Ray Burton and Roland Dale Burton, both of Philadelphia, Earnest Harbour Burton of New Orleans, the Rev. Leon Burton of Hernando and the Rev. Frank Burton of Biloxi.
ELIZABETH FRANCES MABRY
Retired teacher
Services for Elizabeth Frances Mabry will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church with the Revs. Lester Palmer and Bill McKnight officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mabry, 88, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Riley Hospital. She was a member of First Christian Church and a retired teacher.
Survivors include her husband, Paul D. Mabry of Meridian; a daughter, Mary Frances Sley of Seneca, S.C.; a son, Paul D. Mabry Jr. of St. Paul, Minn.; a sister, Marion Lewis of Bentonia; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Pallbearers will be Dr. David Gilmore, Gen. Fred Feinstein, Jerome Kittrell, Charles Balchunas, John Compton and B.B. Archer.
Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
DEWEY M. REEDY
Employee of TVA/movie theaters of Tupelo
TUPELO Services for Dewey M. Reedy will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Jetterson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Don McCain officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Reedy, 84, of Tupelo, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include a daughter, Jerry Wiggs and her husband, Bob, of Montgomery, Ala.; a son, Sam M. Reedy and his wife, Cathy, of Fulton; five sisters, Lillian Estes of Tupelo, Glynn Servis and her husband, John, of Albuquerque, N.M., Geneva Collins and her husband, Ed, of
Tupelo, Peggy Curtis and her husband, John, of Selmer, Tenn., and Barbara Godwin of Tupelo; a brother, J.C. Reedy and his wife, Merlene, of Tupelo; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Reedy and a son, Billy Joe Reedy.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
EDITH L. CULPEPPER
Employee of Garrett &Garrett Accounting Firm
Graveside services for Edith L. Culpepper will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with the Revs. Edward Smith and Al Presley officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Culpepper, 79, of Toomsuba, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in her home. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and was active in the Association W.M.U. Activities.
Survivors include a niece, Ferne Presley of Jonesboro, Ark.; a nephew, Sammy Culpepper of Toomsuba; a sister-in-law, Earlyene Culpepper of Jonesboro, Ark; and six great-nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Bob Garrett, John Culpepper, Charles LeFluer, Henry Yeager, Eddie Shirley, John Smith and David Shirley.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ELVIE L. HENDERSON
Graveside services for Elvie L. "Little Bit" Henderson will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Henderson, 84, of Meridian, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in Meridian.
Survivors include two daughters, Helen McInturv of Meridian and Evelyn Searcy of North Carolina; a sister, Doris Brown of Collinsville; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Doris Henderson.
Visitation will be Thursday beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
DOROTHY PLACKLEY LEE
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Dorothy Plackley Lee, 77, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in her home.
SIDNEY WAGNER
NEWTON Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Sidney Wagner, 52, of Hickory, who died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in Hickory.

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