Obituaries for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002
NEWTON Services for Evelyn Henderson will be held today at 8 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Goodman officiating. Burial will be in Burns Cemetery in Smith county.
Mrs. Henderson, 66, of Meridian, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was a member of Oakland Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Scarborough of Collinsville; a grandson, Christopher Scarborough and his wife, Shannon, a great-granddaughter, Kristan Nicole Scarborough, all of Monroe, La.; and a sister, Athela English of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hilton Barber Henderson.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
EVA B. DUNCAN
PHILADELPHIA Services for Eva B. Duncan will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in Tucker Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Duncan, 77, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, in her home. She was a native of Lauderdale County and a resident of the Tucker Community of Neshoba County for 35 years. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a religious instructor for 25 years. She was active in many church activities. Mrs. Duncan was involved in the Tucker Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Ladies Auxiliaries of Knights of Columbus, VFW and DAV.
Survivors include a son, Clyde A. Duncan of Philadelphia; grandson, Drew Duncan of Jackson; a sister, June Divine and her husband, Bob, of Lamar, Mo.; a brother, Ed Switzer and his wife, Evelyn, of Little Rock; sisters-in-law, Ethel V. Johnson of Sudbury, Mass., Mary E. Dover of Meridian, Tina Duncan of Philadelphia and Melba Duncan of Columbus, Ga.; a brother-in-law, Van A. Duncan Sr. of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, D.H. Duncan Jr.; a brother, Bill Switzer; brothers-in-law, William L. Duncan, Rudy Duncan and James "Jim" Dover.
The family requests memorials be made to Tucker Volunteer Fire Department or Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
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PHILADELPHIA Services for Myrtie Warren will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Gilbert Allan officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Union.
Mrs. Warren, 80, of Union, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Laird Hospital in Union.
Survivors include her husband, Curt Warren of Union; two daughters, Mitsy Persons of Collinsville and Anita Garrett of Meridian; sisters, Mary Jane Murphree and Joan McNeil of Meridian, Frances Stephens of Union; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be Wednesday beginning at noon at the funeral home.
Services for Audrey Scoggins will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery in Newton County.
Mrs. Scoggins, 95, of Meridian, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Visitation will be Wednesday 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
FREDNA MAE SKINNER
UNION Services for Fredna Mae Skinner will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Paul McDonald and Darnell Archie officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion C.M. Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Skinner, 63, of Union, died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at the University of Alabama Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, R.L. Skinner of Union; two daughters, Cheryl Barnes and her husband, Bruce, of Ellisville, Patsy Chisolm and her husband, Paul, of Union; sons, Danny Skinner and his wife, Teresa, of Hickory, Mike Skinner of Union and Randy Skinner of Philadelphia; a brother, Dewey Boles of Jackson; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.