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franklin county times


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SEBASTOPOL Services for Jeffery Reddin McKee were held Tuesday at Milling Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Guy McGarrity officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery.
Mr. McKee, 22, of Walnut Grove, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001.
Survivors include his wife, Chasity McKee, his father, Joseph Zackie McKee, and a daughter, Lauren Taylor McKee, all of Walnut Grove; his mother, Charlotte McKee of Sebastopol; two brothers, Jimmy McKee of Pachuta and Jason McKee of Walnut Grove, and a special aunt, Juanita Mitchell of Walnut Grove.
Pallbearers were Johnny Gulledge, James Hopson, Ryan King, Chad McDill, Josh Moore and Martin Pinter.
Honorary pallbearers were Chad Bolen, Lance Green, Brad McKee, Marcus McKee, Artie Shaw and Tim Stewart.
UNION Services for Ella Ruth Boler were held Tuesday at Neshoba Baptist Church with the Revs. Johnny Collins and Warren Hedgepeth officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Boler, 61, of Union, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001, at Laird Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Arlin Boler of Union; two daughters, Glenda Goforth and her husband, R.L., and Vinita Parker, all of Union; a son, Ricky Boler and his wife, Tanya, of Conehatta; three sisters, Ruby Walters of Decatur, Etoile Goss of Dixon, and Martha Bane of Dewitt, Ark.; and two brothers, Miller Nicholson and Earl Nicholson, both of Dallas.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Allison Nicole.
PHILADELPHIA Graveside services for Wylodine Hayes Prisock were held Wednesday at Louisville Memorial Park, with the Rev. Jerry Beam officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Prisock, 98, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Neshoba County General Hospital.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Prisock.
BUTLER, Ala. Services for William Edward "Bill" Nipp were held Wednesday at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Garry Williams officiating. Burial was in Butler City Cemetery.
Mr. Nipp, 70, of Butler, was a pharmacist and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include a daughter, Romona Kay Pressnell of Butler; two sons, William E. Nipp Jr. of Butler and Stewart Alan Nipp of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; a sister, Margaret Jane Saliba of Sarasota, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
FT. WORTH, Texas Services for Jeanie Gabriel Brantley were to be held today at Crosier-Pearson-Mayfield Funeral Home. Burial will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Cemetery in Meridian.
Mrs. Brantley, 71, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at a Meridian hospital. She was a native of Meridian.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Marshall Brantley and his wife, Linda Jean, of Longview, Texas, and George Wayne Brantley of Coleman, Okla.; four daughters, Charlotte Jean Boone and her husband, Colvin, of Ft. Worth, Sheri Larzalere of Dallas, Becky Brantley of Kaufman, and Faye Bowers and her husband, Milton, of Meridian; a sister, Helen Keene and her husband, James; and several grandchildren, Michael and Cherylie Boone, Kim Harris, Christopher Larzalere, Jason, Daniel and Elissa Brantley, Justin and John Brantley, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Brantley, and a daughter, Tammy Lee Gabriel.
Rig supervisor with Rowan Drilling Co. of Houston, Texas
Services for Aubry "Benny" Fornea will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Brett Cooper and Roger Ivy officiating. Burial will be in New Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery in Picayune at 2:30.
Mr. Fornea, 53, of Rose Hill, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Bassett of Rose Hill; a daughter, Terri L. Fornea Herrington of Hattiesburg; a son-in-law, Jason Herrington of Hattiesburg; his mother, Ethel Fornea of Rose Hill; two brothers, Eugene Fornea and his wife, Sarah, of Deluth, Minn., and Richard Fornea and his wife, Robbi, of Katie, Texas; a niece, Nikki Fornea of Katie; a step-sister, Linda Zeleynick of Pennsylvania; two aunts, Willie G. King and her husband, Roger, of Poplarville, and Betty Parker of New Orleans; several cousins; special friends, Joe and Paula Partin and a special daughter, Casey Boone.
He was preceded in death by his father, Aubry B. Fornea.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired U.S. Air Force
QUITMAN Services for Mark Mason Jr. will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Shubuta Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gene Higgenbotham officiating. Burial will be in Hepzibah Cemetery in Clarke County with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mason, 72, of Shubuta, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a deacon at Shubuta Baptist Church, former assistant administrator at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital and retired after 24 years with the U.S. Air Force. He was active in the community and civic affairs. He was a member of Shubuta Improvement Association, a member of Disabled American Veterans and a former alderman for the town of Shubuta.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Mason of Shubuta; three sons, Randall Mason and his wife, Kaye, of Slidell, La., Tony Mason of Hattiesburg and Jerry D. Mason of Shubuta; a daughter, Sharon D. Walker and her husband, Ronny, of Hattiesburg; a brother, Robert Louis Mason Sr. of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Lucille Brashier of Shubuta; and 12 grandchildren, Kelly Scheetz, Erica Waller, Cristal Mason and Michelle Mason, all of Hattiesburg, Brandi Mason of Oxford, Christopher Mason, Julie Mason, Jenni Mason and Leah Mason, all of Hurlock, Stephanie Mason of Shubuta, and Kathryn Mason and Mark Mason III, both of Slidell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mark Mason Sr. and Janie Evelyn Stallings Mason; his brothers, James Mason, Leroy Mason and Otis Mason; and his sisters, Evelyn McCoy and Kathryn Murrah.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or to a favorite charity.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Retired postmistress
DEKALB Services for Marguerite Lockley will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Scooba United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Wood officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lockley, 82, of Scooba, died Wednesday Oct. 3, 2001, in her home. She was a member of Scooba United Methodist Church and a member of the Women's Fellowship Circle.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Lockley of Louisville and Charles Williams and his wife, Barbara, of Scooba; a sister, Francis McGuire of Grandberry, Texas; 10 grandchildren, Glenn Williams, Ben Williams, Ken Williams, Tona McDaniels, Christi Vanlandingham, Melissa Thomas, Connie Langford, Danny Brown Jr., Steven Brown and Gary Brown; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, G.C. Lockley.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Williams, Ben Williams, Ken Williams, Gregory Williams, Chad Watson and Justin Watt.
Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Brown Jr. and Steven Brown.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.