OBITUARIES FOR TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2001
RACHEL KELLAM MASSINGILL
Public school teacher
YORK, Ala. Services for Rachel Kellam Massingill were to be held today at 10 a.m. at York Baptist Church with the Revs. Grant McLain and Leon Ballard officiating. Burial was to be in York Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Massingill, 64, of York, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Sam Massingill of York; a son, Sammy Massingill and his wife, Suzanne, of Mobile; a daughter, Sandy Klinger and her husband, Chris, of Fairhope; a brother, Fremont Kellam Jr. and his wife, Joyce, of York; and two grandchildren, Cam Klinger and Raleigh Massingill.
The family requests memorials be made to York Baptist Church.
IDA GRAY GEORGE
PHILADELPHIA Services for Ida Gray George will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Clarence Qualls, Bill Housley and Clif Pace officiating. Burial will be in Tucker Cemetery in Kemper County.
Mrs. George, 81, of DeKalb, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian. She was a native and lifelong resident of Kemper County. She was a member of Bluff Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Donahue George of DeKalb; a daughter, Joann Herrington and her husband, Ken Herrington Sr., two grandsons, Ken Herrington Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, and Donnie Herrington, all of Meridian; four sisters, Gladys Stokes of Columbus, Ga., Frances Strong of Pascagoula, Hazel Prather of Philadelphia and Pearl Barker of Meridian; and three brothers, R.L. Gray of Oceanside, Calif., Shine Gray of DeKalb and Brown Gray of Philadelphia.
Pallbearers will be Larry Stokes, G.E. Barker, Bobby Griffin, Ben Edwards, Tommy Forbes and Eugene Marshall.
BRENDA FAYE CLARK
Services for Brenda Faye Clark will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Grubbs officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, near Kewanee.
Mrs. Clark, 48, of Meridian, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, James L. Harrison Sr. of Meridian; two sons, Stacy Clark of Meridian and Chad Clark of Tacoma, Wash.; three sisters, Dorothy Jean Douthitt, Stella Inez Beeson and Linda Mae Keller, a brother, Hubert Lee Waddell, a stepson, Jimbo Harrison Jr., two stepbrothers, Jay Waddell and Jamie Waddell, all of Meridian; three grandchildren, five nieces, six nephews, a great-niece and three great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Hubert J. Waddell; her mother, Maxine Waddell Mason; a brother, Donald Wayne Waddell and a sister, June Marie Ervin.
Pallbearers will be Paul Keller, Shad Hutchinson, Robert Broadhead, Gregg Webb, Dewayne Todd, Jacob Wayne Keller, William George Sumrall and Christopher J. Waddell.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Silver Star Casino employee
SEBASTOPOL Services for Joycie Perkins will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Pearl River Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Phillips Cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Perkins, 49, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin C. Perkins Jr. and a son, Sean M. Perkins, both of Philadelphia; six sisters, Linda Y. Rohrbach of Kingman, Ariz., Shirley Y. Kile of Antioch, Calif., Gloria York of Sacramento, Calif., Stella Y. Ellis of Philadelphia, Anne Y. Kendall of Silver Spring, Md., and Lari York of Marietta, Ga.; three brothers, Ted York, Marlin York and William York, all of Philadelphia; and several other relatives.
PEARL E. JORDAN
Services for Pearl E. Jordan will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Jordan United Methodist Church in Pachuta with the Revs. Jimmy Jones and Alphonso Jordan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jordan, 101, of Pachuta, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at Jasper County Nursing Home in Bay Springs.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Jordan of Pachuta.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Jordan and a son, Y.C. Jordan.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.