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franklin county times

OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2001

By Staff
Charles Day
Retired mechanic
PHILADELPHIA Services for Charles Day will be held today at 2 p.m. at Friendship Assembly of God with the Rev. Clifford Jinkerson officiating. Burial will follow in Longino Cemetery with McClain-Hayes Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Day, 49, of Philadelphia, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at Neshoba County General Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Day of Philadelphia; three sons, William Lamar Day, Bradley Lamar Day and Charles Daniel Day, all of Philadelphia; a step-son, Charles Shawndale Scrabrough of Meridian; his father and step-mother, Lamar and Mary Grace Day of Philadelphia; his mother, Roma Day of Philadelphia; a sister, Brenda Ilean Walker of Petal; and six brothers, Donald G. Day of Moss Point, Rickie Day of Meridian, Ronald R. Day, Danny Wayne Day, Dennis Lee Day and Michael J. Day, all of Philadelphia.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Earl Day.
Gertrude Burton
Retired nurse
Graveside services for Gertrude Burton will be held today at 3 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Philadelphia with the Rev. Jerry Sewell officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Burton, 89, of Meridian, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Storey and his wife, Peggy, of Birmingham, Ala., and Tony Storey of Cuba, Ala.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, A.W. Burton, R.C. Cunningham, and L.P. Storey, and a daughter, Patricia Storey.
The family requests memorials be made to Church of God Holiness in Cuba and Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Visitation will be today from 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Jack F. Edwards
Heavy equipment operator
PHILADELPHIA Services for Jack F. Edwards will be held today at 3 p.m. at John E. Stephens Chapel with the Revs. Greg Franklin and Charles Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Edwards, 66, of Philadelphia, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at a family residence.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtis Edwards of Philadelphia; two daughters, Denise Ladd of Philadelphia and Susan Moore of Whatley, Ala.; four sons, Jack Edwards, Jr., Timmy Edwards, Kevin Edwards and Brad Edwards; his mother, Ella O'Dell Edwards; a sister, Frances Lewis, all of Philadelphia; one brother, Clayton Edwards of Sebastopol; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Hubert Tucker
Retired house painter/contractor
PHILADELPHIA Services for Hubert Tucker will be held today at 4 p.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel with Elder J.T. Shields and the Rev. Mack Alford officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Tucker, 79, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Virgie Tucker of Philadelphia; two daughters, Shelby Bradley and Shirley Waddell, both of Philadelphia; two step-sons, Howard Smith of Philadelphia and Jim Moore of Dallas; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Robert C. Enstrom
Maintenance supervisor
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Robert C. Enstrom will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church with the Rev. Austin Conry officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Enstrom, 77, of Butler, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Rita D. Enstrom of Butler; three sons, Tim Enstrom of Atlanta, Terry Enstrom of Mobile and Ted Enstrom of Jackson, Miss.; two daughters, Kathy E. Owen of Meridian, Miss. and Karen E. Dalhberg of Gilbertown; one brother, Donald Enstrom of Neshkoro, Wisc.; and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Enstrom.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Angie Gressett Lewis
Mother
Services for Angie Gressett Lewis will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Chunky Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Chunky Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lewis, 70, of Chunky, died Friday, May 18, 2001, at her home.
She was a member of Chunky Baptist Church, and the Spencer Gilbert Chapter of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her children, Debbie Phillips and her husband, Ronny, and Dawn Sullivan and her husband, Ronny, both of Chunky, Daphne Matlock, Donna Gullette and her husband, Lex, of Meridian, and Buddy Lewis and his wife, Sheila, of Gulfport; 10 grandchildren, Wendy Walters, Ron Phillips, Shandi Matlock, Megan Matlock, Tanner Gullette, Morgan Gullette, James Lewis III, Alyse Lewis, Amber Moulds and Chris Moulds; one great-grandchild, Josh Walters, and three brothers, O.C. Gressett of Chunky, Jerry Gressett of Carthage and Sam Gressett of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Gressett, her mother, Clara Gressett, a sister, Alice Lucovich, and a brother, Mac Gressett.
Visitation will be Sunday from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brad Gressett, Phillip Gressett, Richard Lewis, Milton Lewis III, Sandford McCraw and Andy Lucovich.
The family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
Corine Amacker
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Corine Amacker, 94, of Porterville, who died Saturday at the Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb.
Gary W. Miller
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Gary W. Miller, 59, of Meridian, who died Saturday at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Robert S. Rhodes
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Robert S. Rhodes, 100, of Meridian, who died Friday at Rush Foundation Hospital.

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