OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2001
TAWNYA ANDERSON GRAHAM
Services for Tawnya Anderson Graham will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church in Philadelphia with the Rev. M.C. Thompson Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Griffin Rest Cemetery with James L. Osby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Graham, 43, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at Neshoba County General Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Graham of Philadelphia; a sister, Carman Williams of Dallas; and three brothers, Christopher Anderson, William Anderson and Raymond Anderson, all of Pontiac, Mich.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in DeKalb.
COLLINS Services for Catherine Dean were held Monday at 4 p.m. at Willow Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Jimmy Hood and Phillip Duncan officiating. Burial was in Willow Grove Cemetery with Billy M. King-Colonial Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dean, 61, of Collins, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, in her home. She was employed as a teacher for 30 years with the Covington County School District.
Survivors include her husband, Robert W. Dean, a sister, Jeanette Bryant and a brother, Terry Wayne Culpepper, all of Collins; and a son, Scott Dean of Jackson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Culpepper and Lottie Culpepper; and a brother, Jerry Culpepper.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Dessie Neal will be held today at 1 p.m. at Hopewell United Methodist Church with the Revs. John Loper and Randy Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery in DeKalb with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Neal, 93, of Vicksburg, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Vicksburg Medical Center. She was a retired seamstress for Wells Lamont in Philadelphia.
Survivors include two daughters, Katherine Sink and Norma McKee, both of Vicksburg; two sons, Jarone Neal of Brandon and J.W. Neal of Terry; a sister, Mary Posey of Collinsville; two brothers, Lester Weathers of Ormond Beach, Fla. and James Weathers of DeKalb; 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Coleman Neal and a grandson, Danny Posey.
BETTY SUE BRYANT
MACON Graveside services for Betty Sue Bryant will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Soule Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Darren Chester officiating. Cockrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bryant, 54, of Macon, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, in her home.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Bryant of Macon; two sons, Terry Lyn Bruterburagh of Jenkins, Mo. and Gerald Ray Mann of Greenwood; a sister, Wanda Savage of Newport, Ark.; a brother, Billy Joe Womack of Blythesville, Ark.; and six grandchildren.
EMMA JEWEL SCOTT
Services for Emma Jewel Scott will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Church in Newton County with the Revs. Keith Grubbs and Jimmy McDill officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scott, 80, of Meridian, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church since the early 50's.
Survivors include her husband, Uland O. Scott of Meridian; children, Pat, John and Peggy Carpenter, both of Meridian, and Chuck Scott of Decatur, Ala.; three brothers, James Bradley and Walter Bradley, both of Union, and Horace Bradley and his wife, Louise, of Ocala, Fla.; three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Mary Scott.
The family requests memorials be made to Midway Baptist Church Building Fund.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and nephews: Billy John, Clint Carpenter, Darron Scarbrough, Eddie Bradley, Bobby Carmichael and Johnny Prather.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hugh Oliver and Phabain Oliver.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
IVORY LEANN THOMPSON
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for infant Ivory Leann Thompson of Meridian who died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.