OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2001
MOLLIE MARJORIE MILES
Co-owned, operated Marion Park Variety Store in Meridian
HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. Services for Mollie Marjorie Miles were to be held today at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Evans-Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Miles, 89, of Gainesville, died Saturday, July 14, 2001.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Corbett of Gainesville; a son, Robert Sharman Miles of Houston; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ernest Miles.
The family requests memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church Music Fund, P.O. Box 1448, High Springs, FL 32655.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Joan Lewis will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. DeWayne Warren and Alan Randall officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.
Mrs. Lewis, 69, of Philadelphia, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at Neshoba County General Hospital. She was born and raised in the Dixon Community of Neshoba County, where she made her home most of her life. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, John F. Lewis and a daughter, Vickie Savoy and her husband, Milton, all of Philadelphia; three grandchildren, Jerrica Savoy of Biloxi, Justin Clearman of Omaha, Neb. and Shane Savoy of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; two great-grandchildren, Michael Suarez and Sydney Savoy, both of Biloxi; and two sisters, Karon Lundy of Philadelphia and Nell Martin of Brandon.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Branning, Jeff Lundy, David Lundy, Ike Latimer, Donald Ogletree and Kenneth Coleman.
LILLIE JANE LOGAN COLLINS
Services for Lillie Jane Logan Collins will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Leon Adams officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Bonita.
Mrs. Collins, 95, of Quitman, died Monday, July 16, 2001, in her home. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Bernice Bonner of Quitman and Linda Barousse of Tennessee; four sons, Benjamin Collins and his wife, Dorothy, Leroy Collins, Eugene Collins and his wife, Betty, and Marion Collins, all of Meridian; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Lela Logan and her husband, Benjamin W. Collins.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
JEFF ELI BROWN
FT. SMITH, Ark. Services for Jeff Eli Brown will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the National Cemetery.
Mr. Brown, 71, of Ft. Smith, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, in Ft. Smith. He was a native of Chunky.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Brown and a daughter, Peggy Brown and two sons, Rick and Billy Brown, all of Ft. Smith; four sisters, Cecile Stokley and her husband, R.W., of Collinsville, Dorothy Swanner and her husband, Boe, of Russell, Opal Harrison of Toomsuba, Elsie Oldehoff of Whitting, N.J. He leaves behind several beloved nieces and nephews, which were very dear and special to him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Mary Brown of Chunky and four brothers, Charles, Fred, Eugene and Robert Brown.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Ft. Smith.
REBA COLE ARTHUR
PHILADELPHIA Services for Reba Cole Arthur will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at John E. Stephens Chapel with the Rev. Ray Files officiating. Burial will be in High Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Arthur, 86, of Union, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Leake Memorial Hospital in Carthage.
Survivors include a daughter, Senita Walker and her husband, Gordon, of Hattiesburg; three sons, Carr Arthur and his wife, Cynthia, and Cole Arthur and his wife, Jan, all of Union, Basil Arthur and his wife, Yolanda, of Vicksburg; a brother, Bobby Joe Green of Union; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Burtis Arthur.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.