Obituaries for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001
BEULAH PREMEAUX LEE
BILOXI Services for Beulah Premeaux Lee will be held today at 1 p.m. at Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home. Burial will be in Biloxi City Cemetery.
Mrs. Lee, 82, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, in Meridian. She was born in New Iberia, La., and was a resident of Meridian since 1958. She lived in Biloxi a number of years, where she worked in the seafood industry and was a former member of the Fleur de Lis Society Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Lee was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Meridian.
Survivors include four daughters, Linda Scarbrough, Loraine Lee, Linda Green and her husband, Paul, all of Meridian, and Loretta Lee of Las Vegas; a sister, Beatrice Manuel of Ocean Springs; a sister-in-law-Helen Barras of Biloxi; a brother-in-law, Webster Lee and his wife, Dolores, of D'Iberville; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Erving Lee; two sisters, two brothers and her parents, Dounis and Helen Theriot Premeaux.
Visitation will be today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home.
HAROLD EDWIN DOLLAR
UNION Services for Harold Edwin Dollar will be held today at 2 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in Union City Cemetery.
Mr. Dollar, 61, of Union, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include three sisters, Mary Dollar Thomas and Sara Dollar Tharpe of Union and Terrye Dollar Watson of Denham Springs, La.; two brothers, Charles Noel Dollar of Jackson and Joseph Anthony Dollar of Union; and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Katie Gray will be held today at 2 p.m. at Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home with the Rev. Odell Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Gray, 71, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001, in Meridian.
Survivors include seven sons, Robert Ray Hall of El Paso, Texas, Thomas N. Gray of Nashville, Tenn., Jeffrey Roberts and his wife, Hazel, Benjamin Roberts and his wife, Doris, Raymond Roberts, Dennis Gray and Shawn Gray, all of Meridian; and four daughters, Cathy Moore of Atlanta, Gloria Merrimon of Nashville; Junenette Malone and her husband, MacArthur, of Decatur, Ala. and Clara Smith of Meridian.
J.D. JOLLY JR.
Retired meat cutter
VERONA Services for J.D. Jolly Jr., will be held today at 2 p.m. at Chapel of Okolona Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Bowen officiating. Burial will be in Boone's Chapel Cemetery. Lee Memorial/Okolona Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jolly, 71, of Okolona, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a retired meat cutter for the Kroger Company and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Mariam "Pete" Wise Jolly of Okolona; two sons, Mike Jolly and his wife, Sheila, of Thaxton and Russell Jolly and his wife, Rhonda, of McCondy; two daughters, Jennifer Clayton and her husband, Randy, of Gautier and Lydia Edwards and her husband, George of Hurley; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lydia Jeanette Shelton of Mazon, Ill. and Eugenia Pope and her husband, Jean, of Pontotoc; two brothers, William P. "Dick" Jolly and Jerry C. "Bud" Jolly, both of Meridian.
Visitation will be today from noon until service time at the funeral home.
JAKE CLIFTON JOHNSON
NEWTON Services for Jake Clifton Johnson will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Winnie McMahon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Infant Johnson, two days old, of Decatur, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include parents, Eugene and Lisa Swanner Johnson of Decatur; a half sister, Jordin Johnson of Meridian; a half brother, Josh Johnson of Meridian; Maternal grandmother, Patsy Swanner of Meridian; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Helen Johnson of Decatur; and paternal great-grandmother, Alice Johnson of Meehan.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James L. Swanner.
Visitation will be today from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
NORA BELL LAMBERT
QUITMAN Services for Nora Bell Lambert will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Buddy Braddock and Dale Eakes officiating. Burial will be in Goodwater Cemetery.
Mrs. Lambert, 86, of Quitman, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include three sons, Dennis McGrew and his wife, Elna, of Heidelberg, the Rev. Roger McGrew and his wife, Sue, of Canton, and Glynn Lambert and his wife, Ina, of Nashville; three daughters, Evonne Barnes and her husband, JD, and Grace Hood, all of Mobile, Ala., and Mary Tucker and her husband, James, of Quitman; a brother, Jack Gable and a sister, Lillian LeCarno of Mobile; 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
PATSY CARROLL HUTCHINSON
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Patsy Carroll Hutchinson will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Montrose Cemetery in Quitman with the Rev. Ray Wilkerson officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hutchinson, 67, of Quitman, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include four daughters, Lisa Pippins of Quitman, Frances Moak of Jonesville, La., Mary Berry of Georgetown and Patsy Ann James of Selma; three sons, Tommy James of Quitman, Danny James and Joe McDaniel of Centerville; a brother, Tommy Leon Carroll of Stonewall; two sisters, Betty Walker and Alice Carroll of Cardwell, Texas; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Arrangements for Elton Stegall were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home. Mr. Stegall, 77, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at Guardian Angel Hospice.