OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2001
HAROLD HILEMAN HEBER
Retired operator of Sonat Gas
ENTERPRISE Services for Harold "Harry" Hileman Heber were held Sunday at Enterprise Baptist Church with the Revs. Richard Cothern and Taylor Wallace officiating. Burial was in Stonewall Cemetery with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Heber, 81, of Enterprise, died Thursday, April 19, 2001, at Riley Hospital. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a member of Enterprise Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Buckalew Heber of Enterprise; a daughter, Susan Chancelor and her husband, Darrell, of Stonewall; a brother, Robert W. Heber and his wife, Jean, of Harrison, Mich.; two sisters, Bernice Smith of LeRoy, Mich. and Eleanor Tracy of Lansing, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Pauline Buckalew Rathbun of Enterprise; three grandchildren, Kim Chancelor of Hattiesburg and Jon Chancelor and Blake Chancelor, both of Stonewall; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friend and cousin, Bill Hileman and his wife, Marion, of Harrison, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl J. and Mary Heber; a brother, Wallace Heber; and a sister, Mable Squires.
Pallbearers were Jimmie Helms, Martin Long, Cecil Melton, Larry Owen, Charles Helms, Gerald Covington, Buddy Dearman and Mark Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were John Lawson, Joe Crumbley, Delmar Smith Jr., Peyton Kidd, T.R. Chisolm, Collins Goodin, Dick Clay, Lewis Smith, Charlie Long and co-workers at Southern Natural Gas.
The family requests memorials be made to Enterprise Baptist Church Building Fund.
SHELLIE WARREN JR.
Retired from Clearspan Company
Services for Shellie Warren Jr. will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Ray Clark officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Warren, 62, of Meridian, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include his mother, Irmajean Clark McCoy, his wife, Virginia Warren, four sons, Robert, Henry, Gary and Tavaris Warren and a stepson, Marcus Dunn, all of Meridian; three daughters, Dorothy McGee and her husband, Clyde, of Gulfport and Patricia Smith and LaVisa Warren of Meridian; three brothers, Johnny, Jerry and Marvin Warren, all of Meridian; seven sisters, Earline McBeth of Philadelphia, Kathy Warren, Janice Warren, Marie Trussell, Shirley Joe Barnett, Dorothy R. Kimes and Genie Gordon, all of Meridian.
FRED LAMAR DAWS
Retired principal of Centreville Elementary School
CENTREVILLE, Ala. Services for Fred Lamar Daws will be held today at 11 a.m. at Centreville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Big Oak United Methodist Church Cemetery in Kemper County, Miss at 4 p.m. today. Rockco Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Daws, 78, of Centreville, died Sunday, April 22, 2001. He was a native of DeKalb and the son of J.M. Daws and Ruby Gully Daws. After 39 years in education he retired as principal of Centreville Elementary School in 1985. During World War II, he served as a medic in the Army 315th Infantry Regiment of the 79th Division. He was awarded a Purple Heart with the Oak Leaf Cluster and Bronze Star for actions during the Battle of the Bulge. He was an active member of Centreville United Methodist Church, serving as board chairman for several years. He was also a past president of the Kiwanis Club.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Elia Griffin Daws; a daughter, Carol Dale and her husband, Jeff, of Omaha, Neb.; a son, David Daws and his wife, Nancy, of Shelby County; two grandchildren, Amy Daws and David Dale; and a brother, Harold Daws of Booneville, Miss.
The family requests memorials be made to Centreville United Methodist Church.
Shop foreman with Puckett Machinery in Meridian
FOREST Services for Carl Haralson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Ott and Lee Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Gardner and Jim Everett officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Baptist Cemetery.
Mr. Haralson, 41, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at Mississippi Firefighter's Memorial Burn Center. He was a lifelong resident of Scott County and member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and loved woodworking. He did a lot of volunteer work for his community and Scott Central School.
Survivors include his wife, Terrie Haralson, two daughters, Amy Haralson and Jessica Arney, a son, Jamie Arney, his mother, Carolyn Haralson and two sisters, Peggy Haralson and Vicki Edwards, all of Forest; two brothers, Gordon Haralson of New Braunfels, Texas, and Ronnie Haralson of Forest; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Keith Haralson on Nov. 1, 1977.
Pallbearers will be Andy Gardner, Matthew Shelley, Kenneth Robinson, James Gray Haralson, Justin Haralson, Paul Shaw, James "Jimmy" Shelley and James Smith.
The family requests memorials be made to Lighthouse Lodge, P.O. Box 4535, Greenville, MS 38704.
Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
ARMINDA MURRIEL SULLIVAN
Graveside services for Arminda Murriel Sullivan will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Miss Sullivan, 93, of Meridian, died Monday, April 23, 2001, in Quitman. She was a member of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include two nephews, Howard Irby of Collierville, Tenn. and Louis Sullivan of Phoenix; and a niece, Mary Sue Temple of Meridian.
LESLIE CRAIG JONES
Scott Paper Company paper maker
BUTLER, Ala. Graveside services for Leslie Craig Jones will be held today at 2 p.m. at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Lavon Holifield officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jones, 86, of Waynesboro, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Pine View Health Care.
Survivors include two daughters, Myrtle Jo Toomey of Silas and Barbara J. Jackson of Satsuma; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Willodean R. Jones.
Visitation will be today from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
WARREN C. GRANT SR.
Merchant and former mayor of York
YORK, Ala. Services for Warren C. Grant Sr. will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. J. Kelly Unger officiating. Burial will be in York Cemetery.
Mr. Grant, 83, of York, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at The Specialty Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include two sons, Warren C. Grant Jr. of Birmingham and Dr. Fred Y. Grant of Meridian; a daughter, Nita G. Breazeale of Birmingham; three sisters, Barbaree Rosenbaum of Meridian, Frances Lucy of York and Lillie Mae Foard of Duncanville, Texas; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.