OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2001
DOROTHY MCKEE BOUGH
NEWTON Services for Dorothy McKee Bough will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Green, Dr. Robert Conoy and Dr. James Everett officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Cemetery.
Mrs. Bough, 60, of Longview, Texas, formerly of Hickory, died Friday, June 22, 2001, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. She was a retired machinist for Delco Remy Company. She was born in Attala County and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Kyle R. Bough of Longview; a daughter, Joann Burks and her husband, Butch, of Petal; a son, Tony McKee of Longview; three step-daughters, Shelia Smithwick of Longview, Carol Loizeaux of Linden, Texas and Kylene Deerinwater of Hallsville, Texas; two step-sons, Richard Bough of Coffeeville, Kan. and Scott Bough of Kansas, Mo.; a sister, Marlene Benson of Brandon; three brothers, Charlie Harrison of Toomsuba, Frank Harrison of Ocean Springs and Perry Harrison of Jackson; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Jack McKee and her parents, Benjamin and Lenora Crocker Harrison.
Pallbearers will be Roland Burks, Davey Burks, Travis McKee, Chuck Harrison, Michael Harrison and Tim Loizeaux.
Visitation will be today from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
RICHARD COLUMBUS DEARMAN
CLEVELAND Services for Richard Columbus Dearman will be held today at 3 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Burial will be in Linn Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Dearman, 84, of Shaw, died Friday, June 22, 2001, at his home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Elizabeth Dearman of Linn; two daughters, Clara Jane Harts of San Diego and Joyce Louise Smith of Indianola; two sons, Richard Eugene Dearman of Huntsville, Ala. and William Justa Dearman of Linn; a sister, Ruthie Lee Killebrew of Meridian; a brother, Lee D. Dearman of Louisville; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
VIRGINIA STOKES CUMBERLAND
PHILADELPHIA Services for Virginia Stokes Cumberland will be held today at 4 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Steve Lampkin and Sam Hull officiating. Burial will be in Coy Methodist Cemetery in Preston.
Mrs. Cumberland, 59, of Preston, died Friday, June 22, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She was a homemaker. A native of Kemper County, she was a longtime resident of the Lynville Community and a member of Lynville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Ravon Cumberland of Preston; three daughters, Cynthia Lynn Cumberland and Sheila Cumberland Dudley and her husband, Michael Jack, all of DeKalb and Susan Cumberland Sleppy and her husband, Richard Jon of Daleville; two grandchildren, Austin Cumberland Dudley and Ravon Barrett Dudley, both of DeKalb; five sisters, Marie Roberts of Gulfport, June Culpepper of Toomsuba, Jane Sciple and Eddie Mae Stokes, both of DeKalb and Kathy Luke of Preston; a brother, Sam Stokes of York, Ala. and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pinkney and Myrtle Stokes; a sister, Martha Creed and a brother, Jeff Stokes.
VARNELL L. HERSEY
Services for Varnell L. Hersey will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. L.C. Thedford officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Tamola.
Mr. Hersey, 60, of Lauderdale, died Thursday, June 21, 2001, at his home. He was retired.
Survivors include three sisters, Lorene Hersey, Corene Hersey and Catherine Thomas, all of Meridian; a son, Tony Hersey of Nashville, Tenn., and one grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Lattie Shannon, 91, of Meridian, who died Saturday, June 23, 2001, at her home.