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OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2001

By Staff
GEORGE EUGENE LINGLE
Retired butcher
FOREST Services for George Eugene Lingle were held Saturday at Ott and Lee Funeral Home with the Revs. Kent Stephens and Kerry Collins officiating. Burial was in Independence Methodist Cemetery.
Mr. Lingle, 62, of Bailey, died Thursday, April 19, 2001, in his home.
He was a resident of Bailey for the past 18 years, moving from Meridian where he lived for 10 years. He was a former resident of Lawrence. Mr. Lingle was a member of Poplar Springs Drive Methodist Church in Meridian, a Mason and member of Longstreet Lodge No. 268 in Bailey. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Hunt Lingle of Bailey; three daughters, Annette Evans and her husband, Larry, of Warner Robbins, Ga., Angie Dear and her husband, Kevin, of Florence and De Kay Shepperd of Bailey; two sons, Daman Collins of Meridian and the Rev. Kerry Collins and his wife, Jannis, of Bradley; five grandchildren, Ashley Evans, Casey Dear, Dusty Dear, Danielle Collins and Morgan Shepperd.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn "Bud" Lingle and Effie Cockrell Lingle.
Pallbearers were Alex Hunt, James Hunt, Phil Hunt, Tim Neal, Larry Evans and Kevin Dear.
The family requests memorials be made to a church of choice, Gideon's International or the American Cancer Society.
JACK L. BOULTON
Retired cattle farmer
NEWTON Services for Jack L. Boulton were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Timothy Beard and Ray Daniel officiating. Burial was to be in Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Boulton, 77, of Rose Hill, died Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Monroe Boulton of Rose Hill; a son, Jackie Boulton and his wife, Debera, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; a daughter, Jan Boulton Bufkin and her husband, Gary, of Morristown, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Taryn Boulton, Brittany Boulton, Grant Bufkin and Kent Bufkin; and two nieces, Peggy Booth and Patty Blakley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alphus and Alice Boulton; a grandson, Matt Bufkin; and a sister, Evelyn Boulton Davis.
The family requests memorials be made to Hopewell Methodist Church or Gideon's International.
Pallbearers were to be Jason Hester, Johnny McCormick, Randy Loper, Sammy Aycock, Jeffrey Pugh and Mike Alexander.
LOIS W. SEXTON
Secretary
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Lois W. Sexton will be held today at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Williams officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Sexton, 88, of Butler, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Willow Trace Nursing Center.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra S. Kirkland of Butler; a sister, Laura Jane Rodwell of Slidell, La.; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service.
MARY ILA GRIFFIN GOODMAN
Homemaker
QUITMAN Graveside services for Mary Ila Griffin Goodman will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Center Grove Cemetery with the Revs. Bernice Fleming and Ernest Allen officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Goodman, 92, of the Snell Community, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Queen City Nursing Home.
Survivors include two sons, Wayne Goodman and his wife, Doris, and Marcell Goodman and his wife, Rita T.; a daughter, Glenda Hughes and her husband, Stanley; three sisters-in-law, Charlotte Griffin, Nina Booker and Sue Goodman, all of Meridian; three sisters, Neva Griffin and Thelma Moffett, both of Clarke County, and Claudie McRae of South Carolina; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Commie D. Goodman.
The family requests memorials be made to a church of choice.
SALLIE JEWEL MANN BISHOP
Homemaker
NEWTON Services for Sallie Jewel Mann Bishop will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Conehatta Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jim Street officiating. Burial will be in Conehatta Methodist Church Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bishop, 92, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson. She resided at Lakeland Nursing Home in Jackson for nine years and was a former resident of Conehatta for 83 years. Mrs. Bishop was a member of Conehatta Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and served in many leadership positions. She was a member of the Eastern Star and a current member of Calvary Baptist Church in Jackson.
Survivors include three daughters, Janice Havis of Bay Town, Texas, Mary McNamara of Jackson and Nan Owens of Houston, Texas; three sons, Harold Bishop of Raymond, Truman Bishop of Conehatta and Joe Bishop of Jackson; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tobe and Sallie Cartlidge Mann and a son, Robert Bishop.
Pallbearers will be Mark Bishop, Kelly Bishop, Dewayne Havis, Gary Roebuck, Milton Ethridge and David Ethridge.
The family requests memorials be made to Conehatta Baptist Church Building Fund or Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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