OBITUARIES FOR MONDAY, FEB. 12, 2001
PHILADELPHIA Services for Lillie Allen will be held today at 2 p.m. at Lynville United Methodist Church in Kemper County with the Revs. Paul Gilson and Steve Lampkin officiating. Burial will be in Shepherd Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Allen, 90, of Jackson, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at the Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include five daughters, Doris Webb of Terry, Neeta Sullivan of Crystal Springs, Sally Luke of Preston, June Shelton of Florence and Janet Hawkins of Raymond; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Okley Allen.
HENRY E. MYERS
Retired operations manager for Bell South
Services for Henry E. Myers will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church with the Revs. James Ruffin and Thad Moore officiating. Burial will be held in Magnolia Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Myers, 73, of Meridian, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He retired from Bell South with 38 years of service. He was a Scottish Rite Mason. He served on the finance committee and was an usher at Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church. He was president of East Central Bell South Pioneers Club and active in other volunteer work.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Weathers Myers of Meridian; a son Mike Myers and his wife, Deanna, of Bailey; a daughter, Karen Vail of Nashville, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Donna R. Miller and her husband, Steve, of Bellville, Texas; a sister, Mable Jean Peavy of Pelahatchie; three grandchildren, Michael Myers Jr. and Jennifer Myers, both of Daleville, and Kristi Orlando and her husband, Randy, of Destrehan, La; and two stepgrandchildren, Jessica Miller and Sarah Miller, both of Bellville.
The family requests memorials be made to Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church Building Fund.
Pallbearers will be Wade Allen, Ralph Goodson Jr., John Carroll, O.P. Brown, Jack Lemmons, Everette Kimbriel, Howard Donald and Rufus Means.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church.
SAMUEL HARRELL OWEN
QUITMAN Services for Samuel "Sam" Harrell Owen will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Shubuta Baptist Church with the Revs. Avery Jones and Gene Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Owen, 76, of Shubuta, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include three brothers, Gaines Carter Owen of Quitman, Joe Parker Owen of Jackson and Marion Carol Owen of Shubuta; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to Shubuta Baptist Church Building Fund.
Visitation will be today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church.
NINA JANE WOODWARD WILLIAMSON
PHILADELPHIA Services for Nina Jane Woodward Williamson will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mars Hill Cemetery in Neshoba County with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Williamson, 56, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Shady Grove Community. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was a member of UMW, Lead Team and chairman of the Pictorial Directory Committee. She was a member of the Adult Fellowship Sunday School Class and other various committees.
Survivors include her husband, Rayford Williamson of Philadelphia; two daughters, Susan Williamson Bates of Philadelphia and Stacy Williamson Littlejohn of Eupora; a brother, Tommy Woodward of Philadelphia; and four grandchildren, Kayla Bates and John Carr Bates, both of Philadelphia and Anna Claire Littlejohn and Emily Littlejohn, both of Eupora.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Flora Woodward.
Pallbearers will be Alvin Neese, Kelly Paul Clark, Bud Smith, George Monroe, Jimmy Prince, Tom Wallace Cox, John Walker and Hal Overstreet.
Visitation will be today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Doris Johnson, 71, of Meridian, who died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
DOROTHY R. LEE
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Dorothy R. Lee, 77, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in her home.