OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2001
PATSY COLEMAN ANTON
East Mississippi State Hospital employee
Services for Patsy Coleman Anton will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Webb Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Horeb Cemetery with Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Anton, 49, of Meridian, died Saturday at her home.
She employed at East Mississippi State Hospital, and was a member of Lakeview Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Claudie Mae Coleman, her father, Hubert Coleman, her brother, James Coleman, and a nephew, Herbie Coleman.
Mrs. Anton is survived by her daughters, Amanda Wynn and Melissa Anton, both of Meridian; a grandson, Marcus Littlies, and a granddaughter, Elexus Littlies; her former husband, Steve Anton; two brothers and their wives, Jerry Coleman and his wife, Cathy, and Wayne Coleman and his wife, Sylvia, all of Meridian; her sisters and their spouses, Frances Phillips and her husband, Al, of Cuba, Ala., Teresa Allen and her husband, Walt, of Auburn, Ind., Nora Todd and her husband, Rodney, Donna Heiden and her husband, Donald, Barbara Hayes and her husband, Roger, Carolyn Richardson and her husband, Mike, and Cathy Warden, all of Meridian.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Shanrock, Matt Raines, Mike Hayes, Joe Heiden, Marcus Coleman, Tim Richardson, Mike Richardson, Donald Heiden and Rodney Todd.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Webb Funeral Home.
Retired credit manager
Graveside services for Virginia Vaughn will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. David Keller officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Vaughn, 72, of Meridian, died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
She was the retired credit manager for Jeff Anderson hospital, and was a member of First Christian Church. She worked as the credit manager for Marks Rothenberg for more than 25 years.
Mrs. Vaughn was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Pace, and a sister, Francis Warren.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest Vaughn of Meridian; a step-daughter, Diane Greer and her husband, Steve, of Moreno Valley, Calif.; two step grandchildren; two sisters, Sarah Munro of Whita, Kan., and Marion "Toosie" Clay of DeKalb; three nephews and two nieces.
Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at Barham's Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Mark Clay, Jerry Vaughn, Joey Vaughn, Joe Fortson, Adam Riley and Danny Todd.
LESLIE JEROME FREELONG
MILLRY, Ala. Services for Leslie Jerome Freelong will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Mt. Carmel cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Freelong, 76, of Millry, died Friday, April 13, 2001, at the Jackson Healthcare Facility and Nursing Home.
He is survived by his wife, Leeora Koen Freelong of Millry; two stepsons, William Koen and Oscar Lee Koen, both of Millry; and five daughters, Leaster Dumas, Virginia McIlwain, Mary Lynn Carpenter and Velma Watkins, all of Millry; and Lena Moseley of St. Stephens.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.
GEORGE ORMAND "JACK" STRIBLING
World War II veteran
PHILADELPHIA Services for George Ormand "Jack" Stribling will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with Dr. James Shull officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Stribling, 79, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at his home.
A veteran of World War II, he was a native of Philadelphia. He was owner and operator of Stribling Drug Store in Philadelphia from its organization in 1948 until his retirement in 1995. He was a member and deacon of First Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce. He was a veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Stribling of Philadelphia; two daughters, Betty Irons of Philadelphia and Linda Ann Bowles of Columbus; a son, Larry Stribling of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Ruth Stribling, Kathleen Stribling and Sara Stribling, all of Philadelphia; and a brother, Dr. Richard Stribling of Philadelphia; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Dan Irons, Mark Bowles, Kyle Stribling, Reid Stribling, William Hamill, Cal Stribling, Kent Stribling and Glen Stribling.
Visitation is set for today from 5-8 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home.
WOODLYN DAVID P'POOL
Memorial services for Woodlyn David P'Pool will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Malcolm Lewis officiating.
Mr. P'Pool, 74, of Meridian, died Thursday, April 12, 2001, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.
Survivors include a son, Woody Pool of Blue Springs, Mo.; two daughters-in-law, Joan Pool of Blue Springs and Donna Garrison of Meridian; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to the Lauderdale County Animal Shelter.
THEODORE FORBES MCCANN
Retired U.S. Air Force
PANAMA CITY, Fla. Memorial services for Theodore Forbes McCann will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Mobile Memorial Gardens Chapel.
Mr. McCann, a native of Meridian, Miss. and resident of Mobile, Ala., died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, in Panama City.
Survivors include his wife, Fredna Jones McCann of Mobile; two daughters, Beryl Gabriel of Maryville, Tenn. and Cindy Guerrero of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Sam McCann of Ft. Worth, Texas and Percy Calhoun of Daytona; a sister, Roxie Warner of Denton, Texas; and three grandchildren.
Services for Ruby Williams will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church in Clarke County with the Rev. John Edward officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Baptist Church cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Williams, 85, of Clarke County, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at her home.
She was a member of the Union Baptist Church. The family requests that memorial funds be made to the church cemetery fund.
Visitation will be Monday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home and at the church on Tuesday, 30 minutes prior to the service.
REGINA K. BROGAN
Services for Regina K. Brogan will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Mt. Olive Baptist Church on 49th Avenue with the Rev. A.D. Lewis officiating. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Brogan, 59, of Meridian died Friday, April 13, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
She was retired from the Meridian Public Schools.
Mrs. Brogan was preceded in death by her parents, J.L. Key and Laura Key, and two brothers, Harry Key and Joe Prude.
She is survived by three daughters, Cathy Dixon, Sharon Brogan and Lisa Goudy and her husband, Ben, of Meridian; a brother, Frank Prude of Sacramento, Calif.; and four granddaughters, Lakeesha Dixon, Brandon Dixon, Michael Harris and Kevin Moore, and a number of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Monday from 6-7 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Grady Reed, 60, of Meridian, who died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
LENA MAE MCDONALD
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Lena Mae McDonald, 76, of Lauderdale, who died Friday, April 13, 2001, at home.