OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
FORT SMITH, Ark. Services for Edwina Robinson were held June 5 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Oak Cemetery.
Mrs. Robinson, 77, of Fort Smith, formerly of Meridian, Miss., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, in Fort Smith.
Survivors include a son, Harry G. Robinson and his wife, Nancy Smith-Robinson of Fort Smith; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
LOUVENIA W. DAVIS
Retired school teacher
Services for Louvenia W. Davis were held Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in DeKalb with the Rev. Albert Johnson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Clark's Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Davis, 83, of DeKalb, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a retired teacher from the Kemper County school system.
Survivors include two sisters, Hallie Mae Johnson of Pontiac, Mich., and Christer Bell Rush of DeKalb.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jesse E. Davis.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Glen Weaver will be held today at 10 a.m. at Union Hill Church in Kemper County with the Revs. R.L. Hunnicutt and Joe Landrum officiating. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery in Kemper County. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Weaver, 87, of DeKalb, died Friday, July 20, 2001, in DeKalb. He was a farmer.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Grayson of DeKalb; a son, Robert Weaver of Jackson; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Weaver.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Lawson Copeland will be held today at 2 p.m. at Bond Baptist Church with the Rev. James Ruffin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with John E. Stephens Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Copeland, 88, of DeKalb, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at Riley Hospital. He was a painter.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Mae Fulton Copeland; a daughter, Denise Barefield and her husband, Hershel, of DeKalb; a sister, Jewel Barnett of Alabama and a grandchild.
ANNIE MILDRED SAVELL
PHILADELPHIA Services for Annie Mildred Savell will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at County Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Barron Pilgrim officiating. Burial will be in Crossroads Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Savell, 79, of Union, died Friday, July 20, 2001, at her home. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Oneita Evans of Jackson and Jolene Boykin of Union; two sons, Maxie Savell and the Rev. Don Savell, both of Union; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Winnie Savell of Union and Nadine Weatherford of Crestview, Fla. and a brother, Eric Pierce of Union.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Darwell L. Savell.
Graveside services for Mable Scott will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Long Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Malcolm Lewis officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scott, 87, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Evans of Melvin, Ala. and Patricia Spence and Barbara Pickard, both of Meridian; three sisters, Exa Kelly of Meridian Desma Burns of Mobile, Ala. and Linnie McLendon of Laurel; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sons, C.H. Scott and Jerry Scott.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Sam Warren will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Warren, 77, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at Reginald P. White Nursing Facility in Meridian. He was a farmer.
Survivors include a brother, Bob Warren of Decatur and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
TECARL QUASHUN WALLACE
Graveside services for TeCarl Quashun Wallace will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Parker officiating.
The infant Wallace, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include his mother, Talasha Cole; his father, Carl Wallace and two brothers, Antiono Finley and Quardragus Cole all of Meridian.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Johnson Hampton will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Bluff Springs Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Thomas Doss officiating. Burial will be in Chambers Cemetery in Preston with Clark's Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hampton, 99, of Preston, died Thursday, July 19, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Lillye Hampton of Preston; four sons, Jay T. Hampton and his wife, Emma, of Detroit, Marvin Hampton and his wife, Geraldine, of Cleveland, Ohio, Lamar Hampton and his wife, D. June, of Omaha, Neb. and Johnson Hampton Jr. and his wife, Oma, of Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Lena Turner and her husband, Ober and A. Myra Mason and her husband, James, both of Omaha and M. Elvira Hudson and her husband, Charlie of Portland; 44 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church.
WILLIE LEE COLE
Retired railroad employee
Services for Willie Lee Cole will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Parker officiating. Burial will be in All Day Cemetery in Enterprise.
Mr. Cole, 58, of Stonewall, died Monday, July 16, 2001, in Milwaukee. He was a retired employee of Southern Railroad and a member of Mt. Rose Baptist Church in Quitman.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Cole of Enterprise; a daughter, Regenina Cole of Milwaukee; a son, Reginald Cole of Pennsylvania; two step-daughters, Zaekita Powell of Enterprise and Shelia Sykes of Meridian; two step-sons, Tommie Cole of Detroit and Terry Bolden of Racine, Wis.; three sisters, Mary Williams of Stonewall, Annie Doby of Gary, Ind. and Dorris Terry of Chicago; two brothers, Alford Cole and Gene Cole, both of Meridian and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Ruby Cole.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.