OBITUARIES FOR FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2001
JAMES MARCUS MCLELLAND
Cattle, timber farmer
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for James Marcus McLelland will be held today at 11 a.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Gainesville, with the Rev. Carl Sudduth officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McLelland, 65, of Gainesville, died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham.
Survivors include his wife, Melanie Oliver McLelland of Gainesville; two sons, Marc McLelland of Eutaw and Pru McLelland of Gainesville; two daughters, Anne Kornegay of West Blocton and Allison Grimes of Tuscaloosa; stepchildren, Melanie Schiesz and James "Bo" Tartt, both of Birmingham; a sister, Allison Scruggs of Marion; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Daisy Allison McLelland.
The family requests memorials be made to Gainesville Methodist Church or Odd Fellows Cemetery.
WILLIE J. RUSH
DEKALB Services for Willie J. Rush will be held today at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Moscow Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy R. Lyles officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Rush, 72, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, July 22, 2001, at the VA Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Mary S. Rush and a daughter, Felicia Rush, both of Greensboro, Ga.; two sons, Willie J. Rush Jr. of St. Louis and Willie J. Rush of Louisiana; his mother, Mandy R. Rush of Philadelphia; five sisters, Inez Acox of Memphis, Marie Drake, Ethel Smith, Sudie Mae Jones and Louise Duke Brown, all of East St. Louis; seven brothers, Monroe Rush and Paul Rush, both of Chicago, Mack Rush of Carson, Calif., Dave Rush of Moss Point, Benard Rush of Middleton, Va., Eugene Rush and Clarence Hill, both of Philadelphia; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and two siblings.
DOUGLAS DEWAYNE FELTS
Electrician with Slay Steel
Services for Douglas Dewayne Felts will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating. Burial will be in Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Felts, 37, of Meridian, died Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at Riley Hospital. He was an employee of Slay Steel and worked for Structural Steel.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Elaine Felts, his father, Carey L. Felts and a daughter, Angle Michelle Felts, all of Meridian; his mother, Shelby Sinclair Mattos of Montgomery, Ala.; two brothers, Carey R. Felts of Montgomery and Tony L. Felts of Rose Hill; and a very special friend, Roscoe McCary of Meridian.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Slay, Arthur Ray Agent, Tony Felts, Russell Felts, Clarance Mathews, Mike Chaney and Bobby Earl Eaves.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
MAUD MCCALEB SCOTT
DEKALB Services for Maud McCaleb Scott will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Bohannon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scott, 77, of Milwaukee, formerly of DeKalb, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at St. Mary Hospital in Milwaukee.
Survivors include three sons, Alfonzo Scott and his wife, Mary, Grichell Scott and Freeman Scott and two daughters, Annie M. Scott and Phoebe J. Scott, all of Milwaukee; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a son.
Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.
RUBYE MCARTHUR RICHARDS
Retired garment supervisor
MACON Services for Rubye McArthur Richards will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mashulaville Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Zgarba officiating. Burial will be in Mashulaville Cemetery with Cockrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Richards, 81, died Thursday, July 26, 2001, at Noxubee General Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Milton Richards of Macon; two sons, Wayne Milton Richards Jr. of Jackson and Clarence Waterloo of Crosby, Texas; a sister, Shirley Alexander of Macon; a brother, Earl McArthur of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.