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OBITUARIES FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001

By Staff
JOYCE DALE STAUDT
Retired machinist
Services for Joyce Dale Staudt were held Monday, March 5, 2001, at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Reede officiating. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Staudt, 69, of Meridian, died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at the University Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Staudt of Meridian; three sisters, Carolyn Emmons, Kay Seeger and Evelyn McMillan; his mother, Beulah Staudt; and several stepchildren.
EVON NICHOLS
Homemaker and sitter
Graveside services for Evon Nichols will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Frankie Boyette officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Nichols, 78, of Meridian, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of East End United Methodist Church. She was a retired sitter and the best grandma "Girly" in the world.
Survivors include two daughters, Jo Teer of Jackson and Sandra Bunyard and her husband, Joel, of Meridian; a son, Mike Nichols of Mobile, Ala.; two sisters, Peggy Davis of Biloxi and Toby Anderson of Hattiesburg; a brother, Donald Stancil of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Nichols; a daughter, Mildred "Micky" Gandy Hillman; and a grandson, Thomas Michael Nichols.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ADA M. WILLIAMS
Services for Ada M. Williams will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Enterprise Funeral Home with the Rev. Lamar Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pack Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams, 76, of Meridian, died Friday, March 16, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include three sons, Cleveland Edwards and Douglas Williams, both of Vicksburg, and Charles Williams; a sister, Daisyree Cross of Manchester, N.H.; and one grandchild.
Visitation will be today from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
TREAS E. RAMSEY
Truck driver
DEKALB Services for Treas E. Ramsey will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Mississippi National Guard Armory with the Rev. Eddie Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Sunny Mount Giles Church Cemetery in Scooba with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ramsey, 37, of Shuqualak, died Sunday, March 18, 2001, in Scooba. He was a member of the National Guard and a Gulf War veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Linda J. Ramsey and a daughter, Precious Jenkins, both of Shuqualak; a sister, Ethel Algood and her husband, Greg, of Epes, Ala.; two brothers, Willie Rencher and his wife, Ida, of Epes and Ambusey Rencher and his wife, Elaine, of Laurel; several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Visitation will be Friday from 1-5 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
UTIE L. WELCH
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home of Newton for Utie L. Welch, 91, of Newton, who died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Guardian Angel Hospice in Meridian.
AMELIA SHELTON
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Amelia Shelton, 80, of Toomsuba, who died Wednesday, March 21, 2001, in her home.
BETTIE GARRISON
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Bettie Garrison who died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Benchmark Health Care.

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