OBITUARIES FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2001
HORACE EDWARD MOSLEY
Retired construction business owner
QUITMAN Services for Horace Edward Mosley will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Snell Church of God with the Revs. James Fleming and Cleitus Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mosley, 79, of Meridian, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Snell Church of God where he was on the board of trustees. He was the owner of H.E. Mosley Inc. and Mosley Grocery. He was a constable in District 4 Clarke County. He farmed cotton and corn, raised cattle and had many other business ventures. Mr. Mosley was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Mosley of Meridian; a daughter, Beverly Ann Mosley Hill of Biloxi; two sons, Phillip Edward Mosley and Robert Paul Mosley, both of Meridian; a sister, Marjorie Robinson and a brother, Robert Nolan Mosley, both of Meridian; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Ruby Mosley and a sister, Ruth Reynolds.
Pallbearers will be Phillip L. Mosley, Ryan Mosley, Ken Hill, Tray Bailey, Robby Mosley, Jeff Hill and Mathew Hill.
Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Robinson, Marcell Goodman, Donald Goodman, Scotty Davidson, Ray Davidson, Donald Mosley, Clyde Mosley and Bud Mosley.
Visitation will be today 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
SADIE MOORE WARREN WHITE
PHILADELPHIA Services for Sadie Moore Warren White will be held today at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dennis Duvall officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn cemetery in Philadelphia with McClain-Hays Funeral Service, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. White, 101, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at Choctaw Residential Center in Philadelphia. Mrs. White was a homemaker.
Survivors include four daughters, Mavis Warren Hobby of Philadelphia, Mae Jolly of Meridian, Sue Chadwick of Brandon and Ouida Williams of Carthage; four sons, Hugh White of Warrenton, Mo., John White of Philadelphia, Archie White and Joe White, both of Columbia S.C.; a brother, R.B. Moore of Philadelphia; 35 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Gordon Warren and Joseph N. White.
The family requests memorials be made to Grace Baptist Church.
JAIDA ALEXUS R. JOHNSON
UNION Graveside services for Jaida Alexus R. Johnson will be held today at 11 a.m. at Evans Tabernacle Cemetery with the Rev. Marchal Tatum officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Infant Johnson of Union died Thursday, March 15, 2001 at University Hospital in Jackson.
Survivors include her mother, Cory D. Rodgers of Union; grandfather, J.L. Rodgers Jr. of Yazoo City; grandmother, Sandra Martin of Union; great-grandfather, J.L. Rodgers of Union; and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandmother Lotis Rodgers and grandparents, James and Elois Pettis.
Retired fire captain for the City of Meridian
Services for Charles "Charlie" Beddingfield will be held today at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Burke officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Beddingfield, 68, of Meridian, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in his home. He was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mr. Beddingfield was also retired from the Meridian Street Department. He was at the time of his death working with Bible Story Books which was mission work.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Beddingfield of Meridian; four daughters, Sheila Watkins and her husband, Paul, Ann Maxwell and her husband, Bill, and Charlotte Fortenberry, all of Meridian, and Debbie Etheridge of Enterprise; a son, Charles Beddingfield and his wife, Terri, of Meridian; a sister, Thelma Roberts of Meridian; four brothers, B.D. Beddingfield of Collinsville, W.M. Beddingfield, J.E. Beddingfield and Mike Beddingfield, all of Meridian; 12 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bryan and Nola Beddingfield and a brother, Tommy Beddingfield.
Pallbearers will be J.C. McElroy, Edsel Thompson, Richard Barrett, Pat Kidd, Ernest Michel, Bobby Beddingfield, Chris Beddingfield and John McAllister.
WILLIAM D. HASSELLE SR.
Services for William D. Hasselle Sr. will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home with the Rev. David Sellers officiating.
Mr. Hasselle, 68, of Marion, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a retired business owner in Marion. Mr. Hasselle also was an avid Civil War Historian and relic collector and a former professional race car driver.
Survivors include his wife, Cecil Ann Hasselle of Marion; three children, William D. Hasselle Jr. of Las Vegas, Richard V. Hasselle Sr. and his wife, Nannette, of Marion, and Chere Freeman, of the Russell Community, nine grandchildren, Robyn Hasselle, Deshea Shields, Misty Hasselle, Heather Hasselle, Richard Hasselle Jr., Jason Hasselle, Justin Howard, Britney Jordan and Bridget Freeman; four great-grandchildren, Kristen, Camryn, Audriana and Blaze.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9-10 a.m. at the funeral home.
VIRGINIA ELIZABETH JACKSON
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Virginia Elizabeth "Ginia" Jackson will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Butler. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Jackson, 20, of Butler, died, Thursday, March 15, 2001, at DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. She was a student at the University of Alabama.
Survivors include her mother, Debra W. Jackson of Butler; her father, Darryl Jackson of Meridian; two brothers, Darryl Jackson Jr. and his wife, Suzanne, Eric W. Jackson, all of Butler, maternal grandparents, Patricia J. Harden of Mobile, and Julian A. Watters III of Butler and paternal grandfather, Milton Jackson of Butler.
Visitation will be held today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Youth Department, P.O. Box 300, Butler, AL 36904.